Project Controller

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Date: Sep 26, 2023

Location: Montreal, QC, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 87033 

Job Category: Project Controls 

Location: Montreal, QC, Canada 

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining, energy, and infrastructure, our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. 


Join our Project Delivery Group (PDG), a dynamic team of professionals passionately committed to world-class project delivery across the globe. With expertise in sustainable studies, asset building and operations, and industry-leading efficiencies, our best-in-class team leverages methodologies, governance and systems that are unparalleled in the engineering space. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.


About Us

Hatch is currently seeking experienced Project Controller to join our Project Delivery Group (PDG) in Montreal, Quebec. The Project Controller will manage and oversee the project controls functional group on a multidiscipline EPCM project and play a pivotal role in key decision making and leadership. 


Hatch’s Project Delivery teams assist clients to reach their business goals through a range of strong technical capabilities and solution-focused leadership. We pride ourselves on world-class project delivery through the skills of our people, methodologies, governance, and systems. Our engineering, project management and construction disciplines drive for safe, efficient, and sustainable delivery of projects across our global metals and mining, infrastructure, and energy sectors. We support our clients through their entire project lifecycle. From identification of potential business opportunities; through front-end evaluation and definition studies into project execution and commissioning; and increasingly into their ongoing operations by supporting business efficiency improvements and ultimate operations closure.  


If you are looking to take the next step in your career, join our team and become part of a community that strives for positive change and providing the best solutions for our clients’ toughest challenges!


The Role 

The Project Controller, will fulfill all project controls tasks such as cost management, planning and scheduling, EPCM controlling, Cost controlling and project accounting, Change Management and reporting. This role will establish and maintain the project control baselines used to manage the project, control change, and evaluate performance, working alongside other project functional groups (including engineering, procurement, and construction teams) to monitor progress, identify trends and risks, and evaluate performance, to support project decisions.

The Project Controller generate cost reports including control budget, commitments, expenditure and forecasts on industrial project, and approve payment of invoices. They will develop master schedules, as well as associated basis of schedule documentation. The Project Controller will also analyze cost performance through Earned Value Management (EVM) and prepare detailed forecast of remaining work.



About You.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will demonstrate the following attributes and experience:

  • Tertiary qualification in engineering or relevant discipline or equivalent related experience.
  • 5-10+ years’ similar experience in an execution project environment with detailed knowledge in Planning and Scheduling, Cost Management and Earned Value Management.
  • Experience in Oracle Primavera P6 to develop critical path method (CPM) schedules of various levels
  • Experience in high value, multi-discipline EPCM project environments from inception to close-out.
  • Strong personal computer skills (particularly MS Office suite) and relevant project controls specific software skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to convey project technical information to project stakeholders.
  • Organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, take direction, and provide direction to others to ensure the quality of deliverables.
  • Bilingual (French & English)


Why join us?

What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


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