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Project Controls Analyst
Business Line Transportation
ID # 12796
Job Type Permanent - Full Time
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WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe.  In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We’re among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP :

  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable





Overview of the opportunity with us:

WSP is currently seeking a Project Control Analyst for our Transportation business line, based at our Oakville location. 


  • This position provides important support to the Project Manager and to the project team. 
  • The Project Control Analyst supports the execution of project activities, including Financial Management, project management, and monthly reporting.  As a member of the Transportation group, you will be given opportunities to apply your education and experience on complex projects. 
  • You will be challenged to manage multiple priorities, meet tight deadlines, and maintain very high quality. 
  • You will gain knowledge through mentorship and skills development, fast-track your professional development to become a strong project control analyst with the potential for a PMP designation.


What you'll bring to WSP: 

  • 5+ years' of relevant experience in Project Controls (with strong experience in several of the following: planned value, actual cost, earned value and schedule management/reporting)
  • Previous relevant experience in the engineering industry is an asset
  • You will possess adaptability and flexibility including the ability to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity and change
  • You should have the ability to multi-task, work on several projects or tasks at once, manage time, organize, and set priorities
  • You will have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • You will have a high level of communications skills, both written and verbal, including report writing, editing and proofreading abilities
  • You should have advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite and Outlook.
  • Highly advanced Microsoft Excel skills and/or MS Project skills is an asset
  • High level analytical and quantitative skills are a must
  • Knowledge of ProjectWise and/or Sharepoint is an asset.
  • Post-secondary diploma or degree (project management, finance or business preferred)


Why should you choose WSP?

  • A Canadian success story - a company that grew from humble roots in Quebec to a global, multinational powerhouse with over 48,000 employees worldwide;
  • Impact the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada;
  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than we were yesterday, for our employees, future employees, and our fellow Canadians, we're open to your ideas and trying new things that will challenge the status quo and raise the bar higher;
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a forward-thinking workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.


What you can expect to do here:

  • You will get to work with multidisciplinary teams of Project Managers, Engineers, Planners, Designers, and Contract Administrators and Sub-Consultants
  • You will implement and execute project controls plans to support contractual requirements of a project;
  • You will be responsible for supporting baseline budgets and work breakdown structure to manage hours and expenditure;
  • You will maintain accurate reporting and tracking on a project to verify the planned value, actual cost, earned value and schedule;
  • You will act as the liaison between Project Controls and other project disciplines;
  • You will assess impacts for changes to baseline/estimates and new forecasted dates/performance;
  • Timely identification, notification, resolution, and recording of deviations from the current plan, including items that have the potential for future impact within project scope;
  • You will convey an understanding of project evolution and serve as a preventative mechanism for unforeseen cost and schedule impacts;
  • You will implement and execute methods of effective progress measurement based on the size and complexity of the project;
  • As part of your team, you will effectively manage the financial health of the project, including variance reporting for both schedule and cost;
  • You will attend meetings, as required and prepare and distribute agenda items, take meeting minutes and track minutes for follow up items;
  • Assist in preparing reporting packages to project and corporate management teams;
  • Prepare project plans including, work breakdown structures, scheduling, cost plan, quality plan, and change management plan;
  • Organize billing drafts, compiling monthly invoices and following up for approval and payment, managing sub-consultant receivables;
  • You will be responsible for the preparation and coordination of monthly progress reports






Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

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WSP Canada Inc.


Oakville, ON

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