Project Planners/Controllers

Corporate Overview

Aker Solutions helps the world meet its energy needs. We engineer the products, systems and services required to unlock energy. Our goal is to maximize recovery and efficiency of oil and gas assets, while using our expertise to develop the sustainable solutions of the future. Aker Solutions employs approximately 14,000 people in more than 20 countries.

Aker Solutions based in St. John’s, NL provides front end studies, engineering, asset integrity management, offshore construction and commissioning, procurement, and project management for upstream oil and gas facilities. We are currently looking for experienced Project Planners/Controllers for potential opportunities for commissioning and offshore hook-up activities for offshore Newfoundland. Positions will be based in St. John’s, however, will require individuals to work at construction sites located in Newfoundland and Labrador and internationally.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

The Project Controls Team will be responsible for cost and schedule oversight and reporting including detailed planning, progress measurement, deliverable achievement, and budget adherence. Responsibilities and tasks may include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and maintain various plans, including milestone plans, 12 month, 90 day, turnaround and daily plans, when required;

  • Monitor and control detailed task schedules, incorporating project changes;

  • Monitor, analyze and report on project progress;

  • Identify trends, conflicts, risks and opportunities that will impact execution schedule and deliverables;

  • Liaise with engineering, procurement, implementation and discipline engineering on all matters related to schedule activities and assist in determining schedule priorities, resource allocation and critical path analysis;

  • Attend scheduled kick-off and progress meetings.

  • Prepare specific reports that relate to cost, forecasts, project analysis or performance measures;

  • Prepare and maintain a cost forecast, plan and estimates for all work including commissioning and construction activities;

Qualifications and Personal Qualities:

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience with relevant post-secondary qualifications, or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Must have working knowledge of estimating, planning, schedule, cost, and change management, progress and performance measurement.

  • Must have strong computer skills and previous experience using integrated project controls database systems

  • Offshore experience is an asset

The following behavioral competencies are required to effectively deliver results:

  • Working with People – Demonstrates an interest in and understanding of others; listens, consults with others and communicates proactively; develops and openly communicates self-insight.

  • Planning and Organizing – Sets clearly defined objectives; plans activities and projects well in advance and takes account of possible changing circumstances.

  • Presenting and Communicating Information – Speaks clearly and fluently; express opinions, information, and key points of an argument clearly; creates presentations and undertakes public speaking with skill and confidence.

  • Analyze Issues and Solve Problems – Gather the most important information; analyze, incorporate, and apply new information and concepts; recognize symptoms that indicate problems; make sound and timely decisions.

  • Delivering Results – Sets high standards for quality and quantity; consistently achieves set goals.

  • Adapting and Responding to Change – Adapts to changing circumstances; accepts new ideas and change initiatives.

We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Good work/life balance
  • Positive work environment with challenging tasks
  • Development opportunities

Consistent with the Accords Act, residents of Newfoundland and Labrador specifically, and Canadians generally, who are qualified, will be given first consideration for training and employment.