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Date:  Sep 22, 2023

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Major Projects East

Position Title:  Coordinator, Project Controls

Build Your Career at Aecon

Aecon is proud to build some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of this generation. From the roads and transit systems that connect our communities, to the communication networks that link us from coast-to-coast, and the water infrastructure that supplies our businesses and homes. Our integral work includes constructing the pipelines that join provinces with the energy that fuels the nation, and the airports and ports that connect us all. Aecon is there, safely and sustainably building the future.  


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our employees. We are always searching the globe for exceptional candidates to join the Aecon family and be a part of our forward-thinking, innovative, best-in-class organization!  


What is the Opportunity?

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.


Aecon is seeking a Project Controls Coordinator to join the Major Projects East group on a new exciting project.  Reporting to the Project Controls Manager, the Project Controls Coordinator will provide support in developing, establishing, and maintaining the company's project cost/control systems. 


What You’ll Do Here:

  • Provide support in developing, establishing, and maintaining the company's project cost/control systems
  • Provide support in proposal and estimating efforts to ensure continuity between project estimates and project baseline
  • Provide support with development of detailed, resource-loaded schedule in P6
  • Assist the project team in converting project bids to setting up the complete, accurate project baseline (budget, schedule), in the company's Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system (Hard Dollar/InEight, SAP, P6)
  • Assist with the set-up of project accounting systems (cost codes, job cost processing procedures, project rules of credit)
  • Assist in ensuring all the contract conditions (invoicing, reporting, change management, etc.) are applied and fulfilled for project set-up, project tracking and reporting, and project closeout
  • Assist in monitoring project performance and ensure that 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.)
  • Assist in the review and analysis of the project schedule and cost reports and suggest corrective actions to maintain the project within anticipated cost and schedule
  • Assist with the implementation of the change management procedures ensuring compliance with contract conditions and Aecon's standards
  • Provide support to the project team in budget and forecast management during execution to accurate reflect project status using the company's Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system (Hard Dollar/InEight, SAP, P6)
  • Prepare and update project cash flows
  • Produce custom reports from SAP/P6 as required
  • Provide input on an ongoing basis for improvement/modifications to Aecon's project controls policy and guidelines
  • Aid cost control, procurement and project accounting groups as required


  • What You Bring to the Team:
  • 5-7 years minimum of related project controls construction experience
  • College and/or University degree in Engineering or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Applied knowledge of Project Management and Project Controls principles an asset
  • Applied knowledge of the "Earned Value" principles an asset
  • Ability to produce, read and manipulate schedules and scheduling curves/reports an asset
  • P6 experience is an asset
  • Applied knowledge of cost engineering / cost control is an asset
  • Experience with Hard Dollar/InEight and SAP ERP systems is an asset
  • Intermediate to expert proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Organizational skills to handle multiple tasks within a high-pressure work site environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of management and employees
  • Willingness for continuous learning and advancement of technical knowledge
  • Detail oriented
  • Must be able to travel to projects
  • Must possess valid G driver's license and have access to a vehicle

What Makes us Aecon Proud:

  • Engaging and agile workplace culture, collaborative and inclusive teams
  • Commitment to sustainability and to becoming a net-zero company by 2050
  • Investing in our people through a variety of learning and development programs such as Aecon University, BluePrint leadership program, and Project Management Academy
  • Variety of wellness benefits, access to virtual health care, 100% employer-paid health and dental premiums, Employee Assistance Program, Best Doctors Program, and more.
  • Tuition reimbursement opportunities
  • Recognition and rewards through Aecon Accolades, Aecon Achievement Awards and more
  • Employee Stock Options, Short Term Incentive Program, Retirement Savings and Pension Plan


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. If you require accommodation during any step of the application process, please click here.