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Date:  Mar 26, 2024

Jackson, SC, US

Operating Sector:  Nuclear

Position Title:  Manager, Project Controls

Come Build Your Career at Aecon!

As a Canadian leader in infrastructure development, Aecon is safely and sustainably building what matters for future generations to thrive! We lead some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of our generation, at the forefront of transformational change in transportation and energy, and partnering every day to build, connect, power, and strengthen our communities.

At Aecon, you can count on:

  • Safety First. Our number one core value. If we can’t do it safely, we don’t do it at all.
  • Integrity. We lead by example, with humility and courage.
  • Accountability. We’re passionate about delivering on our commitments.
  • Inclusion. We provide equitable opportunities for everyone.


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. So, we invest in our people, just like they invest in us! 


At Aecon we:

  • Ensure you and your family receive the services needed to support your mental, emotional, and physical well-being
  • Believe in helping you build your career through our Aecon University and Leadership Programs
  • Are committed to supporting and investing in inclusive work environments, through initiatives like Equity, Diversity & Inclusion training, our Aecon Women in Trades and Aecon Diversity in Trades programs, and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to ensure we are building inclusion into every aspect of our culture at Aecon.
  • Are a leader in sustainable construction. With a strong commitment to operating responsibility by minimizing our impact on the environment and surrounding communities.


Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our people. We’re always searching the globe for innovative, collaborative minds to join our best-in-class Aecon community!


About Us

With over 50 years of nuclear experience; Aecon-Wachs reputation for reliability, safety, and performance has continually made us a contractor of choice. We offer an unparalleled depth of expertise and a broad range of capabilities that can be called upon to deliver an integrated solution to virtually any nuclear challenge. Aecon-Wachs broad range of services and seamless solutions to our clients on numerous projects, from plant modifications to a long-term maintenance contract for nuclear facilities, design-build ISFSI, reactor overhaul or large component replacement for plant life extension, site preparation & large component removal for decommissioning, specialty welding and cutting tool and site services, safety class component, pipes and custom steel fabrication.

Aecon-Wachs has kept pace with the increasingly challenging demands of the industry – the need for more capacity, greater efficiency, innovation, and more stringent environmental controls; we achieve this all while maintaining our unparalleled commitment to safety. Safety First is our number one core value and it is deeply ingrained at all levels of our organization, from leadership through our frontline workers. We firmly believe that positive results can only be achieved by providing safe, healthy, working conditions and impeccably maintained equipment.

When it comes to the of future nuclear projects, we have the capabilities to manage engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance and fabrication services including project development, project management and project financing. From design and engineering to construction delivery, and project finance, we work tirelessly to make expectations a reality.


Reporting to the Project Director, the Project Control 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.


What You'll Do Here 
•    Overall responsibility for compliance of assigned projects with project controls standards - both from applicable contract documents and from the projects 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 production of a detailed, resource-loaded schedule in P6.
•    Oversee the project team in converting project bids to setting up the complete, accurate project baseline (budget, schedule), 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)
•    Review the project contract and ensure that all the contract conditions (invoicing, reporting, change management, etc.) are applied and fulfilled for project set-up, project tracking and reporting, and project closeout
•    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
•    Responsible to establish a change management system in compliance with contract conditions and  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 the projects project controls policy & guidelines
•    Other duties as assigned


What You Bring To The Team 
•    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
•    Advanced Microsoft Office skills, excellent skills in Microsoft Excel required



Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization. We welcome all to apply including, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


We are committed to adhering to the objectives and requirements outlined in the Accessible Canada Act (ACA), and to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, through the implementation of the requirements of the ACA and its applicable regulations. If you require accommodation under the ACA during any step of the application process please click here.

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