Vice President Engineering

  • Location: Calgary
  • Posting Date: May 06, 2023
  • Job Order ID: 951169
  • Consultant: Michael van Olm
  • Industry: Engineering

Our client is a leading provider of process and water solutions for commercial, industrial, and municipal applications. The company's comprehensive range of in-house services includes engineering and design, fabrication and machining, automation and controls, project management, and field service support. Their one-stop-shop approach is designed to save clients time and money by offering fully integrated solutions, making them a trusted partner for all water and process-related needs.

  • Provide leadership to their engineering team of 20 professionals (total 5 direct reports and 15 indirect reports). Engineering team includes their CAD and mechanical, instrumentation & control, electrical and structural engineering departments.
  • Oversee all aspects of their engineering delivery, budget, quality, documentation and project timeline attainment.
  • Lead the development of all internal engineering polices, standards and procedures, including maintaining various project and engineering execution models.
  • Ensure compliance with professional engineering requirements and standards across jurisdictions in North America.
  • Act as the key contact with various governing bodies (EGBC, APEGA etc).
  • Work with clients, owners’ engineers and other stakeholders to achieve desired project outcomes.
  • Provide technical presentations and training to clients, employees and other stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with their sales team and current and potential clients to help drive new business and project awards.
  • Participate in R&D initiatives to maintain their position as a technology leader
  • Minimum 15 years of engineering experience in North America, including 5 years of experience in an engineering management role.
  • Experience working in both a large engineering or EPC firm environment AND a smaller company environment on projects of various sizes.
  • First-hand experience working on lump-sum, fixed price projects. Prior experience with custom engineered or manufactured equipment would be an asset.
  • In-depth technical understanding of various project and engineering execution models.
  • Degree in process, mechanical or electrical engineering or equivalent. Registered as a Professional Engineer in AB would be an asset.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple concurrent projects at varying stages of completion.
  • Hands on, entrepreneurial approach with the ability to operate effectively in fast-paced business environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication.
An excellent salary is offered including incentives that appeals to overachievers. Great benefits, RRSP match, car and cell allowance. Excellent career opportunity with a growing market leader with leadership team participation. If this sounds like the right role for you and you are confident at what you bring to the table, please contact Michael van Olm at MacDonald Search Group 403-444-6487.