ALS provides a broad range of testing and analytical services to a wide variety of end markets and industries around the globe. We continue to remain at the forefront of the testing services industry, building an enviable reputation.
This position reports to the General Manager - North America
Responsibility for the establishment and operational management of the pipeline integrity business unit to achieve growth and profit in line with the budget and strategic plan.
To provide technical authority over all employees engaged in Pipeline Integrity activities across North America.
To prepare, implement and maintain inspection programs in accordance with applicable codes, client requirements and the ALS Industrial Quality Management System (QMS).
To provide service to a high standard in a professional and competent manner, meeting the needs of the client and ALS.
Management and administration of all Workplace Health, Safety and Environmental (WHSE) matters related to the operation.
Enact the short and medium strategies for the business unit and provide support in the compilation of annual budgets and strategic plans in co-operation with the General Manager.
Perform, organize and supervise inspection activities as required in accordance with applicable codes and both client and ALS requirements.
Management, administration and responsibility for all quality matters related to the business unit including new employee inductions, level 3 approvals, technical audits, equipment calibration and maintenance, training records management and incident management.
Ensure that the business unit and resources are managed effectively and efficiently to achieve or exceed budget profitability, planned growth and development.
Work cooperatively with the other Businesses to ensure all Company resources are fully and effectively utilized.
Work with direct reports to facilitate training and professional development to enable employees to reach their full potential.
Awareness of the content and intent of all quality procedures and ensuring that they are implemented and followed.
Awareness of the content and intent of all company policies and ensuring that they are implemented and followed.
Implementation and encouragement of a team approach within a continuous improvement culture.
Awareness and knowledge of competitors and their activities and strategies within the region.
Prepare bid responses, proposals and quotations in accordance with the delegated level of authority for the position.
Ensure all equipment represents industry norms and identify emerging technologies.
Monitor inspection work and assure the quality of inspections by conducting technical witnessing, review of both inspection reports and records and client interaction.
Observe established safety regulations and comply with all ALS health and safety policies and procedures
Develop inspection procedures to client and code requirements.
NDT, inspection, engineering or materials qualifications or trade qualifications in an engineering discipline with project management or supervisory experience.
Minimum 10 years supervisory experience in a field related to testing, inspection or asset care services.
Relevant industry experience with extensive exposure to the pipeline integrity sector.
In-depth knowledge of relevant legislation, codes, standards and technology associated with pipeline integrity.
Well-developed written and oral communication, including report writing skills.
Sound computer literacy skills, proficiency with MS Office software.
A working knowledge of relevant acts, codes, standards and regulations.
Strong knowledge of pipeline integrity industry.
Independence and impartiality.
Proficient computer skills.
Good verbal and written communication skills, as well as interpersonal skills.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Ability to maintain high level safety culture.
Commitment to the ALS core values:
Honesty and integrity
Exceeding client expectations
Belief in our ability
Hard work and continuous improvement
Doing it better
Safety as a priority
We would like to thank everyone for their interest in ALS but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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