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CGIS has an aggressive growth strategy through to 2019 and we are looking for talented, intelligent and ambitious individuals to join our team. The future is bright, so why not join the team!

Job Opportunities

Applications Engineering - Senior

Reporting to the Applications Engineering Lead or Branch Manager, this position provides quotations, proposals and application solutions to CGIS customers. These proposals will be across a wide range of industries from simple to multifaceted sales opportunities. You will be a trusted resource with extensive knowledge of CGIS products and customer applications, provide coaching and mentoring and participate in the development of training material for the team. As an Application Engineering (Senior), the application dictates the valve.

Specific Applications or Technical Expertise Areas will include:

- Isolation Valves

- Control Valve

- Valve Automation, Instrumentation and Sizing

- Formal project proposals and tenders

- Technical sales support and troubleshooting

Detailed Responsibilities:

Sales - Inside

  • Prepare quotations, technical papers and presentations that will win orders and secure CGIS’s name as the world’s best valves;
  • Be a trusted partner for severe service, control, automation and on/off valves;
  • Build meaningful customer relationships;
  • Provide market knowledge and insight;
  • Troubleshoot customers problems and find lasting solutions;
  • Learn something new every day;
  • Triage quotations to the best sales team in the industry;
  • Close sales.

Teamwork

  • Build up the team around you;
  • Exceptional communication both internally and externally;
  • Lead kick off meetings – complex orders and projects;
  • Use ingenuity to find solutions and fixes.

Mentoring

  • Support, teach and learn from every team member;
  • Develop meaningful content for future learning (Case studies, modules, PowerPoint presentation, technical arguments);
  • Be a subject matter expert in a multitude of areas.

Requirements


  • Excellent interpersonal skills – ability to clearly communicate with and be able to listen to customers, vendors and colleagues across the organization;
  • Proven ability and interest in supporting, coaching and mentoring others;
  • Demonstrated ability to continuously learn and improve with the willingness to adapt to change;
  • Strong business acumen;
  • Strong technical aptitude with attention to detail and excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Diploma or Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Process Engineering or relevant work experience is an asset;
  • A professional attitude that can also have fun.
  • Benefits

    CGIS is a place where you can grow your skills and your career. We proudly offer competitive salaries, company paid benefits, RSP matching program, Cost Plus Program, Sunny Fridays/Mondays, professional development and profit sharing.

    General Application

    Are you interested in working with a diverse, family oriented and dedicated team? We may not have any job opportunities at the moment, but don't let that stop you from sending your resume in!

    Requirements

    We want to know what makes you the ideal fit for our team! Please provide a brief summary telling us about you, along with your resume.

    Benefits

    General Application

    Are you interested in working with a diverse, family oriented and dedicated team? We may not have any job opportunities at the moment, but don't let that stop you from sending your resume in!

    Requirements

    We want to know what makes you the ideal fit for our team! Please provide a brief summary telling us about you, along with your resume.

    Benefits

    Learning and Development Specialist / Recruiter

    Working closely with and under the direction of the Human Resources Manager, you will have a key role in the recruitment of the best talent and the continuous development of highly knowledgeable staff. You will lead the full cycle recruitment process, plan and coordinate detailed onboarding plans, and develop and coordinate all internal and external training. Other responsibilities include HR related administrative tasks as assigned. The specific focus will be in the area of e-Learning development, delivery and external/internal training coordination.


    Detailed Responsibilities:

    Learning and Development:

    • You will be CGU’s Structural Engineer for the ongoing development and delivery of our e-learning and knowledge management platform.
    • Collaborate with CGIS Subject Matter Experts to create/build courses, workshops, e-learning modules, resources, etc. to support employee learning and provide ready access to information across the organization;
    • Monitor/measure effectiveness of learning & development initiatives;
    • Maintain a training database for all CG employees and
    • Coordinate external and internal training.

