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Project Controls Manager - Ganotec


Laval, Quebec, CA Longueuil, Quebec, CA Dorval, Quebec, CA Montreal, Quebec, CA

Requisition ID: 130779 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Project Controls Scheduling 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Project Controls Manager you will play a key role in the providing timely and accurate project controls reporting and communicating to management for Ganotec’s projects in the heavy industrial, oil & gas and power sectors among other related. By analyzing and monitoring our projects’ critical paths, you’ll prepare reports, develop alternative solutions, and drive successful project completion ensuring all project costs are managed properly.

District Overview

Ganotec is a full service, heavy industrial contractor serving the industrial sector across Canada. Ganotec typically self performs all major disciplines including, civil, structural steel erection, heavy mechanical equipment installation, process piping and electrical / instrumentation and controls. We conduct our business through a variety of commercial contract styles including full turnkey, EPC, design build, T&M and conventional discipline packages. We have always been a strong proponent of “partnering”, working in collaboration with owners, major equipment suppliers and engineers at the early stages of the project development phase to allow for a more cost-effective execution strategy for our projects. Ganotec continues to position ourselves towards the future, constantly seeking growth opportunities yet never losing sight of what has made the company so successful.  


This position is based out in Ganotec’s Head Office, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC


  • Responsible for providing timely and accurate project controls reporting and communication to management for heavy industrial construct projects (primarily with power, refinery, oil & gas and industrial processing. 
  • Lead and guide a project controls team, including schedulers, cost engineers and document control.
  • Ensures consistent implementation of corporate systems and tools between multiple projects supported by Ganotec Home Office.
  • Audits databases, processes, tracking systems and information input that are used by project teams
  • Project controls functions include:
  • Responsible for managing design quantities, and incorporating any changes from estimate into all quantity, cost, and schedule reporting.
  • Reporting includes earned value schedule progress, cost vs budget, cost and schedule forecasting, and scope change throughout the project for both construction, engineering, and start up.  
  • Support supervision through development, preparation and maintenance of forecasts, schedules, and weekly/monthly progress executive management summary reports using knowledge of construction and engineering principles and concepts. 
  • Analyze work progress and craft productivity reports, use this analyze to update project forecast.
  • Provide planning and cost controlling that includes variation reporting, monitoring of milestone progress, and billing quantity approvals by the client. 
  • Interface with other departments/disciplines to provide scheduling data for items such as subcontract change requests, bid comparisons, change order estimates, and resolutions of potential schedule/work problems. 
  • Perform critical path and time impact analysis to document current conditions and change management on the project.
  • Developing key performance indicators, statistics & compare baseline historical data with current data to study variances.
  • Develop and publish monthly deliverable curves and graphs.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering and/or Construction Management related equivalent
  • 3+ years experience as a Project Controls Manager, Project Engineer, or Scheduling Manager, overall 5-10 years experience in project controls and related
  • Strong cost controls experience including preparing monthly cost reports & cost forecasts, including earned value analysis by Work Breakdown Structure, actual spent hours & cost, overall & detailed budget versus cost comparison, forecasted cost at project completion & identification of cost & schedule overrun risk. 
  • Scheduling experience including preparing Primavera P6 resource loaded schedules, update activities, organizes & coordinates interactive planning sessions. 
  • Strong knowledge of project management principles and tools/software (e.g. Primavera) as well as Microsoft Office applications (EXCEL, PowerPoint, WORD)
  • Knowledge of database management and support
  • Knowledge of reporting tools such as Power BI is an asset.
  • Demonstrates a natural comfort in leadership roles including decision-making and managing meetings
  • Strong communication skills: written, verbal and facilitation. Bilingual – French and English is a decided preference and asset.
  • Strong work ethic, and commitment to meet deadlines in a fast-paced and demanding work environment
  • Strong business judgment and high degree of integrity and confidentiality with sensitive information

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by a Health Canada-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

As a full-service, heavy industrial contractor, we’ve earned an industry-wide reputation for sticking to our high standards in everything we do. 

We believe in the benefits of investing in our people. Around here, learning and improving go hand-in-hand with going to work each day. You’ll constantly increase your knowledge, sharpen your skills and gain new experiences. 

If you're ready for a career that can take you places, look no further. 

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

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