Lead Instrument Engineer 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 Lead manages the Instrumentation group of a project or program and provides guidance and coaching to the team.  The Instrumentation Lead is a senior member of the engineering leadership team and will report to the department lead.  Key duties include:

  • Lead a team of Instrumentation Engineers / Specialist and designers for a Sustainable program or multiple projects at a time
  • Liaison with I&C vendors and engineering team to resolve technical issues
  • Steer review sessions for I&C deliverables with different project stake holders including client’s project team
  • Coordinate with Project management team such that I&C activities are aligned with the agreed project schedule
  • Review / check I&C deliverables including datasheets, sizing calculations, MR packages and Control drawing / deliverables
  • 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
  • Represent I&C team to the client and be responsible for meeting client’s expectations


  • At least ten (10) years of accomplished experience in I&C Engineering, with majority being in Oil and Gas industry
  • Proven lead experience either at project level or at a program levelExperience with Oil and Gas industry projects of various sizes is preferred
  • Degree/Technology certification or equivalent
  • Professional member with APEGA or equivalent is required
  • Operate with minimal supervision
  • A facilitator with excellent diplomatic and communication skills
  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team including Process, Mechanical, Electrical, and CAD support
  • Must have an eye for details, with ability to read pertaining to information from P&IDs, HAZOP, SIL, LOPA reportsStrong analytical skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task and meet deadlines

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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