Careers

Approach Controls is always looking for people that make a difference. If you are interested in joining a progressive team that offers more than just great technology, we want to hear from you. Submit your resume and cover letter to careers@approachci.com

Technical Lead

Approach Controls is a growing company, and we are looking to grow our expertise in JavaScript technologies. Approach Controls Inc, (ACI) is delivering industrial equipment controls solutions using modern technologies and infrastructure. We have delivered field products in fracking and other oil and gas applications, with other industries on the horizon. This is your opportunity to join a dynamic team of subject matter experts and developers.

About You:

  • You are passionate about technology and can creatively deliver modern interfaces in a complex environment
  • You prioritize deliverables based on the big picture
  • Motivated to get things done and done well enough
  • Have the ambition to learn and become involved in a variety of industries
  • You are wowed by new technologies, but have the experience to know when to deep dive and when to “let it simmer”

In this role you will:

  • Integrate user-facing elements developed by front-end developers (Angular) with server-side logic (NodeJS)
  • Design and manage databases (Mongo and Postgres)
  • Lead and mentor teams members in line with the architectural guidelines
  • Be active in setting the architectural guideline
  • Write reusable, testable, and efficient code
  • Design and implement low-latency, high-availability, and performance applications
  • Implement security and data protection services

We offer:

  • Compensation based on experience
  • Company benefits plan eligibility after 3 months

You bring:

  • 7+ years of development experience
  • 2 years of Angular or 3 years of similar frameworks
  • 2 years of tech lead
  • NodeJS experience
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Preference will be given to local candidates to Calgary, AB.  Send an email to careers@approachci.com with your resume.

Senior JavaScript Developer (Angular)

Approach Controls is a growing company, and we are looking to grow our expertise in JavaScript technologies. Approach Controls Inc, (ACI) is delivering industrial equipment controls solutions using modern technologies and infrastructure.  This is your opportunity to join a dynamic team of subject matter experts and developers.

About You:

  • You are passionate about technology and delivering a great product
  • You can bring design into reality with an eye for details and ability to be flexible

In this role you will:

  • Develop front-end infrastructure and Integrate user-facing elements (Angular) with server-side logic (NodeJS) through sockets and API calls
  • Write reusable, testable, and efficient code
  • Participate in code reviews
  • Mentor junior developers
  • Participate in project planning and definition

We offer:

  • Compensation based on experience
  • Company benefit plan eligibility after 3 months

You bring:

  • 5+ years of development experience
  • 2 years of Angular or 3 years of similar JavaScript frameworks (React.js, Vue)
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (preferred but not required)

Preference will be given to local candidates to Calgary, AB.  Send an email to careers@approachci.com with your resume.

Manufacturing Technician

Approach Controls is a growing company, and we are looking to grow our team with Manufacturing Technicians. Approach Controls Inc, (ACI) is delivering industrial equipment controls solutions using modern technologies and infrastructure.  This is your opportunity to join a dynamic team of subject matter experts and developers.

About You:

  • You should possess extensive knowledge of product assembly and experience in a similar industry.
  • A first-class manufacturing technician will be someone whose production knowledge and skills result in the manufacturing of high-quality products.
  • You are organized and can take initiative to get things done.

In this role you will:

  • Perform assigned product manufacturing and assembly tasks.
  • Conducting quality checks on the functionality of parts and components.
  • Adding finishing touches to the appearance of components.
  • Optimizing production efficiency by adjusting machinery and equipment settings as needed.
  • Performing minor repairs and reporting breakdowns in a timely manner.
  • Keeping equipment maintenance logs, as well as maintaining a safe and tidy work environment.
  • Updating productivity records and writing incident reports, if relevant.
  • Training and supervising new employees.
  • Collaborating with other departments to complete production orders on time.
  • Complying with internal policies and industry regulations.

