Who We Are
Trans Mountain Corporation operates Canadas only pipeline system transporting crude oil and refined products to the West Coast. We deliver nearly 300,000 barrels of crude oil and refined products each day through 1,274 kilometers of pipeline in Alberta, British Columbia and Washington State.
The Trans Mountain Expansion Project will provide increased capacity to support Canadian crude oil production growth and ensure access to global energy markets. The largest project in our history, it involves the installation of approximately 980 km of new pipeline, new and modified facilities including pump stations and terminals, and a new dock complex at the Westridge Marine Terminal in British Columbia.
As a federal Crown corporation, the newly formed Trans Mountain Corporation will continue to build upon our 65 years of experience delivering operational and safety excellence through our crude oil pipeline system.
We are accountable to Parliament through the Canada Development Investment Corporation (CDEV). As a wholly-owned subsidiary of CDEV, we are governed by an independent Board of Directors.
Quick Facts about Trans Mountain Corporation
We operate Canadas only pipeline system transporting crude oil and refined products to the West Coast
We have delivered safe and reliable energy transportation for 65 years
We deliver 300,000 barrels of crude oil and refined products every day on our pipeline system
Our Trans Mountain Expansion Project will provide western Canadian crude oil producers with an additional 590,000 bpd of crude oil transportation capacity and tidewater access
Our corporate headquarters is in Calgary, Alberta with regional offices along the pipeline system in Alberta and British Columbia
The Project Controls Lead Facilities will be responsible for all project controls functions including but not limited to cost control, planning, scheduling, progress monitoring, cost / schedule forecasting, change management and reporting for the facilities in Edmonton, Pump and valve stations along the pipeline right of way in Alberta and BC, and the power supply to those facilities. Project Controls Lead - Facilities will report to the Senior Manager, Project Controls and will work closely with the execution team and general construction contractors on a day-to-day basis.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Manage the project controls functions and resources specifically of the execution work for the various pipeline scopes of work,
Steward contractors project execution according to agreed schedule with proper monitoring of daily, weekly progress and productivity report.
Steward and lead contractors cost performance according to their approved budgets and incorporating changes, trends into cost forecast eliminating cost over expenditure and/or surprises.
Provide support and leadership for project controls process automation and efficient utilization of resources
Summarize and report on project financial metrics to the project and business unit management and make suggestions for improvement.
Working knowledge of commercial contracts and the impact / implementation of standard cost control policies and procedures (business knowledge, not technical legal knowledge, etc.).
Coordinate activities with other functions (e.g. Finance, Supply Chain Management, Operations, etc.)
Consistently maintain and demonstrate a high regard for personal safety, safety of company assets, employees / contractors, and the general public.
Review and provide feedback of Contractors schedule in comparison to overall project schedule, budget, and forecast to identify and resolve any inconsistencies.
Familiarity with cost tracking processes for various contract arrangements, including Time and Material, Unit Cost and Lump Sum contract types. Interpret contract requirements and how they are applied to the project relative to cost impacts.
Manage and calculate earned value (as applicable).
Review and modify (where appropriate) accrual and forecasting methods.
Ability to manage and identify project cost overruns early in the life cycle, and propose solutions to mitigate cost issues.
Communicate project status reporting to the Director and propose other key financial metric reports, as needed or requested.
Invoice Attestation: provide invoice review guidance to team based on contract requirements for labor, equipment, material, and subcontractors
Education and Experience:
Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Commerce, Business or similar field Project Management, Project Controls Certification or similar is considered an asset.
A minimum of 15 years of experience in the Oil & Gas industry, with the primary focus on project controls, planning, scheduling, cost control, change management, risk management and reporting.
Demonstrated leadership in cost control & cost forecasting for large oil & gas projects. Hands on experience in using cost management software; (PRISM/PIMS) would be a plus.
Proven record of delivering projects with predictable outcomes and no surprises. Proven experience with cost and schedule control systems, resource planning, procurement, and earned value management.
Hands on field experience in the field of project controls, construction management in Alberta and/or British Columbia.
Fluency with unit rates, material and equipment pricing, labor pricing and other estimate components and techniques.
Strong stakeholders (internal & external) engagement and communication
Well-versed in setting up cost tracking systems, including budgets, forecasts, actual costs, accruals, cash flows, change management and how they directly relate to the project cost and schedule.
Excellent communication and analytical skills to solve problems.
Ability to work with minimal staff members and utilize contractor resources
Adaptable and able to work effectively in a team environment and consistently maintain a professional and respectful demeanor/attitude with co-workers, clients, vendors, and regulatory agencies.
Proficiency with computer applications, including Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, Power Point, and Outlook, required. Working knowledge of Lawson financial, Primavera P6 software and PRISM version 4.0 preferred.
Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks are essential.
Proven ability to apply a fact-based approach to problem solve complex issues and find resolution.
Self-motivated yet able to take direction from Management; keep required work schedules; focus attention on details.
Ability to attend to detail and work in a time-conscious and time-effective manner.
Based in Calgary, AB
Some travel may be required on a business trip basis within Alberta and BC.
As an equal opportunity employer, Trans Mountain Canada Inc. actively encourages applications from traditionally underrepresented groups, including women, Indigenous Peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities.