Director of Operations - Power & Motor Services

Executive Management / Direction exécutive Toronto, Ontario


Position at Ainsworth

If you thrive in a team-oriented workplace that challenges your skills, to drive your career development, embraces diversity and rewards innovation, with competitive pay and great employee programs, join the Ainsworth team today!

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Vice President – Ontario Electrical and Energy Services, the Director, of Operations provides leadership, and technical direction and financial oversight for the Electrical business team as it relates to electrical power as well as rotating equipment (motors, generators, etc.) and custom services for buildings. electrical services.


  • Builds relationships with key internal and external clients, industry organizations, teaming partners, and stakeholders to identify opportunities and grow the business;
  • Provides leadership engaging technical, and project management and service employees in achieving set objectives;
  • Responsible for optimizing project and service performance including, project and service margin, staff utilization, and general administration costs;
  • Collaborates with peers nationally and in other geographies to leverage technical expertise, ensure client satisfaction and implement best practices;
  • Conducts regular project and service reviews to ensure budget, schedule, risk, and cost to complete estimates are in order;
  • Guides and project and service teams on measures to mitigate project performance issues and risks, ensuring successful delivery on the contractual commitments and financial targets for the projectservices portfolio in order to meet client expectations and achieve or exceed profitability targets;
  • Ensures collaboration within the business line and across the business lines to ensure effective resource sharing, workload/resource balancing and to bring the best the business line has to bear to meet the needs of clients;
  • Responsible for managing and developing employees in accordance with Ainsworth’s core values, the performance management program and the job architecture and job family structure, including supporting the identification and retention of and investment in top talent;
  • Ensures a high degree of employee engagement and low turnover of staff by fostering a high-performance culture;
  • Visibly champions the Ainsworth’s programs of safety and ethics & compliance to ensure they are an overriding part of the organizational culture.



  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering. Master’s degree (M. Eng., M. Sc.A.) is considered a plus.
  • Minimum of twenty (20) years of experience within the Electrical sector
  • A strong and sustained history of delivering quality financial performance and results.
  • A proven track record of developing internal and external business with existing and new clients
  • Seen as a leader with a high and positive credibility factor.
  • A strong reputation for uncompromising integrity.
  • Demonstrated good judgment.
  • Highly professional with strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Comfortable with matrix management models.
  • Confidence to influence a high caliber team to drive a business to higher performance levels and seize the opportunities presented internally and in the market.
  • Advanced people and leadership skills to effectively manage relationships which may be indirect in order to achieve consensus, direction and achievement of results; and
  • A track record of creating a climate where people want to do their best through working collaboratively, empowering teams to identify and solve problems, creating a clear sense of identity with the company,

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Ainsworth is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Qualified designated group members are encouraged to apply as any reasonable accommodation of qualifications will be considered as per our Accommodation Policy, available upon request.

Ainsworth is an integrated multi-trade company, offering an end-to-end services and solutions for all asset maintenance and refurbishment requirements of our customers. We are continually striving to create better and more advanced products as well as provide the highest quality service. We are rapidly growing and need talented professionals to help drive our vision at becoming the best multi-trade company in the country! Join us…. Make a difference.

l*Team Oriented Environment lCompetitive compensation lPerformance Based Bonuses l* Paid Training Programl*Group Benefits Plan lPromote-from-within Policy lVacation Policy lState-of-the-Art Equipment and Tools lExposure to Cutting Edge Technology l*