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Date:  Jan 5, 2023

Barrie, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Telecommunications

Position Title:  Yard Attendant

Build Your Career at Aecon

Aecon is proud to build some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of this generation. From the roads and transit systems that connect our communities, to the communication networks that link us from coast-to-coast, and the water infrastructure that supplies our businesses and homes. Our integral work includes constructing the pipelines that join provinces with the energy that fuels the nation, and the airports and ports that connect us all. Aecon is there, safely and sustainably building the future.  


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our employees. We are always searching the globe for exceptional candidates to join the Aecon family and be a part of our forward-thinking, innovative, best-in-class organization!  


What is the Opportunity? 

Faster.Smarter.Safer. This is how Aecon Utilities is committed to delivering projects. We simply do it better. We are Ontario’s premier utility contractor and are ready to become Canada’s #1 utility construction provider.


Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Yard Attendant will work with Procurement to manage safety material inventory levels based on workload forecasts and manage project material stock levels required for contracts. This position requires excellent organizational skills, the ability to work independently and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.              


What You'll Do Here:

  • Daily management and issuing of all field staff equipment and stock needs.
  • Daily organization and management of record filing.
  • Complete equipment and stock audits as required
  • Complete full yard material inventory counts
  • Coordinate and manage testing, certification of tools and safety equipment.
  • Timely return processing of defective or damaged equipment.
  • Identification and reporting of any health & safety issues.
  • Determine inventory to load volumes and ensure supply always exceeds demand.
  • Review all documentation for accuracy prior to submission.
  • Carry out daily shipping/receiving duties as required.
  • Basic housekeeping as required.
  • Drive an inclusive culture to promote equity, welcome different perspectives, and enable career progression by fostering a sense of belonging.


What You Bring to the Team:

  • Working knowledge at Microsoft Outlook and Excel.
  • Great organization & time management skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Previous shipping and receiving experience is an asset.
  • Independent worker that needs little supervision.
  • Good technicial skills using computer-based technologies and devices. 
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license.
  • Lifting and filing experience. 
  • Ability and willingness to work long hours when required.
  • Valid Forklift Truck License.
  • Be a champion of inclusion and diversity.


Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization. We welcome all to apply including, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


We are committed to adhering to the objectives and requirements outlined in the Accessible Canada Act (ACA), and to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, through the implementation of the requirements of the ACA and its applicable regulations. If you require accommodation under the ACA Act during any step of the application process please click here.