Local recruitment: Project Controls Manager


Chicago, IL, USA 🇺🇸

Project Controls Manager – ( 2300000U )


We’re in the business of limitless potential. From iconic designs to monumental ground breakings, we believe the best solutions are the product of diverse perspectives.

By managing capital programs and projects as if they were our own, our project management business, and technical experts work with clients to strategize, plan, and implement projects that help them achieve their organization’s objectives. Our award-winning team has managed thousands of projects across all sectors — hospitals, airports, and entire university campuses; infrastructure like mass transit and water-treatment facilities; and energy and resource assignments, from mines to wind farms.

Join an award-winning team of program and project management specialists that are passionate to bring transformational project solutions to life.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking qualified candidates for a Program Controls Manager position. The individual would be responsible for providing program and project controls expertise to improve Stantec’s delivery of Programs. The Program Controls Manager may have oversight of numerous infrastructure projects and will support delivery by developing project controls solutions to identified challenges. They may be responsible for managing a staff of professionals and technicians for successful completion of project controls activities. The position will be responsible for program/project controls activities and will support program efforts by coordinating with program management staff.

Furthermore, the individual will be required to participate in analyzing Client program controls needs and assist delivery teams in developing the combination of tools, processes, and people to enable the team to manage a portfolio of projects with visibility into schedule and budget KPIs and trends.

Your Key Responsibilities

Program Delivery:

  • Developing and implementing project controls standards and procedures, monitor compliance and initiate corrective measures as necessary.
  • Ensuring that all planning and scheduling activities such as schedule development, project reporting and problem analysis activities comply with Company and client requirements.
  • Providing consultation to the Company, client and subcontractors in planning, delivery and scheduling activities.
  • Communicating areas of concern to Program Leadership Team.
  • Provide QA/QC of cost and scheduling processes, reports, and utilization.
  • Consistently and successfully deploying solutions for key accounts as assigned.
  • Leading large, complex teams through challenging project assignments and complex client environments.
  • Represent project controls tasks in meetings with client, subcontractors, and others, as required.
  • Initiating and maintaining Client relationships to facilitate program activities.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication and negotiating skills.
  • Work in a manner to ensure personal safety and that of fellow employees by following company health and safety guidelines and policies.
  • Consistently adhere to and enforce internal Company processes and policies such as business and contracting rules.
  • Must be able to demonstrate good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment
  • Must demonstrate organizational skills and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong willingness to be a part of a large global engineering company, and to work with teams in other offices around the world

Education and Experience

  • BA/BS in Engineering/Environmental/Construction Management required
  • 10-15 years program management experience of infrastructure/buildings/utility projects required
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification highly desired
  • Demonstrated experience in development of Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), scheduling and schedule analysis, cost estimating and cost control, budget development, reporting and record/document control
  • Direct experience in developing and updating cost and resource loaded schedules using, Primavera P6, Microsoft Project and other database programs, web-based tools and spreadsheets
  • Experience in project management systems and software including Primavera, e-Builder, PMWeb, Aconex, or similar, with integrating project management systems with ERP systems including Oracle and JD Edwards
  • Experience in mapping complex business processes and developing efficiencies using Visio
  • Value of individual programs previously managed should be $1.5B or more
  • Experience in the municipal sector in areas of public works, utilities, transportation, and industry and on multi-sector programs is preferred

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-Illinois-Chicago

Organization : BC-2249 Water-Program Management-US

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jan 6, 2023, 7:55:51 AM

Req ID: 2300000U

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans





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