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Stantec Project Controls Professional (REMOTE OPTION) in Illinois

Project Controls Professional (REMOTE OPTION) - ( 240001J0 )


Company Overview

Stantec’s vision is to be the world’s leading integrated design practice working on large, complex, transformational projects. These projects are executed collaboratively by leveraging the collective talent within our global design practice on creativity, innovative solutions, and design capability.

The Minneapolis based process group at Stantec is consistently working on a wide variety of exciting industrial food and beverage, process, chemical, agricultural, and other manufacturing projects. From retrofit/upgrade projects to brownfield additions, to complete greenfield facility installations, we partner with clients through all phases of the project lifecycle to deliver high quality designs and outcomes.

Your Opportunity

As a Project Controls Professional at Stantec, you will utilize your expertise planning, scheduling, cost control, communications, and problem solving in a fast-paced, professional, engineering design environment with frequent interfacing with other internal and external professionals.

Reporting Relationships

Reporting to the Practice Leader, the Project Controls Professional will work closely with project managers, business developers, discipline leads, and clients to support execution of our projects.

Your Key Responsibilities


  • Lead the development, monitoring, updating, forecasting, and analyzing of project schedules with particular focus on engineering activities. Schedules are in accordance with industry standard methodologies for various levels depending on project stage and project requirements.

  • Lead the integration of our engineering schedule with external parties’ procurement and construction schedule and at times also manage external parties’ procurement and construction schedule.


  • Support the development of total installed project cost estimates in accordance with AACE classifications for all disciplines including both direct and indirect costs.

  • Develop systems for utilizing project cost data on future projects including establishing a historical cost database of project costs


  • Utilize project controls systems to track and forecast capital costs on major projects, including change management covering cost and schedule and preparation of project reports.

  • Perform various project control activities including resource planning, earned value tracking, cost trends, financial forecasting, etc.

  • Provide project cost and schedule risk assessments.

  • Supervise any supporting roles in the project schedule and cost control activities.

  • Liaise with project teams to ensure the correct utilization of the project control system based on project specific requirements and corporate guidelines.


Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in project scheduling or related field.

  • Advanced user of Primavera P6 and familiar with MS Project.

  • Extensive experience in developing and maintaining schedules ranging from basic Level 1 milestone schedule to detailed resource loaded Level 4 detailed schedules.

  • Comfortable with supporting multiple projects at one time.

  • Checks the work of others for accuracy and completeness and manages time to meet project budget and schedule.

  • Participates and collaborates in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.

  • Advanced understanding of project controls concepts and ability to communicate ideas to others.

  • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering, Construction, Business Management, or related field.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

It is desired for this person to commute as needed to the office located in Plymouth MN, however potential for partial or full remote work is possible for the right candidate.

Indoor (Office Environment) Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting. Noise level varies but generally at levels of conversation. Majority of time spent using a computer/laptop at a workstation and related office equipment. Time spent carrying, reaching, lifting, bending, pushing, and pulling up to 9 kilograms / 20 pounds Occasional – 1-33% of shift. Subject to extended periods of sitting; may be required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk short to moderate distances to perform work. Ability to wear appropriate personal protective equipment if needed.

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

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-Minnesota-Plymouth

Other Locations : United States-Wisconsin, United States-Michigan, United States-Iowa, United States-Illinois, United States-Minnesota

Organization : BC-2350 Buildings-US North Central

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jul 9, 2024, 5:01:01 PM

Req ID: 240001J0


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