Remote Equipment Supervisor - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee


Canada - Alberta, Calgary

Job Summary

TAMS (an AECOM company) is hiring a qualified Remote Equipment Supervisor to lead Decommissioning and Remediation scopes for oil & gas, mining, nuclear and other industries. This position is a great opportunity for the successful candidate to gain invaluable experience that will put them at the forefront of innovation and implementation of new technology to complex industrial environments.

The Remote Equipment Supervisor will be involved in project proposals, execution and management of various scopes related to use of Remotely Operated Equipment (ROE) and other automated equipment for waste management, decommissioning and remediation scopes. The Remote Equipment Supervisor will be involved in testing, training and coaching of TAMS, client and/or 3rd party personnel. The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate in engineering design reviews and in development of company and client training and procedures for safe implementation of new technologies and equipment and planning of work execution.

Travel will be required to support the development and training of equipment being tested for commissioning.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Participates in the development of company and client procedures and training packages for implementation of remotely operated equipment and new technology.

  • Trains equipment operators and technicians from company, client and 3rd party teams in the operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of remotely operated equipment.

  • Leads multi-disciplined team of personnel in the operation of remotely operated equipment in a complex project environment.

  • Adapts to a complex changing environment and promotes safety protocols and good housekeeping practices based on sound knowledge of Occupation Health and Safety (OHS) procedures.

  • Interprets and implements specifications, procedures, construction and fabrication drawings.

  • Provides ongoing stewardship to project manager and key client stakeholders with respect to project schedule and cost objectives.

  • Supervises movement of controlled physical materials (including hazardous and/or radiological materials) within the work site, according to project and regulatory requirements.

  • Assists in preparation of work plans, packages, hazard analysis and route sheets for assigned project work.

  • Where assigned to a hazardous area, ensures conformance with respiratory protective and other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for self, assigned work team and others.

  • Exercises critical thinking skills and high level of attention to detail in the safe execution of complex work.

  • Conducts pre-job briefings and post-job reviews of operations.

  • Ensures compliance with all applicable company, client and regulatory procedures.

  • Provides coaching to staff and trades as required.

  • Ensures consistent application of company disciplinary procedures where applicable.

  • Approves daily timesheets, ensuring accurate reporting of cost, progress and activities for assigned scopes of work.

Conditions of Employment for this position are:

  1. For positions that fall into the list of required positions within the AECOM Oil & Gas Background Check policy, qualified applicants who are offered, and accept, the role must complete a satisfactory pre-employment Background Check. This may consist of all or a combination of the following: Canadian Criminal Record check, an Employment Verification and/or an Education and Accreditation Verification.

  2. For positions that fall into the list of required positions within the AECOM Oil & Gas Alcohol & Drug (A&D) policy, qualified applicants who are offered, and accept, a position must provide evidence of a satisfactory Alcohol & Drug test in accordance with the Company's Alcohol & Drug Policy. In order to be valid, the test must have been conducted at the direction of AECOM - O&G Business Unit.

Minimum Requirements

  • Engineering or Technology Degree or Diploma in robotics, mechanical or electrical field or related industrial trades certificate with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working with remotely operated robotics, machinery and equipment preferably in oil & gas, mining, nuclear or similar industries.

  • Prior experience working in complex, hazardous and highly regulated environments.

  • Minimum of 2 years supervisory experience in automated industrial manufacturing, mining, oil & gas, nuclear or similar industries (Candidates with 5 or more years’ supervisory experience will be given preference).

  • 3-5 years of experience in coaching, training and leading multi-disciplined teams.

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills to effectively establish communications and maintain successful working relations at all levels within the organization and with external stakeholders.

  • An up to date working knowledge of all applicable general safety regulations, procedures and union agreements.

  • Strong troubleshooting skills encompassing mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems and the ability to adapt to changing conditions utilizing appropriate Management of Change protocols.

  • A willingness to undergo additional training appropriate to the position (e.g., computers, quality assurance, applicable codes and team building skills, in the field training).

  • This position will be subject to Site Access Security Clearance (SASC) in accordance with applicable legislation and industry regulations. Candidate must obtain SASC for applicable client sites prior to commencement of work and must maintain security clearance as a condition of employment.

  • Construction Safety Training Systems (CSTS-09 or 2020) Certification

  • H2S Alive

  • First Aid – Standard Level Certification

  • Aerial Work Platform

  • Overhead Crane & Rigging

  • OSSA or Energy Safety Canada Certified Fall Arrest and/or Fall Protection

  • OSSA or Energy Safety Canada Certified Confined Space

  • Fit Test

  • Other safety ticket(s) and orientation(s) required, as per the project team

  • Driver’s License and a clean 3 year Driver’s Abstract

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Planning

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 254576BR

Clearance Required No

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.