Id : 64919
Category : Engineering
Location/City : AB – Edmonton
Region : Edmonton Area
Job Type : Permanent
Recruiter Name : Ian Strate

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The Opportunity

Are you an Operations Manager with an Engineering background, specific to Electrical Engineering? Then this may be the position for you! Our client is seeking a strong Engineering Operations Manager for their Edmonton operation to oversee and manage the Edmonton office and project work.
Key Account Responsibilities and Functions

  • Supervise the Edmonton office personnel.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Participate in recruitment, termination, and discipline of staff in conjunction with human resources.
  • Administer probationary and annual review for direct reports. Provide feedback to senior management for compensation reviews.
  • Motivate direct reports and teams. Working with direct reports to identify career paths (with assistance from senior management).
  • Oversee the development of staff competence and assist in the training and teaching of new employees.
  • Coordinate employee time off requests and manage unplanned scheduling issues.
  • Participate in management meetings and provide input and feedback on the direction of the company.
  • Review office specific reports and establish plans to improve the office performance.
  • Align the office vision, mission and values with the corporate mission vision and values.
  • Oversee scheduling of projects to ensure they are completed on schedule.
  • Assist with project coordination and manage projects in terms of design and staff.
  • Forecast workload for the staff and work with other management to help level load work where possible.
  • Strive to accomplish company goals by improving quality of designs and setting standards.
  • Manage cost and time components of projects to ensure profitability.
  • Work with clients to provide the best and most appropriate design solutions for their projects.
  • Provide guidance to technical staff to ensure projects are technically sound and completed successfully.
  • Attend client, vendor or site visits. Communicate with clients on project expectations and alternate methods to complete the projects, including deescalate issues.
  • Review drawings and check for quality control.
  • Develop and implement tools. Working with the admin team, senior management and other managers to develop engineering and company standards.
  • Ensure there is strong project focus on profitability, meeting deadlines, and maintaining and positively influencing the organizations reputation.
  • Partner with other managers when projects or prospective project involve more than one office.
  • Manage and develop existing relationships with clients, and identity and pursue
    potential clients and markets (working with the Business Development Manager).
  • Review and approve project proposals.
  • Engage in commercial or contractual arrangements with 3rd parties.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of proven management skills of a group of engineers and designers.
  • Registration with ASET as a CET or APEGA as a Professional Engineer.
  • 4 years applicable Electrical Engineering experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to deal effectively with clients and other personnel.
  • Detailed understanding of project proposal writing.
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license, and available to attend out of office meetings.

Compensation and Benefits

  • A comprehensive benefit package will be provided.

Please quote Job Reference #64919

Please submit your resume directly to Ian Strate via email at
Executrade is one of the largest and most comprehensive full-service recruitment firms in Western Canada, with 11 divisions and locations in Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver. We have over 40 years of experience helping client companies and candidates achieve their business goals and vision. Our success is due to our people, the strong relationships we build, and the continuous and robust evaluation and refining of our recruitment and staffing processes.
Individuals interested in this employment opportunity must obtain the necessary approvals from the Government of Canada – Citizenship and Immigration department, prior to applying for this position. In accordance with the Canadian Immigration laws, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada for employment opportunities. Detailed information can be obtained from

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