    Recruitment and Onboarding:

    • Post, source, screen, attract and present suitable candidates for vacancies;
    • Use the ATS to manage the search process, create a pipeline of candidates for future positions to meet strategic plans and good budget management for each search;
    • Source candidates using all professional sources available.
    • Become a respective CGIS ambassador internally and externally by being professional, personable and knowledgeable about CG’s business and needs.
    • Effectively manage external recruitment support, permanent and temporary;
    • Coordinate CG’s participation in career fairs and other networking/ sourcing events;
    • Be resourceful and stay tuned with changes in best practices;
    • Work with Leads/Manager to establish, track and follow up on solid, personalized onboarding and training plans for all new employees;
    • Coordinate onboarding processes including all initial documentation & set-up; Enroll to benefits plan and administer changes;

    Other responsibilities:

    • Participate in the coordination of employee special events as required;
    • Build strong, trusting and respectful working relationships with employees at all levels;
    • Make recommendations for improvement and develop processes for best efficiency.
    • Be responsible for the integrity of learning and HR-related information internally as assigned; Process HR data in a professional, timely and accurate manner.

    Requirements

    • Degree or Diploma in Human Resources Management preferred with a Learning & Development or Instructional Design focus;
    • CPHR designation or working towards would be an asset;
    • 3-5 years related Human Resources experience, ideally in an industrial/technical setting is an asset;
    • Training and instructional design experience, delivering on a variety of topics; solid understanding of adult learning principles and training needs analysis required;
    • Proficient with course authoring software (Articulate Storyline) and LMS administration;
    • Experience implementing instructional strategies, curriculum standards and assessments is an asset;
    • Full cycle recruiting knowledge/experience; a solid track record using an established recruitment process comprised of thorough screening, behaviour/competency based interviewing, assessments & testing, and an strong ability to source solid and suitable candidates who will stay for the long term;
    • Outstanding planning & organization skills, attention to detail, an aptitude for learning, ability to build strong working relationships, sound judgment and ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment with a high degree of initiative;
    • Intermediate level skills of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) and a good understanding and experience using ATS & HRIS systems;
    • Strong data management skills to assist in maintaining the integrity of HR metrics;
    • Strong evidence of the ability to deliver outstanding customer service; the ability to handle employee inquiries and information with tact, discretion and confidentiality;
    • Creativity, out of the box thinking and a drive for results is required; Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    Benefits

    CGIS is a place where you can grow your skills and your career. We proudly offer competitive salaries, company paid benefits, RSP matching program, 3 weeks’ vacation, Sunny Friday’s/Monday's, professional development and profit sharing.

    Receptionist/Executive Assistant

    This position reports to the Operations Manager and COO and is responsible for being the first contact between CGIS and customers, vendors and the general public, representing CGIS in a professional and personable manner in addition to providing administrative assistance to the COO.

    Detailed Responsibilities:

    • Reception Duties: Answers and triages telephone calls to appropriate contact person, greeting visitors, and responds to general inquiries. Processes, handles and distributes incoming/outgoing mail, packages & faxes.
    • Maintenance of office supplies and point of contact for office cleaning/janitorial contract.
    • Document Preparation and Management: Format and edit letters, memos, reports and presentations from draft stage to client-ready work. Use independent judgment to compose general, non-technical business documents. Is privy to, and must protect, confidential materials. Follows an organized filing/document management process for electronic and paper documents. Prioritizes, manages, and communicates deadlines/action items.
    • Time and Calendar Management: Establishes a systematic method to independently manage multiple calendars by scheduling appointments, anticipating needs, changes, and rearranging meetings as appropriate.
    • Meeting Coordination:Coordinates and makes arrangements for on-site and off-site meetings and events including logistics (e.g., communication, location, meals, equipment, materials, RSVPs, and travel.).
    • Travel Planning:Coordinates cost-effective and sometimes complex travel arrangements and itineraries.
    • Client Relationship Management: Develops and maintains relationships with internal and external clients to understand the business and client needs.
    • Managing any other administrative projects as requested.


