What is a Project Controls Manager?
A Project Controls Manager is responsible for planning, monitoring, and controlling all aspects of a construction project's schedule, cost, and performance. Their primary role is to ensure that the project is completed on time, within budget, and to the required quality standard.
The Project Controls Manager plays a critical role in ensuring the successful completion of a construction project by providing effective planning, monitoring, and control of the project's schedule, cost, and performance.
What are the typical duties and activities for a Project Controls Manager?
From employer to employer the description of a Project Controls Manager job will vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:
Developing and maintaining project plans: The Project Controls Manager is responsible for developing and maintaining detailed project plans that include schedules, budgets, resource allocation, and risk assessments.
Monitoring project progress: The Project Controls Manager monitors the project's progress against the plan, identifies any deviations, and takes corrective action where necessary to ensure the project stays on track.
Reporting project status: The Project Controls Manager is responsible for preparing and distributing regular project status reports to stakeholders, including senior management, the project team, and clients.
Managing project risks: The Project Controls Manager works with the project team to identify and manage project risks, including developing risk mitigation plans.
Managing project costs: The Project Controls Manager is responsible for monitoring and controlling project costs, including managing budgets, forecasting costs, and tracking actual costs against the budget.
Managing project resources: The Project Controls Manager ensures that resources, including people, materials, and equipment, are allocated efficiently to achieve project goals.
Managing project documentation: The Project Controls Manager is responsible for managing project documentation, including maintaining records of project plans, schedules, budgets, and other relevant documents.
Supporting project teams: The Project Controls Manager works closely with the project team to provide support and guidance on project controls and project management best practices.
Skills required to be a successful Project Controls Manager
To be successful within a Project Controls Manager job, the below skills are important;
Attention to detail
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Vancouver is a major city in Western Canada and has the highest population density on Canda with an estimated population of 2,463,431 as of 2016. Vancouver is consistently named as one of the top five worldwide cities for quality of life and covers an area of 44 square miles. Vancouver has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:
The Broadway Subway Project
The main part of construction on the 5.7 km extension of the Millennium Line started in May 2021, while the scheduled completion date is in 2025. Six underground stations will tie 700m of elevated line and 5km of underground line together. The cost for the build is $2.83 billion. The provincial government will foot the bill, with contributions from the Government of Canada and the City of Vancouver.
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