We offer:

  • Compensation based on experience
  • Company benefit plan, RRSP/TFSA matching eligibility after 3 months

You bring:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • At least two years’ experience as a manufacturing technician.
  • Knowledge of production processes in a related industry preferred.
  • Extensive experience in performing quality control procedures and meeting production standards.
  • Working knowledge of computers and office software.
  • Strong technical and mechanical aptitude.
  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities.
  • Great communication and collaboration skills.
  • Keen attention to detail and problem-solving techniques.

Preference will be given to local candidates to Calgary, AB.  Send an email to careers@approachci.com with your resume.

Customer Account Manager

Approach Controls is a growing company, and we are looking to grow our team with a Customer Account Manager. Approach Controls Inc, (ACI) is delivering industrial equipment controls solutions using modern technologies and infrastructure.  This is your opportunity to join a dynamic team of subject matter experts and developers.

About You:

  • You are hungry, energetic self-starter propelled by restless curiosity and initiative.
  • You are extremely detailed-oriented, assertive, and work well under pressure.
  • Work closely in a team environment & contribute to the growth and forward movement of the company.
  • Have great problem-solving skills
  • Greater than 2 years experience in customer service, sales, or retail environment preferred
  • Familiar with production and processing
  • Ability to track and monitor processes/data to ensure a successful outcome

In this role you will:

  • Demonstrate excellent presentation, communication and organizational skills, the ability to follow up with clients and keep them informed
  • Providing a rapid, efficient, and friendly response to Client inquiries via phone and email
  • Working with Clients to quickly resolve issues with enthusiasm
  • Completing special projects and other duties as assigned.
  • Develop and execute tactical plans to assure protection and growth of assigned accounts.
  • Document all relevant customer information, voice of customer, and tactical plans in software, present customer, voice, and plan reviews as required to leadership and other internal stakeholders, and track and communicate progress of customer requests and concerns
  • Identify problems/implications in assigned/relevant areas of assigned accounts and develop the resulting implied needs into explicit needs
  • Assure protection of existing revenue by planning and closing the renewal of expiring, out-dated, or under-priced contracts
  • Serve assigned accounts as the initial point of contact and reference for the entire portfolio, providing general consultation, information, presentations, and conducting meetings as required, identifying requirements to bring in others, and ensuring customer receives appropriate communications on new, enhanced, or sun setting services
  • May include travel.
  • Complying with internal policies and industry regulations.
  • Forecast sales rates and determines anticipated demand
  • Maintains responsibility for tracking and recovering all customer claims
  • Contributes positively as a cross functional team member across all business (“Solutions”), Business Development, Engineering, Program Management, and Finance to develop and execute acceptable business cases and winning strategies for new business

We offer:

  • Compensation based on experience
  • Company benefit plan, RRSP/TFSA matching eligibility after 3 months

You bring:

  • Knowledge of customer service and account management practices
  • Bachelor’s Degree required or a minimum of 5 years customer service and/or logistics experience, High School diploma or GED required
  • Customer Service and/or Logistics experience preferred
  • Must have experience working in a team of system and software engineers
  • Ability to brief at all management levels.

Preference will be given to local candidates to Calgary, AB.  Send an email to careers@approachci.com with your resume.

Full Stack Developer

Approach Controls is a growing company, and we are looking to grow our expertise in JavaScript technologies. Approach Controls Inc, (ACI) is delivering industrial equipment controls solutions using modern technologies and infrastructure. This is your opportunity to join a dynamic team of subject matter experts and developers.

About You:

  • You are passionate about technology and can creatively deliver modern interfaces in a complex environment
  • You prioritize deliverables based on the big picture
  • You should also be a collaborator with a knack for visual design and utility.
  • Have the ambition to learn and become involved in a variety of industries
  • If you’re also familiar with Agile methodologies, we would like to meet you.