    Requirements

    Qualifications and Experience:

    • A diploma in Business Administration or a related field and minimum 3 years’ experience in a senior administrative/secretarial level position.
    • The demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize and coordinate a variety of tasks and assignments.
    • Clear understanding of basic office practices
    • Effective time management skills with the ability to remain calm under pressure and to meet deadlines and prioritize tasks.
    • Pleasant telephone manner with proactive communication and listening skills to determine needs of callers and team members.
    • High proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
    • Superior oral and written communication skills, including tact and diplomacy, and demonstrated ability to make decisions within prescribed guidelines.
    • Attention to detail and accuracy, superior multi-tasking and organization skills.


    Competencies:

    • Works Efficiently:Allocates one's own time efficiently; handles multiple demands and competing priorities; well-organized and detail-skilled; meets deadlines in a timely manner.
    • Communication: Conveys information clearly and effectively through various media; drafts communications appropriate to the receiver that have the desired effect; actively attends to and conveys understanding of others; encourages the open expression of ideas and opinions; is patient in hearing what others have to say.
    • Customer Focus: Anticipates customer needs and takes action to meet the needs of both internal and external customers; responds quickly to customer inquiries; continually searches for ways to increase customer satisfaction.
    • Critical Thinking: To think clearly and rationally; the ability to explore a problem, question or situation; integrate all available information and arrive at a solution or hypothesis and then be able to justify or substantiate that position.
    • Adaptability: Willing and able to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, and rapid change; shows resilience in the face of constraints, frustrations, or adversity, is not knocked off balance by the unexpected.
    • Builds Relationships: Develops effective give-and-take relationships with others; understands the agendas and perspectives of individuals and/or groups; approachable and open to the views of others; a rapport builder.

    Benefits

    CGIS is a place where you can grow your skills and your career. We proudly offer competitive salaries, company paid benefits, RSP matching program, Cost Plus Program, Sunny Fridays/Mondays, professional development and profit sharing.

    Shipper/Receiver

    Position Summary

    Reporting to the Operations or Branch Manager, this position is responsible for performing all aspects of shipping, receiving and warehouse organization. You will be the primary focus for all inbound and outbound freight; shipment of goods to our customer via ground, air and ocean; initial quality control of inbound goods; overall cleanliness and organization of the warehouse; and, in collaboration with others, will be responsible for inventory control. In addition, this position also provides assistance and support to the valve assembly area.

    Detailed Responsibilities**

    Shipping and Receiving:

    • Picking orders from stock and preparing to ship orders on-time or early;
    • Using the tools provided to understand the upcoming shipment requirements (OTS report);
    • Thorough understanding of transportation and courier company’s requirements for shipping valves, accessories and numerous other items domestically and internationally;
    • Preparing all related documents, weigh bills, packing slips, QA packages and other shipping documentation as required;
    • Packaging goods for transportation ensuring they are safely and securely packaged and labeled to arrive at our customer’s location in the best condition possible;
    • Assisting Project Coordinators in meeting project needs for shipping, labeling, weight and dimension requirements;
    • Loading and unloading of goods from trucks and containers;
    • Inspecting and verifying incoming goods against packing slips or related documents and forward information on discrepancies to relevant buyer;
    • Unpacking, documenting, labeling, locating and routing goods to appropriate area;
    • Maintaining shipping log with all information pertaining to inbound and outbound items, Scanning and saving inbound documents in appropriate folders and emailing onto accounting, planning or ISC’s as required.

    Export:

    • Working with Export experts to ensure all required documents are prepared and sent with the shipment.

    Inventory Control:

    • Picking goods accurately for outbound orders;
    • Receiving goods and locating in the warehouse as appropriate
    • Stock – Label and locate as required
    • Order – Hold shelf or shipping immediately;
    • Completing regular cycle counts; playing active role in annual inventory counts; preparing paperwork and coordinating goods going offsite for 3rd party processing.

