Junior Cost Controller


Junior Cost Controller

Job ID:


Job Type:

Full Time

Work Type:

Remote with Travel as Required


Remote, Canada

Starting Pay Range ($CAD/HR):


*Based on experience and capability. Progressive increases based on performance, to $40-$60 after one year.

Company Overview:

Schappert Associates Ltd. (SAL) is a Project Management consultant company focused on assisting Project Owners and Project Contractors in successfully achieving project goals while showing project savings. Formed in 1999, SAL has successfully provided its service on a variety of projects with the emphasis placed on maintaining the project scope and associated schedule, budget, and quality for over twenty-three years. At SAL, we are bound by a set of guiding principles – accountability, innovation, integrity, and commitment to our clients. Our vision is to become an industry leading consulting firm by helping our clients deliver project excellence through innovative digital solutions and transforming technologies. If this sounds like a company you would love to work for and you are a skilled individual that likes a challenge, this could be the opportunity for you.

We are currently seeking an entry-level Junior Cost Controller to support a portfolio of projects under the direct supervision of the Senior Project Controls Manager. This is a full-time position and work can be done remotely from any province with some travel to the client’s work sites / offices (currently located in SK), and to the SAL head office near Russell, MB. No prior cost control experience is necessary. The successful candidate must have the ability and willingness to continuously develop and enhance project controls knowledge and skills. One-on-one training will be provided by our Senior Cost Controller

Key Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Project Controls Manager, the project controller will be responsible for a wide range of small to medium projects:

  • Ability to lead interactive planning/progress review sessions
  • Participate in the development and implementation of the Project Controls systems, procedures and workflow
  • Monitor, update, and report on the project budget and forecast throughout the execution of the project to internal and external project stakeholders
  • Ability to provide Cost Report, Cash Flow Report, and Variance Analysis
  • Conduct project performance analysis using earned value or earned schedule techniques
  • Identify and clearly communicate scope changes, trends, deviations, and all potential cost impacts to the project team
  • Collaborate with Engineering, Procurement, and Construction on all matters related to cost planning and forecasting
  • Arrange and facilitate the weekly Project Controls review meetings, change management meetings or any other regularly occurring meeting, as appropriate


  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment
  • Quick learner and ability to prioritize work in order to meet competing deadlines
  • Strong MS Office skills
  • Construction or Mining experience would be considered an asset
  • Experience or knowledge in Project Management or Project Controls principles would be considered an asset
  • Authorization to lawfully work in Canada is required

Schappert Associates Ltd. seeks to provide a harassment-free work environment, that does not discriminate based on race, religion, age, gender, affiliation, or any other personal attribute that has no bearing on a contractor or employee’s work performance, providing for an environment of equal opportunity for all.

If this opportunity interests you and you have the skills and experience necessary to be successful in this role, please apply by clicking the link below or submit your resume to communications@courtneys22.sg-host.com/wordpress

We thank all applicants; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.