Complete Details for Project Leader

Job Title Project Leader
Location Alberta
Job Description

Schneider Electric is a global specialist in energy management. We are passionate about delivering real and innovative solutions in energy management and energy efficiency. We look for individuals driven by a desire to impact the world. We commit to develop our people and make energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green. Visit us online to learn more about a career at Schneider Electric.

Schneider Electric Smart Infrastructure currently has an outstanding opportunity for an experienced and motivated individual to assume the role of Senior Project Leader in our Calgary location. This position is assigned to fully qualified professionals and is used to describe those whose work is exclusively focused on the technical definition and leadership of a project.


This position is assigned to fully qualified professionals and is used to describe those whose work is exclusively focused on the technical definition and leadership of a project. This position will typically be assigned to lead projects that are considered to have an above average risk with respect to technical definition or a requirement for strong leadership. Pilot projects and multi-team projects are other typical assignments.

Detailed responsibilities include:
- Working directly with our Customer’s Engineering and Operations staff to determine the requirements of a system
- Guiding other members of the department in the implementation of technical aspects of the project, once the scope of a project is defined
- Completing varied assignments requiring general familiarity with a broad field of technology and knowledge of reciprocal effects of the work upon other fields
- Solving problems using a combination of standard procedures and new approaches when required
- Leadership responsibilities include providing technical guidance to other members of the department
- Training for a person at this level is usually provided on an as needed basis, the individual participates in assessing his/her own abilities and planning for required training, training may be focused on technical or business skills
- Scheduling and are generally responsible for their own time commitments
- Responsibilities include mentoring of senior developers in the skills needed for the Project Leader position where the opportunity is present


Preferred Competencies:
•Knowledge of large database transactional processing
• Knowledge of natural gas metering, accounting, and data acquisition
•Experience with cross timezone applications
•Experience with different units such as metric and imperial and how they relate to database storage and retrieval
•Experience with Reporting Services, SSIS, MS SQL

- Adaptability and flexibility to change
- Self motivation for learning
- Analytical ability
- Establishing priorities
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Results orientated
- Customer focused
- Team building
- Organization and planning

- 8+ years related post-secondary experience in software/systems development, preferably in the SCADA industry
- Specification and technical requirements analysis
- Determine the viability of equipment and systems integrated to the project
- Identify the most appropriate solution based on defined criteria’s (profitability, deadlines, risk etc)
- Define and execute FAT and SAT tests of projects

- A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline such as Math, Physics or GeoScience, or a Technology Diploma (with 10+ related industry experience)
- An Engineer in this position will be a registered professional in the province and with APEGGA

Benefit Summary

Schneider Electric offers these excellent rewards and benefits as part of our total compensation:
- Summer day off program
- RRSP company matching program
- Supplemental unemployment benefits
- Employer paid health & dental coverage
- Training and development
- Flexible health & wellness spending account
- Onsite gym
- Employee recognition award program
- Employee assistance program
- Employee transportation allowance
- Financial planning (administered through a third party provider)
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