In this role you will:

  • You will be part of a cross-functional team that is responsible for the full software development life cycle, from conception to deployment.
  • As a Full Stack Developer, you should be comfortable around both front-end and back-end coding languages, development frameworks and third-party libraries.
  • Participating in the design and creation of scalable software
  • Writing clean, functional code on the front- and back-end
  • Testing and fixing bugs or other coding issues
  • Design client-side and server-side architecture
  • Build the front-end of applications through appealing visual design
  • Develop and manage well-functioning databases and applications
  • Write effective APIs
  • Test software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade software
  • Create security and data protection settings
  • Build features and applications with a mobile responsive design
  • Write technical documentation
  • Work with data scientists and analysts to improve software

We offer:

  •  Compensation based on experience
  •  Company benefits plan eligibility after 3 months

You bring:

  • Proven experience as a Full Stack Developer or similar role
  • Experience developing desktop and mobile applications
  • Familiarity with common stacks
  • Knowledge of multiple front-end languages and libraries (e.g., HTML/ CSS, JavaScript, XML, jQuery)
  • Knowledge of multiple back-end languages (e.g., C#, Java, Python) and JavaScript frameworks (e.g., Angular, React, Node.js)
  • Familiarity with databases (e.g., MySQL, MongoDB), web servers (e.g., Apache) and UI/UX design
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • An analytical mind
  • 3+ years of development and design experience with a focus on UX
  • 2 years of JavaScript frameworks (Angular React.js, Vue) with CSS or 3 years of similar frameworks
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, or relevant field

Preference will be given to local candidates to Calgary, AB. Send an email to careers@approachci.com with your resume.

 

Sr. QA Hardware Electronics Analyst

Approach Controls is a growing company, and we are looking to grow our expertise in JavaScript technologies. Approach Controls Inc, (ACI) is delivering industrial equipment controls solutions using modern technologies and infrastructure. We have delivered field products in fracking and other oil and gas applications, with other industries on the horizon. This is your opportunity to join a dynamic team of subject matter experts and developers.

About You:

  • You are passionate about technology and have familiarity with automated testing tools and procedures
  • You prioritize deliverables based on the big picture, with enthusiasm for writing process documentation
  • Motivated to get things done and done well enough
  • Have the ambition to learn and become involved in a variety of industries
  • You are wowed by new technologies, but have the experience to know when to deep dive and when to “let it simmer”
  • This person will develop and maintain test plans for hardware products with the goal of verifying functionality, maximizing test coverage, and minimizing test time.
  • Utilizing both manual and automated test strategies you will identify, document, and troubleshoot defects in the product and assist with repairs.
  • As a member of the Quality Assurance and Test Engineering team, you will help to ensure quality of the product before it is released

We offer:

  • Compensation based on experience
  • Flexible work hours.
  • Company benefits plan, RRSP/TFSA matching eligibility after 3 months

Core Responsibilities

  • Understand the challenges faced by the development team
  • Recommend improvements to testing and development processes to help reduce bugs and technical debt
  • Develop, debug, and maintain both manual and automated tests
  • Provide test results, KPAs, and other metrics to stakeholders
  • Work in collaboration with the development team to optimize product delivery
  • Remain current on quality testing tools, trends, and best practices
  • Develop a thorough understanding of …. Frac Control products through schematic, BOM, drawing and
  • specification reviews, and collaboration with Test Engineers and Developers
  • Create and maintain test plans containing detailed test cases and procedures
  • Coordinate efforts with other members of the QA & TE team to ensure adequate testing coverage and additional test plan detail (implementation schedule, test time estimates, equipment costs)
  • Coordinate efforts with other members of the QA & TE team to ensure adequate testing coverage
  • Execute test plans prepared by yourself or other members of the QA & TE team
  • Troubleshoot failures as required to demonstrate repeatability in an effort to improve test coverage and facilitate repair
  • Provide detailed feedback to Test Engineers and Developers identifying opportunities to improve test coverage or test time.
  • Maintain records of tests performed and generate reports in the Test Management System

