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Date:  Feb 12, 2024

Surrey, British Columbia, CA

Operating Sector:  Major Projects West

Position Title:  Project Controls Specialist

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!


Position Overview

Safe. Trusted. Respected. Aecon Civil is a market leader with a self-perform competitive advantage and core local strength in key markets. We’re proud of our work helping to expand and improve Canada’s infrastructure and transportation networks, and we’re ready to build the future of our country. With over a century of experience, and the ability to offer diverse, comprehensive services, Aecon is a preferred contractor for our clients. This includes numerous public entities and Public-Private Partnerships in Canada and abroad.


Metro Vancouver is constructing a new water supply tunnel between the City of New Westminster and the City of Surrey. This project is one of five new regional water supply tunnels that are being designed to meet current seismic standards to ensure the reliable delivery of drinking water in the region in the event of a major earthquake. When complete, the tunnel will also increase the capacity of the existing system to meet the long-term needs of the growing population.


The Project Controls Specialist will work on the Annacis Water Supply Tunnel project, located in Surrey, BC. This project is being constructed by a General Partnership between Traylor Bros and Aecon Construction (Traylor Aecon GP).


What You’ll Do Here:

  • Develop and maintain project financials including job cost, revenue and cash flows.
  • Maintain project level cost and budget utilizing company provided software including entry of cost adjustments, quantities, forecast cost to complete and budget revisions.
  • Prepare monthly progress reports for client and quarterly reports for corporate review.
  • Develop and maintain critical path method baseline and progress schedules.
  • Prepare time impact analysis schedules for changed conditions.
  • Maintain subcontractor contracts payments, and payment applications to the client.
  • Participate in project decisions regarding cost and scheduling.
  • Investigate problems and/or reported incidents; identify and recommend solutions/alternatives as appropriate.
  • Assemble cost and schedule proposals for change order work.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as directed by project management. 
  • Travel as required to attend, but not limited to, meetings, training, etc.
  • Ability to relocate as needed.


Desired Experience & Background

  • 4-year degree in related field: engineering, construction management, business, etc.
  • 2-3 years of similar project controls work for self-perform contractor on smaller (<$500mm) projects.


The expected pay range for this position is $75,000 - $95,000.


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.