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Assistant Director  Automation, Instrumentation and Control

Client : GCM Consultants
Location : Tous les bureaux de GCM/ All GCM Offices
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Title: Assistant Director - Automation, Instrumentation and Control
Associated home offices: All GCM offices
Type: Permanent full time
Immediate supervisor: Director, Automation, Instrumentation and Control

Who are we?
With more than 400 professionals in our offices across Canada, GCM Consultants has been a leader in heavy industry for over 25 years. We are always looking for new projects that allow us to push the limits of creativity. Our consulting engineering services are built on the confidence of our clients in the quality of our work.

Reporting to the Director - Automation, Instrumentation and Control, the Assistant Director is responsible for the performance and planning of a team of approximately 25 engineers and technicians in the discipline. He manages the automation, instrumentation and control team to support GCM Consultants projects. The performance of this team is essential to the success of the projects and the satisfaction of the clients. Furthermore, he demonstrates his credibility and technical leadership both internally and externally by inspiring confidence in our clients, employees and potential resources. He has the courage to intervene and acts ethically, empathetically and is aligned with the company's values.

As part of your job, you will be required to:
Human Resources Management:

  • Participate in the hiring process of your team.
  • Provide ongoing coaching and feedback to employees under your supervision.
  • Actively participate in the development of employees under your supervision through individualized development plans.
  • Distribute responsibilities according to the skills of your team members.
  • Follow up on the performance of resources (trio meeting of employees under your supervision).
  • Contribute positively to the work climate in order to have mobilized and inspired teams.
  • Supervise the work of employees (e.g., work plan, performance index, alignment, etc.)
  • Participate in the allocation of resources to projects.
  • Occasional: Acting as interim Discipline Lead from a production perspective.

Technical Management:

  • Participate actively in the marketing activities of the department.
  • Prepare and evaluate the department's service proposals. Be responsible for validating service proposals of $50k and less.
  • Provide solutions for problem solving and ensure their implementation.
  • Identify technical tools to be developed and participate in their development.

Administrative Management:

  • Participate in the preparation of departmental budgets.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures at all times.
  • Controlling and ensuring the application of internal processes.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in the automation, instrumentation and control sector.
  • Minimum of 3 years in team/project management or equivalent.
  • Strong interest in managing people.
  • Experience in the consulting engineering field (asset).
  • Good organizational and planning skills.
  • Good listening skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Bilingual: French and English (spoken and written).
  • Available to travel outside of Quebec.


Assistant Director  Automation, Instrumentation and Control

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The Strana Difference

Why Strana Talent Inc.?

Coaching of our resources; expertise in various engineering disciplines; offices across Canada.

  • Subsidiary of

    GCM Consultants is a firm with over 25 years of experience. You can rely on the 350 dedicated professionals comprising the GCM team to provide supervision and training for our resources when needed.

  • Our expertise

    We have expertise in information technology and in all the following engineering disciplines: Process, Structure, Buildings and Data Centers, Instrumentation and Control, Automation, Sustainable Development and Innovation, Design and Specifications, Validation, Infrastructure, Environment, Mechanical, Operational Safety Management and Electricity.

  • Offices Across Canada

    Offices in Montreal, Trois-Rivieres, Varennes, Amos, Quebec City, Sherbrooke, Regina, Calgary, Fort McMurray and Saint John (NB).