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Project Controls Specialist in Pointe-Claire at Andritz

Date Posted: 4/8/2018

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Job Description

Andritz Hydro, an OEM and world leader in the design, manufacturing, and construction of hydropower equipment is looking for an experienced Project Controls/EVA Specialist to help set up and manage an appropriate project controls methodology for its Hydro projects in the Canadian market.

Project Controls Specialist is a new role at Andritz, which will be part of the Project Controls function.

The main responsibility of this role is to assist with the implementation of Earned Value Analysis across all facets of our Hydro project (engineering, supply, manufacturing and construction). The individual is expected to possess expertise and experience which will serve to develop policies, procedures and standards in Project Controls, and afterwards, to execute Project Controls for active projects.


  • Develop procedures, standards and tools for the EVA management;
  • Trains existing employees on various aspects of EVA and Project Controls;
  • Ensure functionality, timeliness and data quality of all the sub-segments required for EVA, namely:
    • Earned values / Progress measurement based on physical % complete;
    • Planned Values, based on the original budgets, baseline schedules;
    • Actuals, based on project cost accounting.
  • Collaborate with other members of project teams to identify issues, draft recommendations and implement those recommendations as required;
  • Possess a clear understanding of the project schedule and collaborate with the scheduler to be able to present risks & opportunities to the project manager;
  • Produce EVA reports & metrics, S-curves etc. for project managers/management and assist with interpretation of results to adjust project execution and make decisions;
  • Interface with other groups and functions (finance, risk, projects, commercial, etc.) for multi-disciplinary deliverables;
  • Occasionally visit manufacturing and construction locations for reviews, training, or customer meetings.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering or Finance/Accounting;
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in project controls roles, with emphasis on planning, cost and EVM;
  • Experience in large infrastructure construction projects, an asset;
  • Leadership and coordination skills; ability to organize teams, follow up on deliverables, train employees;
  • Strong analytical skills to evaluate complex data sets and resolve issues;
  • Experience with Primavera P6, or other scheduling tools;
  • Strong experience working in Excel ;
  • Short assignments, requires traveling (10%-20%);
  • Proficiency in English and French;
  • Ability to communicate clearly, deliver presentations, simplify and explain variances / trends etc.


* Legal status to work in Canada is required.