Date:  Nov 26, 2020

Woodbridge, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Urban Transportation Systems

Contracts Cost Control Administrator

At Aecon, we’re building the future and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We're always looking for exceptional talent to work on our exciting and ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on being the #1 Canadian Infrastructure Company and the first choice employer in our industry.



Position Overview

Want to work at Aecon? Aecon is well-positioned in the Canadian marketplace as an industry leader in the development and construction of infrastructure. We have a roster of ongoing major projects here and abroad, record backlog diversified across multiple sectors and duration, and a robust pipeline of future project pursuits. We are in a strong market position, but we are ultimately aiming higher


Aecon is currently seeking a Contracts Cost Control Administrator to join the Finch West LRT Project- a transformative transit infrastructure system for the Toronto Area.


Key Responsibilities

  • Create, update, receive, and coordinate subcontractors’ monthly Payment Progress Certificates (PPC’s) to ensure compliance with contract terms.
  • Obtain approvals of the submitted draft PPC’s.
  • Determine the discrepancies between the submitted PPC’s and the executed contracts/approved Change Orders, and work with the Project Manager(s) to investigate.
  • Work closely with the contracts department to obtain executed Change Orders so that those are added to the subcontractors PPC’s.
  • Work thoroughly with the cost control department to ensure accurate cost coding on the PPC’s and to make sure to follow the process already in place.
  • Maintain and update the master accrual file.
  • Prepare ad hoc reports as required.
  • Process subcontract PPC’s with Project Manager(s) approval by forwarding to the vendors and Accounts Payable.
  • Answer any supplier inquiries.
  • Monitor and control subcontract documentation as required
  • Process subcontractor PPC’s by making comparisons to subcontract order and various other payment criteria.
  • Additional duties as required.

Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Entry level role; no experience required
  • Must have good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to work as a member of a team, as well as independently, with minimum supervision.
  • Must have the ability to handle all matters in a confidential and professional manner.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at the same time with excellent follow-up skills
  • Must be detail oriented, with excellent organizational, communication and customer service skills.


Aecon has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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