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Cost Manager

  1. Kincardine
  2. Nuclear
R-113442

Cost Manager

AtkinsRéalis is one of Canada's largest private sector nuclear engineering groups. We have been providing a wide range of services to the nuclear industry in Canada and around the world since for more than 60 years. We are proud to be the steward of Canadian CANDU nuclear technology.

The shoreline power group is a fully integrated joint venture of aecon, united and atkinsrealis located in kincardine, ontario. Shoreline power group is the centerpiece of the major component replacement (mcr) program which replaces the main components of 6 reactors at the bruce power nuclear generating station. The scope of work includes the removal and replacement of calandria tubes, pressure tubes, and feeders as well as construction management and trade labor. This project is part of bruce power’s life extension program, which will allow bruce power’s candu units to continue to operate safely through to 2064.

Reporting to the sr project controls manager, the cost manager will be responsible in providing project control support to ongoing projects and supporting the company’s estimating and construction teams to ensure that the company’s project control system is properly implemented and utilized.

This role will be based at the client site but will be eligible for travel conditions should the successful candidate meet the eligibility criteria

Location – Kincardine, ON

Your role within the team:

  • Overall responsibility for compliance of assigned projects with project controls standards - both from applicable contract documents and from shoreline project controls policies/guidelines.
  • Manage developing, establishing, and maintaining the company’s project cost /control systems.
  • Manage efforts to ensure continuity between project estimates and project baseline.
  • Oversee the project team in converting project bids to setting up the complete, performance measurement baseline in the company’s project controls (prism) system.
  • Assist in set up project accounting systems (cost codes, job cost processing procedures, project rules of credit).
  • Provide support to commercial & procurement teams on subcontractor claims assessment, client claims development, negotiations & dispute resolutions.
  • Provide commercial and technical expertise to support proposal development and provide commercial input into contractually defined project control requirements.
  • Ensure adherence to all contract conditions regarding project controls requirements, project set-up, monitoring & close-out.
  • Monitor the project performance and ensure that all the project control system is properly implemented.
  • Generate all required project status reports for internal management and for the customer, including the overall project dashboard, project performance report (earned value, spi, cpi, etc).
  • Train the project team on how to implement the change management procedures.
  • Maintain and support the improvement of the change management system in compliance with contract conditions and shoreline’s procedures; monitor and enforce the change management system for assigned projects.
  • Responsible to communicate, train and generally ensure full understanding by project staff of project controls processes and their applicable responsibilities.
  • Oversee the review and analyze the project control reports (i.e., progress and productivity) with the project control leads and project team and suggest corrective actions to maintain reasonable (around 1-pf) performance/productivity.
  • Oversee the review and analyze the project scheduling and cost reports and suggest corrective actions to maintain the project within anticipated cost and schedule.
  • Prepare and update project cash flows.
  • Supervise and mentor project control staff.
  • Participate in customer and internal management project status reporting meetings.
  • As required, produce custom reports per request of customer or internal management.
  • Provide input on an ongoing basis for improvements/modifications to shoreline’s project controls policy & guidelines.
  • Create, promote, and maintain a safe, open & respectful workplace culture and environment.Provide feedback & guidance to direct reports for annual goal setting; support in the establishment of individual career development plans and in identifying training & professional development opportunities.
  • Supervise project controls planning and scheduling staff.
  • Direct support of project management to monitor and report project financial status.
  • Fiscal responsibility as required by the joint venture agreement.

Why choose AtkinsRéalis as an employer?

Because we offer:

  • The opportunity to work on various major projects for internal and external clients.
  • An exciting environment where work-life balance is important.
  • A wide array of learning and development opportunities.
  • Competitive pay, flexible benefits, an employee share plan, and a defined contribution pension plan.
  • A work environment focused on health and safety.

The ideal candidate:

  • 10-15 years of related experience.
  • College and/or university degree in related field, or applicable work experience
  • Applied knowledge of the “earned value” principles.
  • Applied knowledge of project management and project controls principles
  • Applied knowledge of cost engineering/cost control.
  • Organizational skills in order to handle multiple tasks within a high-pressure work site environment.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral).
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of management and employees.
  • Able to travel to remote job or work location.
  • Flexibility to relocate or work away from home.
  • Variety of jobsite conditions (office, nuclear environment, outdoors).

Other qualifications –

  • Due to the nature of work conducted by shoreline, mandated nuclear export controls requirements must be met for employment.
  • Our background check process includes a full security check and clearance process as well as reference checks. The security clearance process includes a comprehensive list of previous residences, employment, education and other pertinent information. Those with a valid bruce power security clearance are strongly preferred.

Are you up for this challenge? Apply today and join our team to help engineer a Better Future for our Planet and its People.

At AtkinsRéalis, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds, and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion, or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.  
 

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Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

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