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Engineering Director - Operations

Calgary, Alberta · Architecture/Engineering
Director of Engineering / Operations
Calgary, Alberta (Hybrid or Remote work available)
Competitive Salary + Benefits

Other Titles: Director of Engineering, Principal Engineer, Management, Operations

This a great opportunity for a Senior Engineering Leader within the Buildings Industry (Electrical, Mechanical or Structural) for a Director of Operations role with this well established Canadian company. 

This company is a reputable, well established consulting firm with a strong presence across North America. They are restructuring to streamline some of their processes as they continue to grow and are looking for a capable Director of Operations - Engineering, to oversee a range of operational responsibilities. This company have a great reputation and a collaborative, hybrid work environment.

As a director you will oversee the operations for Engineering for multiple offices across the country and North America, in collaboration with a technical director. Some responsibilities include:
  • Oversee financials; company profitability, risk assessment, resource allocation and utilization, budgets, fee guidelines and other financial aspects of the business
  • Strategic Development - Strategic planning and setting objectives for the business and supporting the successful execution of strategic plans 
  • Stakeholder management and engagement
  • Continuously monitor and improve the operational systems, processes and policies in support of the organization's vision
  • Adapt to changes in technology and culture; maintaining a progressive culture
  • Improve functions and programs within the company to maintain the company direction and growth outlook
  • Implement and manage quality assurance
  • Policy development and implementation in collaboration with HR and other Senior Leadership Members
  • Collaborate with studio leads to enhance training and development within the firm
  • Work closely with all reports to ensure understanding of individual responsibilities and cohesiveness amongst offices and disciplines
  • A sound knowledge of Engineering - possess at least 10 years of experience working within the Engineering industry or within Architecture but with involvement on Engineering projects
  • 15+ years of overall experience across Engineering, Leadership and Operations
  • Leadership experience - you have managed and mentored teams previously
  • Experience working with Operations - including project management, financials - on a large scale, strategy development, process implementation, business development and stakeholder management
  • MBA designation an asset, as is other business related certification, as well as a PMP
  • Strong technical knowledge of Engineering and a good understanding of fee structures, proposals, budgets etc. for Engineering projects. Knowledge of architecture is an asset but not essential
  • Superb communication skills; ability to work under pressure
  • Big picture thinker; works with vision and able to bring different elements together for the successful execution of projects and plans
  • The individual must be able to work in Calgary for the first 12 months, on a hybrid basis. After that, the role can be flexible and potentially worked remotely.
  • The opportunity to join a leading firm as a Director
  • Excellent compensation package, hybrid work model and flexible hours
  • Growing and developing firm that offers the opportunity to progress your career further
  • Be part of an award winning, reputable company
Keywords: Engineering Director, Management, Lead, Director, Alberta, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Hybrid, Operations Lead, Director of Operations, APEGA

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