    Warehouse:

    • Maintaining a clean and efficient warehouse;
    • Acquiring general knowledge of products and services offered by CGIS;
    • Organizing and labeling inventory as required;
    • Maintaining the quarantine area for non-conforming goods and ensuring follow up to clear them up is complete.

    As needed and/or assigned:

    • Assists when required with valve automation which includes accurate assembly/testing of valves/actuators of different sizes and models;
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Requirements

    Qualifications:

    • Proven experience with the shipping/receiving cycle;
    • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines;
    • Clear and definitive communications skills;
    • General valve knowledge or industrial components experience;
    • General knowledge on Export Procedures;
    • Good understanding of rigging and lifting practices;
    • Mechanical aptitude;
    • General computer literacy with Microsoft Office software;
    • Ability to lift and manoeuvre heavy packages;
    • Forklift certification.

    Benefits

    CGIS is a place where you can grow your skills and your career. We proudly offer competitive salaries, company paid benefits, RSP matching program, 3 weeks’ vacation, Sunny Friday’s/Monday's, professional development and profit sharing.

    Valve Technician Intermediate

    Position Summary

    Reporting to the Operations or Branch Manager, this position is responsible for the assembly and testing of valve/actuators including valve accessories. In addition this position also provides assistance and support to the shipping/receiving area, operates in and maintains a tidy and functional machine shop and ensures shop procedures are followed.

    Detailed Responsibilities

    • Complete work orders on time, as assigned, including but not limited to service, automation, testing, inspection and evaluation of various valve types and equipment;
    • Complete service reports including photos, work conducted, evaluation of observed issues and repair recommendations;
    • Work with planner to ensure timely completion of work orders;
    • Work with Design & Drafting to ensure accurate as Build drawings are completed as required;
    • Accurate recording of shop hours in the log and work orders to ensure accurate billing;
    • Accurate reporting of parts usage or changes to ensure correct costs are captured;
    • Maintaining a clean and efficient shop environment;
    • Ensure tools and machinery are in good working order and organized;
    • Support shipping and receiving as required (day to day and holiday relief);
    • Complete cycle counts to ensure accuracy of parts/inventory;
    • Follow and develop safe work practices, JSA’s and FLHA’s as required;
    • Adherence to environmental requirements and WHMIS;
    • Conduct service work on site as required and requested;
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Requirements

    Qualities and Qualifications

    • 3-5 years’ experience with valve repair, testing, automation, hydraulics and instrumentation;
    • 1-3 years’ experience with field work;
    • Strong mechanical aptitude;
    • Complete understanding of various valves and specifications (ASME, API, MSS)
    • Good computer literacy with the ability to use the tools available;
    • Clear, effective and definitive communications skills;
    • Proven ability to work as part of a team as well as independently with ever changing priorities while still meeting deadlines;
    • Basic electrical, instrumentation, hydraulic and pipefitting knowledge;
    • Good computer literacy;
    • Forklift and crane certification and proficiency required;
    • Solid understanding of the concepts of Non-Destructive Examination and Testing.

    Benefits

    CGIS is a place where you can grow your skills and your career. We proudly offer competitive salaries, company paid benefits, RSP matching program, Cost Plus Program, Sunny Fridays/Mondays, professional development and profit sharing.

    Workshops

    CGIS has opened its facilities to engineering teachers and students looking for a hands-on valve workshop. We have designed and constructed a Control & Isolation Demonstrator (CID) available in our Vancouver office for those who want to take the classroom on-site. CID is a custom-made comprehensive flow loop that demonstrate how valves work and what makes them work well. If you are interested in booking a workshop at CGIS, please contact us.

    Career Fair

    CGIS is actively looking for bright, young minds that are ready to jump start their careers. For the past three years, we have participated in campus career fairs such as the BCIT Career Fair in Burnaby, BC and most recently, the UNBC career fair in Prince George, BC. Meet a CGIS employee and hear firsthand about their experience at working at CGIS.

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    558 East Kent Avenue South
    Vancouver, British Columbia
    Canada V5X4V6
    Phone: 604.263.1671
    Fax: 604.263.0947