C&IS MANAGER

Overview

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Electrical / Control Systems Engineering

Registration: Professional Engineering registration is a must.

Experience: 5 plus years of relevant industrial experience preferred.

Experience managing an I&C department as an Instrumentation and Controls Engineer, applying comprehensive understanding of the routine aspects of I&C engineering principles, concepts, industry standards, and their application to the industries and clients.

Responsibilities

  • Function as the Department Manager by providing direction and oversight for Department administrative tasks.

  • Ensure, at a high level, that the total expectations of the project deliverables are met, ensuring the quality expectations, schedules and budgets.

  • Provide department staff forecasting on a regular basis. Manage the department staff level to balance the number of resources with the amount of work.

  • Hire, recruit, and maintain (through training) skill sets required to execute our work.

  • Evaluation of employee performance and make recommendations for career advancement.

  • Monitor the quality of the work performed within the department and make design or corrective decisions as required.

  • Consults with Lead Engineers and Project Managers on technical problems and staffing requirements.

  • Assign department personnel to project teams and direct the work of those assigned as Lead Engineers.

  • Assist in project proposals by ascertaining scope, determining the required design budgets and when necessary, serve as an expert during proposal presentations.

  • Work with others as required to incorporate code and safety requirements into designs. 

  •  Maintain effective communications with department members, operations management and with clients. 

  • Represent Electrical and I&C department in weekly office management meetings and monthly project review meetings.

  • Drive growth and continuous improvement within Operations.

  • Business development and marketing responsibilities in practice area.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical / Control Systems Engineering.

  • Active PE License is preferred.

  • Instrumentation and Control System experience is a must.

  • Experience using or familiarity with current design software (such as AutoCAD, SmartPlant, Revit, VISIO, Bluebeam; others) required.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) required.

  • Must have experience in leading the design on a variety of projects of different sizes.

  • Must have the ability to travel as needed by project requirements.

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to collaborate and work effectively in a variety of teams, including multi-disciplinary teams.

  • Advanced knowledge of PLC, DCS, and other controls applications.