Provide strategic direction and leadership to Engineering team leads and seasoned engineers to ensure the efficient & effective delivery of high quality engineering services for the transmission, distribution, compressor station, telecommunications and SCADA facilities. Oversee the results of Engineering Services and its overall integration with other businesses.
Create culture of accountability and performance by focusing on employee development to increase employee capability, ensure accuracy and quality of work, and high quality of customer service. Mentor and coach others on effective performance feedback, reward and recognition and progressive discipline.
Manage and monitor multiple engineering projects; establish and implement short term and long term organizational goals, objectives, polices and operating procedures, including the setting of priorities and re-arranging of work and projects.
Ensure short and long term resources are available to complete designs/work documents that are in accordance with regulations, engineering standards, specifications and processes. Integrate and balance engineering resources to extend current business capabilities. Direct, review and approve designs and specifications; review proposed solutions, technical feasibility and recommendations to engineering problems, and approve recommended actions.
Develop and standardize procedures and methods to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of engineering services; research, analyze and evaluate new delivery methods, procedures and techniques. Recommend strategic solutions which have a wider impact and consider implications for both gas and electric stakeholders while incorporating technical expertise to corporate and business issues at hand.
Ensure compliance with external agency regulatory requirements (such as the BC Oil and Gas Commission, BC Safety Authority, National Energy Board, etc.) with respect to the scope of services provided by Engineering Services.
Prepare and manage the Engineering Services O&M and capital budgets within provided guidelines, targets and parameters.