Field Services Team Lead / Area Manager


About this role: Field Services Team Lead / Area Manager

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Level Technician to lead our Field Services Team and who can apply best principles and practices in the delivery of field-based automation and control system maintenance and support services. Based out of our Ft. St. John office, you are a self-starter and keen to continue developing your existing skillset (along with taking on a variety of work). While leading some of the best technicians in the industry, the successful candidate will work within existing well-defined processes and procedures as well as identifying and developing new ones, and actively mentor more junior technical resources on the team.


  • Responsible for promoting a safety culture and awareness within this area of focus
  • Leadership and ongoing development of the Field Services team, including the direct mentorship of more junior team members
  • Management of client relationships as the primary Field Services business leader
  • Lead business development activities for the identification of new Field Services and project opportunities
  • Management of projects and support contracts to established budget, schedule and scope
  • Project estimate and proposal development
  • Active participation in marketing initiatives and events
  • Interpret and follow engineering design specification documents and industry standards
  • Preparation of all forms of project deliverables
  • Participate in engineering design reviews
  • Development of testing plans
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting of automation and control system server and PC hardware
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting of automation and control system hardware and associated infrastructure
  • DCS, PLC, RTU and HMI graphic programming and testing as required
  • Configuration, testing and troubleshooting of industrial data communications
  • Basic electrical and fiber optic fault finding
  • Identify and support cost reduction and efficiency improvement initiatives



  • Red Seal tradesperson in the Instrumentation and/or Electrical field(s)
  • Engineering Technology Diploma in Instrumentation or Electrical with registration as a Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T) is preferred
  • PMP designation is an asset
  • 15 years of automation and controls service/support/maintenance in an industrial facility operations environment
  • 5 years experience in leading technical teams
  • Working knowledge of industry standards and codes
  • Easily adapts to change
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated, dedicated experience with automation and control system maintenance in a facility operations environment would be considered an asset.
  • Valid drivers license.


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Brunel Canada - Calgary

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