Instrumentation & Controls Program Lead Opportunity

About Us

Firebag Technical Solutions is a Professional Consulting Engineering Firm that provide project planning, engineering design and project management services to the Oil and Gas industry. We specialize in conventional Oil and Gas projects, heavy oil (SAGD, CSS) processing and enhanced oil recovery projects. With our integrity and commitment to our work we delivered numerous projects for a wide range of clients and look forward to delivering new ones. Our team brings together top of the line experts who had the knowledge and experience to deliver the most challenging and most successful projects in the Oil and Gas industry. We strive to attract and retain dedicated talents who have the desire to widen their horizon and make a positive impact with their work.

Main Duties and Competencies

The Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Program Lead provides guidance and coaching to the program team.  The I&C Program Lead is a senior member of the engineering leadership team and will report to the I&C Department Lead.  Key duties include:

  • Lead a team of I&C Engineers / Specialist and designers for a Sustainable program or multiple projects at a time
  • Be Responsible as a senior Technical resource, Checker and a Consultant for the I&C department
  • Provide technical guidance and mentor intermediate / junior engineers in their day to day activities
  • Review of client’s scope documents, seek clarifications on I&C scope and provide detailed I&C man-hour estimations for the proposals
  • Coordinate with Project management team such that I&C activities are aligned with the agreed project schedule and client’s expectations
  • Review / check I&C deliverables including datasheets, sizing calculations, MR packages and Control drawing / deliverables
  • Assist in preparation of cost estimates for I&C bids and proposal work
  • Provide I&C inputs to the detailed scope of work, design basis documents and project execution plan
  • Represent I&C team to the client and be responsible for meeting client’s expectations
  • Steer review sessions for I&C deliverables with different project stakeholders including client’s operations/project team
  • Perform other duties as requested


  • Ten (10) years or more of experience in Instrumentation and Controls in the Oil and Gas Industry
  • CET minimum required or P Eng. (preferred)
  • Leadership experience demonstrated in Instrumentation and Controls in past projects
  • Strong analytical skills and communication skills (oral and written)
  • Strong ability to co-ordinate all Instrumentation and Controls work with multi-disciplinary teams including Process, Mechanical, Civil / Structural, Electrical, and CAD support
  • Strong understanding of the project management methodologies
  • Capable of providing Engineering estimates
  • Ability to work within a diverse team environment

What we Offer

At Firebag Technical Solutions we believe people who contribute to our success should be rewarded for the value they create.

There are many benefits a career with us can lead to:

  • A competitive compensation package
  • Full benefits program
  • A safe, healthy and enjoyable work-life balance culture
  • An environment of positive career growth and opportunities
  • Opportunity to contribute to a highly successful and dynamic team
  • Opportunities to travel and work across the world

How to Apply

Interested applicants may apply for a listed position by sending their resume and cover letter to Human Resources at [email protected]. Please include the position title in the subject line of your email.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest in careers with Us!


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