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Supervisor, Technical Field Services – Grande Prairie, AB

Supervisor, Technical Field Services – Grande Prairie, AB

Supervisor, Technical Field Services – Grande Prairie


Grande Prairie, Alberta


We have an exciting opportunity for a Supervisor, Technical Field Services within our new Grande Prairie office. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Supervisor, Technical Field Services will be accountable for leading projects, building and maintaining client relationships, and leading Field Service Technicians on site. This position will work closely with the Manager to support specific projects and people; ultimately providing exceptional client service through the completion of Field Services projects.


Project Management & Execution

Build and maintain relationships with clients to develop work, respond to proposal requests and complete quotations
Ensure proper, complete preparation is done for scheduled work, including tools and equipment required
Lead project teams effectively through collaboration, support, and team focus
Work safely and effectively on low, medium, and high voltage electrical systems in a variety of environments, including commercial, utilities, manufacturing, mining, pipeline and oil and gas
Commissioning, repair and maintenance of primary and secondary power equipment including circuit breakers, transformers, switchgear, protective relays, etc.
Confidently work with various brands of test and troubleshooting equipment
Ensure safe work process is executed with each job and a culture of safety is fostered
Identify and investigate all safety matters and complete all required documentation including incident reports and near miss reports
Work closely with Department Manager and other regions to schedule and assign work
Ensure work is properly executed and accounted for
Ensure completion of reports and follow up with clients to ensure satisfaction and completeness of work
Complete project invoicing in conjunction with Accounts Payable
Identify potential engineering work for internal referral
Provide resources to other teams and regions as required by work load scheduling process
Contribute to the development of descriptions of work (process, procedures) and work execution tools
Drive and participate in the improvement of processes

People Leadership

Organize, motivate, and coordinate a team of Technicians who are responsible for project execution
Provide mentorship, development, and performance management to Field Technicians in support with the Manager
Deploy and utilize team resources effectively to ensure maximum efficiencies, exceptional client service and employee engagement
Provide regular feedback to Manager on the teams operational performance
Provide expertise to team members to troubleshoot technical and project matters
Ensure effective communication with all team members regarding project work, business updates, etc.
Be a leader, motivator and role model for Magna’s Mission, Values and client service culture.
Foster a culture of strong client relationships and support team members in establishing strong relationships and communication with clients


Electrical Engineering Technology diploma, Power Systems Electrician, or Electrical Engineering degree
NETA (International Electrical Testing Association) certification preferred
5+ years’ experience as an Electrical Technologist, Field Technician, Power Systems Electrician
Relevant experience in maintenance, repair, rebuild and troubleshooting of transformers, protective relays and circuit breakers preferred
Proficient knowledge of the principles behind the test equipment used and well-rounded understanding of power systems
Experience in the Installation, commissioning and start-up of power equipment preferred
Experience working with automation & control systems in the power and utilities market is an asset
Possesses hands-on field experience in commissioning, testing or maintaining power delivery equipment; including breakers, switchgear, relays, and transformers preferred
Ability to travel nationally and internationally- approx. 60% overnight travel
Must have a valid driver's license
Career-minded individual with proven initiative, client focus and attention to detail
Proficient in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office applications
Excellent time management skills (able to work with minimal supervision)
Able to work flexible hours that might include weekends, evenings and holidays
Work as a team player with excellent oral and written communication skills

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We thank all interested applicants; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.



Technical Field Services


Grande Prairie


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