Make an impression in a growing international company with 35,000 talented people in over 55 countries.
This is a highly visible position and a great opportunity to shape our technical services in the Kamloops, BC region. You will lead a diverse team in executing interesting and challenging local projects for public and private clients, in varying terrains.
As a member in our network of regional offices, you will have accelerated responsibility and opportunities for growth, gain exceptional experience over what might be gained in other urban locations, and enjoy an attractive work-life balance.
From fine dining to every outdoor adventure you can imagine, Kamloops offers a relaxed lifestyle, warm climate with plenty of sunshine, and a unique mix of lush river valleys, forests, lakes and mountains. It has a strong sense of community, as well as a diverse economic base to support growth while remaining affordable for individuals and families.
Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is currently seeing an Engineering / Branch Manager for our Kamloops office. The ideal candidate will be capable of overseeing a multi-disciplinary group of engineers and technologists delivering geotechnical, materials testing and environmental management services to local industry.
Reporting to the Manager BC Region, the Engineering / Branch Manager will be responsible for the operational management and long-term development of the team, clients and related business development, oversight on technical quality, and delivery on projects. These responsibilities will be delivered within a framework that manages risks and prioritizes safety.
We are seeking an individual with a strong operational background and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will have the ability to thrive in a dynamic, challenging environment, and provide sound leadership. They will be a key player in the organization, and have input in the overall direction of the Kamloops office.
Provide leadership and oversee the office, and ensure consistently high quality deliverables which satisfy client expectations
Build, mentor and maintain a high level of team performance
Lead business development with new and existing clients, establish and maintain client relationships
Develop and implement new business and marketing goals
Prioritize project workloads and the management of internal resources
Effectively communicate, reinforce and model company policies and procedures
Effectively communicate with staff, clients and management
Lead and provide oversight to multi-disciplinary project teams, in order to deliver high quality projects on time and within budget
Participate in marketing efforts; prepare and present technical proposals
Participate in the scientific analysis/preparation or review of technical reports
Provide Safety Leadership
Skills / Qualifications
Bachelor degree in Geotechnical or Civil engineering (or equivalent); Advanced degree is highly desirable
Currently registered or immediately eligible for registration with APEGA and APEGS
A minimum of 10 years’ relevant experience in the consulting sector
Demonstrated ability to manage operations and develop a team internally
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain client relationships
Effective communication and interpersonal skills, management and leadership qualities
Project management experience in a consulting environment, including ability with: project budgeting, cost forecasting
Strong oral and written communication skills in English
Demonstrated business management capabilities
Located in the South Central region of Beautiful British Columbia, Kamloops shares a semi-arid climate with the Okanagan Region that is characterized by warm springs, hot summers, and moderate winters. Kamloops is a vibrant community and a center for business, education, arts and culture. The city is home to a population of just over 90,000 with a rich heritage dating back over 200 years. The bustling community is nestled at the junction of two major rivers, with amazing opportunities for outdoors activities such as fishing, camping, mountain biking, skiing, and golfing. Located on several major transportation corridors, popular destinations such as Vancouver and Kelowna are a short drive away, or you can take advantage of the local airport serviced by two major airlines as well as two regional airlines.
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
About Amec Foster Wheeler Environment and Infrastructure
Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products... – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.