Qualifications

  • Relevant experience in testing electronics in a manufacturing environment.
  • Testing electronics in a manufacturing environment
  • Working in a Lean Manufacturing / Six Sigma environment would be an asset
  • Operating and maintaining test and measurement equipment including multi-meters, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, function/signal generators, data acquisition and control systems
  • Soldering, wiring, or assembling electromechanical or controls equipment, test jigs and fixtures
  • Reading schematics, wiring diagrams and assembly drawings
  • Computer networking knowledge would be an asset
  • A strong commitment to quality
  • Effective investigation skills and ability to clearly document findings
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment
  • Close attention to detail Engineering experience is an asset
  • Experience in the Oil and Gas industry is an asset
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and work well under pressure
  • Already is or seeking to be a Professional Engineer or Professional Technologist or has related experience.
  • Must have a Bachelor of Science or related degree or certificate from an accredited university or technical school.

Preference will be given to local candidates to Calgary, AB.  Send an email to careers@approachci.com with your resume.

Electrical Systems Installer, USA Granbury or Houston, TX

Electrical Systems Installer

Approach Controls is a growing company, and we are looking to grow our expertise in Electrical Systems Installation. Approach Controls USA, (ACI USA in Granbury or Huston, TX) is delivering industrial equipment controls solutions using modern technologies and infrastructure.  This is your opportunity to join a dynamic team of subject matter experts to perform installation of electronic instrumentation and associated equipment according to documented work procedures and quality checks. Looking to fill multiple positions with varying degree of experience needed. Full-time Contract from $25 per hour.

 

About You:

  • Ability to stay on task Execute all tasks and follow instructions
  • Attention to detail
  • Safety conscious Must comply with established Health and Safety Regulations
  • Customer/Client focus
  • Positive attitude, Accountability, Ethical Practice and Strong Team-player

 

In this role you will:

  • Do installation of electrical wiring and electronics instrumentation
  • Route cables in an organized and repetitive manner and secure to anchor points
  • Installation of measurement devices and sensors
  • Perform wire termination using a variety of components
  • Regularly operates in a highly safety-conscious environment, outdoor and indoor.
  • Regularly exposed to dust, odors, oil, fumes, and noise.

Have experience in the following:

  • Electrical installation
  • Working in a manufacturing environment
  • Operating/servicing oil field equipment
  • Electrical/low voltage electronics training preferred but not required, i.e., military, vocational, oilfield.
  • Basic skills on soldering and assembling of electronic and electro/mechanical devices.
  • Ability to learn and understand electrical drawings and components.
  • Work independently while in a collaborative team environment.
  • Physically able to perform tasks which includes: bending, kneeling, working at heights, crawling under equipment, confined spaces and lifting of up to 60 lbs.
  • Ability to use a variety of hand and power tools.
  • Must provide own hand tools to perform tasks. (See tool list below)
  • Must be willing to have COVID-19 testing as requested.

 

You bring:

  • US work authorization (Required)
  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)
  • Ability to commute/relocate: Granbury, Tx/Houston, Tx Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)- 12 hour shift – Multiple work locations
  • List of Tools Needed: Screw Drivers, Precision Screw Drivers, Channel Locks (various sizes), Cable Cutters, Flush Cut Pliers, Needle nose pliers, Crescent Wrenches (various sizes), Razor Blade Knife, Wire Strippers, Wire terminal Crimpers, Small Butane Torch (for wire heat shrink), Wrenches (Metric 8mm to 18mm and Standard ¼” to ¾”), 3/8” Drive Socket Set (Metric 10mm to 18mm and Standard 3/8” to ¾”),  3/8” Drive Ratchet and Extensions, 1/4” Drive Socket Set (Metric 8mm to 14mm and Standard ¼” to 3/8”), 1/4″ Drive Ratchet and Extensions,  Metric Allen Wrenches, Standard Allen Wrenches, Ferrule Crimpers, Creeper, Deutsch Crimpers, Multi-Meter

 

Preference will be given to local candidates to Granbury and Houston, TX.  Send an email to careers@approachci.com  with your resume.