Field Services Manager

June 7 2024
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Building, Construction,
Vancouver, BC • Full time

Type of position: Régulier

An overview of your future role at BBA

BBA is seeking a Department Manager to foster the continued growth and achievement of our strategic objectives in the Electrical Field Services Industry in British Columbia. Leading our group means believing that our people are fundamental to our success and are best supported through a multidisciplinary and multi stakeholder approach. At BBA, we facilitate practical, collaborative problem-solving, and solution design using our people-centric framework to partner with our clients and an ecosystem of stakeholders. BBA's values will resonate with our Department Manager, who will strive to live those values is all aspects of the position.

An Overview of your mandates and responsibilities

At BBA, we are proud professionals who positively impact society's development by providing practical and technologically advance solutions in a mindful way. Every day, we go beyond engineering and encourage our team to do the same, with the goal of building a sustainable world together. This is propelled by our unwavering commitment to our values of people first, ingenuity, eco-mindfulness, rigour, fun and collaboration that we live every day. These elements truly make BBA a great place for a long and prosperous career!

  • A dynamic leader of a growing team of engineers and technologists of around 20 resources who are located across the province
  • Oversee department activities and ensure proper resource utilization and forecasting.
  • Utilize your expertise for both project work activities for our clients and management of your department.
  • Lead and manage change within your department as the company goes through significant growth.
  • Develop a vision and strategy for the growth and solidification of BBA in the marketplace.

The successful candidate's responsibilities will include

Strategy & Vision

  • Have a vision and plan to lead their department as a leader in the Field Services sector in British Columbia.
  • Actively participate as a strong entrepreneur in business development by finding opportunities and recruiting clients and new employees.
  • Promote cross selling through new and existing clientele
  • Participate in and prepare proposals.
  • Develop business relationships that will favour continued repeat business.
  • Support promotion of BBA's High-Voltage Field Services, internally and externally.
  • Communicate BBA's vision and strategic orientation to the department.
  • Help achieve the company's objectives and develop the department's operational plan based on BBA's strategic orientations.
  • Foster creativity and innovation in department-specific methods as well as the development and use of design tools.
  • Recognize industry trends and be able to act quickly to make the department ready to peruse opportunities.

Technical Project Delivery

  • Manage projects - technical, people and/or commercial.
  • Monitor project performance. Develop and measure corrective actions.
  • Participate in projects and provide technical direction in projects
  • Carry out planning and the active management of work assignments jointly with Team Leaders and Project
  • Managers to fulfill project requirements.
  • Ensure quality service to clientele to elevate BBA's brand and to develop strong relationships with clientele aiming to preserve BBA's professional image.
  • Participate in developing and implementing standard work methods.
  • Plan, manage, and control technical and commercial risks.
  • Ensure effective inter-team, inter-departmental and inter-office coordination.
  • Work with clients to develop long term strategies for the success for programs of work.

People Management

  • Foster a culture of having fun at work while producing work of high quality that contributes to the technical development of employees professional work.
  • Manage and engage the department to maximize their potential.
  • Lead and develop the department's current Project and Technical Leads while supporting the development of future technical, project and people leaders..
  • Lead the recruitment and hiring of qualified personnel and facilitate a robust onboarding program.
  • Identify strategies to engage your department with a focus on professional development and retention of staff.
  • Identify training needs and implement and monitor development plans.
  • Take on a health, safety, and environment leadership role.
  • Complete site safety inspections.
  • Support the continuous development of safety prevention plans.
  • Drive the continued development of a skills and competency assessment program.


  • Good functional and technical skills in utility protection and control systems
  • Enthusiastic about growth and business development
  • Proactive and client-oriented
  • Excellent listening and communication skills
  • Ethical and value-conscious
  • Conflict management
  • Ability to motivate and lead
  • Adept at recruiting and surrounding oneself with the right people
  • Managerial courage
  • Autonomous and organized
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a matrix organization


  • Hold an undergraduate or graduate degree or diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized university or polytechnic college.
  • At least 10 years of experience, including five years in technical personnel management
  • Recognized technical expertise in utility protection and control systems
  • Experience leading and managing a large team
  • Intermediate computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Office Suite.

An overview of BBA's total reward

  • Annual base salary, based on 37.5 hours weekly, between $1180 00 to $162 000
  • Annual bonification program for all regular employees
  • Onsite mobility premium
  • Access to a time bank
  • Cellphone Program
  • Group insurance plan starting day one including short term and long-term disability insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • Premium offer through the Employee Referral Program.

BBA considers many factors to determine the annual base salary such as, but no limited to: Location of the position, education, relevant and demonstrated work experience, technical assessment, qualifications, certifications, and other relevant competencies.

At BBA, you get many benefits

  • Opportunity to mentor our next generation: we invest in our people and help them develop
  • A corporate culture that values expertise
  • Participation in innovation projects
  • Promotion of our experts (SMEs), both externally and internally

About BBA
For over 40 years, we've been pushing the boundaries of engineering to serve our clients in the Energy and Natural Resources sector. At BBA, we develop innovative, flexible and sustainable solutions, from strategy to execution.
BBA is one of Canada's leading private consulting engineering firms, focused on practice (PCB), with a network of 18 offices. Our teams work closely to deliver projects that shape tomorrow's industry at the local, national and international levels.
Our people's passion and excellence make BBA a Canada's Best Employer and one of Canada's Best Managed Companies.
We have unique talents, and we're committed to providing a workplace where you can be yourself. Job postings are written in gender-neutral language.
Learn more about us by visiting our LinkedIn page and join the networks of our talent attraction specialists to speak with them directly.

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