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Date:  Feb 27, 2024

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Information Services

Position Title:  Functional P6 Analyst

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!  


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. 
  • Are a leader in sustainable construction.  With a strong commitment to operating responsibility by minimizing our impact on the environment and surrounding communities. 

Key Responsibilities


  • Develop a deep understanding of Aecon (Construction industry specific) business processes and strategy through collaboration and regular engagement with key stakeholders and business process owners.
  • Managing P6 databases, definition and ownership of the business roles and required access for the user base, direct the assignment of security roles and identify the requirements for licensing for all Company Divisions and Joint Ventures under Aecon’s P6 EPPM environment.
  • In collaboration with the divisional P6 leads, develop, manage and maintain coding structures, resource/role pools, global calendars, Enterprise Project Structure (EPS), Organizational Breakdown Structure (OBS), security profiles, and settings that are standards and global in nature.
  • Gather, analyze and prioritize business requirements by conducting workshops in co-ordination with cross-function organizations.
  • Act as liaison with clients for troubleshooting: investigate, analyze, and solve software problems for application incidents.
  • Document and communicate knowledge with the rest of the team to improve service levels, by developing and maintaining “how to” procedures and knowledgebase articles. 
  • Perform detailed analysis of complex business process requirements and provide appropriate system solutions; identify, interpret, validate and document business requirements.
  • Configuration of applications functionality for any requirement/enhancement.
  • Develop and maintain documentation.
  • Document and execute UAT testing.
  • Coordinate with the QA Lead and QA Team to ensure appropriate QA testing.
  • Collaborate with other internal IT organizations to ensure optimal work processes are followed and organization’s IT Strategy is delivered.
  • Be hands-on application support during integration and user acceptance testing.
  • Provide or lead the end user training with applications.
  • Provide support and expertise after go-live of the initial rollout of projects.
  • Follow all practices of Aecon remedy tool and contribute for enhancement. Manage changes and/or expediated transports as needed for high priority issues.
  • Work closely and productively with application functional leads to support/implementation vendor for day-to-day work or any other work.
  • Work self-directed and independently
  • Participate in internal, customer and regulatory audits if required.
  • Support the information systems and operate according to internal standards, external accrediting agency standards and legal requirements.
  • Ensure the integrity of IT assets.
  • Manage P6 new access setup and access removal process.
  • Custodian of P6 onboarding/offboarding process and workflow
  • P6 licenses validation and cleanup
  • P6 users activities monitoring and users cleanup
  • Manage user acceptance testing (UAT) of P6 changes, upgrades, and fixes
  • Manage / support P6 enhancement requests and incidents from business
  • Liaise with Oracle on service issues, reported incidents and system enhancements/future roadmap
  • Facilitate / manage regular P6 users group meetings 


Required Knowledge and Experience


  • University Degree in Computer Science or related area from an accredited institution.
  • 3+ years’ experience working with P6
  • Must have strong understanding of CPM (Critical Path Method), earned value concepts and calculations as well rules of credit.
  • SQL Server Analysis skills, application configuration and performance analysis skills
  • Web application test knowledge: IIS, SSL Certificate setup understanding
  • Oracle Certified Specialist highly desirable.
  • Primavera P6 Certification is considered a strong asset.
  • Familiarity with ITIL Foundations is an asset.
  • Experience with Incident Management, Problem Management, Knowledge Management, Change Management, or Service Level Management is an asset
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical concepts to non-technical people. 
  • Excellent customer service skills 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skill 
  • Proficient in the French language is an asset 
  • Technical knowledge in computer hardware and software configuration 
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to act individually and work together with others as part of a team 
  • Ability to recognize, analyze, and effectively solve problems in a timely and organized manner using industry best practices and procedures
  • Must have working knowledge of Windows 10, MS Office 365 products, Microsoft Exchange, and Active Directory
  • Understanding of BMC Remedy, Citrix XenApp, SAP, and Microsoft Teams is also an asset
  • Able to troubleshoot network connectivity, router, access point, and switch issues 
  • “Can do” attitude


Necessary Competencies

  • Problem Solving
  • Working knowledge and experience with Oracle Primavera P6 EPPM and P6 Professional, Primavera Risk Analysis(PRA) applications
  • Knowledge of Primavera P6 application and database configuration, maintenance processes
  • Business knowledge and use of Primavera P6 application for project planning, scheduling and execution
  • P6 integration knowledge with other enterprise estimation and ERP applications, such as InEight Estimate, SAP, etc
  • Knowledge and use of Oracle Primavera Cloud (OPC) platform and Primavera P6 Cloud platform is a definite asset
  • Use of other enterprise project management applications, e.g. TILOS, Acumen Fuse, Acumen Risk, Autodesk Assemble is a definite asset
  • Uses logic and techniques to solve complex problems with effective solutions
  • Asks the right probing questions to help achieve the best outcome
  • Decision Making
  • Makes sound decisions involving the most complex information and dynamic situations.
  • Demonstrates sound judgment.
  • Communication
  • Clearly conveys and receives information in a manner that engages the listener
  • Character
  • Integrity, Humility, Transparency
  • Courage, Drive
  • Energy, Passion


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 Act during any step of the application process please click here.