Project Specialist

Job Title: Project Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Calgary, Canada
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-05-13
Reference: BH-108269
Contact Name: Kyleigh Semmens
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 14, 2019 21:15

Job Description

Our client is currently seeking a Project Specialist for a 1 year contract position in Calgary Alberta.


Project Specialist


  • On behalf of the Area Leads, organize the development, management, and close out of the annual maintenance budget for assigned Operating Areas.
  • Track and report on a regular basis the annual maintenance capital portfolio project planning and execution status and key metrics (projects execution, schedule, monthly and quarterly cost forecasts, etc.)
  • Meet with the PMs on a regular basis to ensure monthly project prioritizations are done correctly and projects cash flow forecast is accurate.
  • Continuously ensure the portfolios remain populated with the right projects for execution
  • Manage key portfolio performance indicators.
  • Implement controls to monitor spending and execute mitigation actions as required.
  • Ensure the Maintenance Projects teams are adhering to the Capital Program and Project Management Program  processes and procedures.
  • Coordinate with Maintenance Projects departmental managers and Supply Chain manager to ensure the proper resourcing of projects in the portfolios.
  • Act as a single point of communication and interface with all relevant stakeholders
  • Lead stakeholders to determine opportunities for cost reductions and drive optimization in existing infrastructure, while strictly adhering to the Operating Areas risk mitigation strategies.


  • University Degree in Engineering
  • Professional Engineering (example: P.Eng.) or Project Management Professional (PMP) designation
  • 5 years’ experience in sustaining projects, maintenance projects or industrial operations
  • 10 years’ experience in progressive management of industrial projects
  • Valid Driver’s license