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Technical Operations Lead (2591549232)





Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Founded in 2000, Summit Search Group has become a leading national recruitment firm committed to helping great employers find smart, motivated people to advance both the bottom line and individual career goals. Specializing in the recruitment and placement of sales, marketing, technical and management professionals we service a variety of industry sectors including Oil and Gas, Industrial, Construction, Business-To-Business, Healthcare/Medical, Consumer Packaged Goods and Manufacturing.

Our client is a Calgary based organization focused on the development of the energy distribution terminals in North America.


Reporting to the VP Operations, the Technical Lead is responsible for supporting end-to-end marine fuel supply, from origin to customer, with a focus on safety & environment, operational excellence, logistics optimization & management, regulatory compliance, change management, and continual improvement processes.


  • Based out of the headquarters in Calgary, Alberta, the role is primarily office based, with travel required on an as-required basis to refineries/suppliers (Alberta/Saskatchewan/BC), and Prince Rupert, British Columbia.
  • Responsible for operations change management processes and systems, regulatory reporting & compliance (including Classification Society, PRPA, and Transport Canada), project management, and support of day-to-day and long-term goals of the operations, including rail & marine logistics and management.
  • Travel will be required to source/supply locations and Prince Rupert operations to engage with technical and operations personnel.
  • Engage with and support the Prince Rupert operations with a focus on safety, reliability, logistics coordination, and regulatory.
  • Engage and interact to foster the working relationship with the Port Authority and Federal regulatory agencies related to proper operation and compliance of the facility.
  • Periodically conduct operability and design audits and update terminal/marine operations and safety plans in conjunction with Operations leadership
  • May conduct customer tours as requested.


Diploma or Degree in a technical field (Engineering, or Technician) CIT, CET, RET, EIT, P.Eng.


  • Preference for a minimum of 5 to 7 years’ experience in an operations environment
  • Project Management, including management of multi-disciplined teams
  • Working knowledge of Alberta & BC Safety Codes
  • Understanding of hydrocarbon process / mechanical systems
  • Regulatory reporting and compliance experience
  • Marine and/or rail operating experience an advantage


  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, including conveying technical information to technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal/external customers, regulators, and service providers.
  • Evaluate process effectiveness and develop change or alternatives. Ability to function effectively with, or as part of a team.
  • Effectively manage projects that may vary in nature and scope.
  • Apply practical problem-solving skills. Identify problems, review related information to develop, evaluate options and implement solutions – including root cause analysis.
  • Develop and issue technical work scopes.
  • Conduct technical and safety training and competency sign-off as required.
  • Report writing & presentations
  • Technical audit and compliance submissions

Remuneration for this position will consists of a base salary between $100-120K commensurate upon experience in addition to a bonus program and company benefits including RRSP matching.