Project Controls Lead


Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V5Y 1V4

Graham is an employee-owned construction solutions partner that services the buildings, industrial, infrastructure, water and project finance sectors. We deliver lasting value for our clients through meticulous planning and scheduling, while upholding rigorous safety and quality standards. With offices throughout North America, our passionate and knowledgeable teams deliver projects that enable communities to thrive and people to live, work, move and grow in a rapidly changing world. With over nine decades of experience, Graham has the resources, capacity and expertise to undertake projects of every scope, scale and complexity. Join our team to deliver a better tomorrow.

We are seeking top-tier talent to join our Buildings division and deliver innovative projects in the healthcare, education, hospitality, recreational, entertainment, retail, commercial office, mixed-use, multi-family residential and light industrial sectors. As a member of this collaborative team, you can expect a safe, diverse and inclusive environment, and on-going learning and career development opportunities.


About the Role:

Reporting to the Director Project Controls, the Project Controls Lead is responsible for leading and controlling initiatives and recognizing areas of concern, in turn providing advice to support the needs of the BC Buildings business unit.  

As a Project Controls Lead at Graham, you will:

  • Advise, assist, or train the project team in implementing Graham standard processes and procedures including:
    •  Project budgets, schedule of values, and cost control
    • Work planning, schedules, and short interval plans
    • Quantity tracking and work progress measurement
  • Carry out escalated support for service desk tickets or calls.
  • Lead specific initiatives and assigned tasks.
  • Identify areas for improvement in process and system functionality.
  • Document and articulate work procedures.
  • Demonstrate expertise in all the tools in at least one area of Project Controls.
  • Participate in corporate improvement initiatives.
  • Lead testing requirements and assign testing to the coordinators for new software.
  • Mentor Project Controls Coordinators and project staff in Project Controls.
  • Communicate well at all levels, understanding and properly interpreting questions asked by the business and promptly responding, escalating when necessary, and updating the client.
  • Provide efficient support and advice on current questions and any potential future issues.
  • Collaborate with peers to help answer questions and provide additional support as necessary.
  • Collaborate with other Corporate Service groups, providing Project Controls expertise and support.


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Equivalent to completion of a diploma training program at a college or technical school, or a university degree; degree in Construction or Engineering is preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in Project Controls
  • In-depth knowledge of cost control, document and planning / scheduling process and systems.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, Project Controls software, and P6.
  • Proficiency with InEight Project Suite modules is an asset.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability and willingness to collaborate effectively with others



  • $111, 000 - $152, 600 per annum
  • Salary will commensurate with education and experience


If this sounds like you, then Graham may be the right fit. Apply today.

Graham is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Graham does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.

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The Graham Advantage

• We are one of North America’s largest General Contractors

• Graham is 100% employee owned

• We champion development of our employees, including having accredited PMP and Gold Seal training available in-house

• We have a balanced portfolio of exciting, challenging, and career-defining projects

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