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Date:  Feb 17, 2024

Bowmanville, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Major Projects East

Position Title:  Superintendent - Buildings

Come Build Your Career at Aecon!

As a Canadian leader in infrastructure development, Aecon is safely and sustainably building what matters for future generations to thrive! We lead some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of our generation, at the forefront of transformational change in transportation and energy, and partnering every day to build, connect, power, and strengthen our communities.

At Aecon, you can count on:

  • Safety First. Our number one core value. If we can’t do it safely, we don’t do it at all.
  • Integrity. We lead by example, with humility and courage.
  • Accountability. We’re passionate about delivering on our commitments.
  • Inclusion. We provide equitable opportunities for everyone.


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. So, we invest in our people, just like they invest in us! 


At Aecon we:

  • Ensure you and your family receive the services needed to support your mental, emotional, and physical well-being
  • Believe in helping you build your career through our Aecon University and Leadership Programs
  • Are committed to supporting and investing in inclusive work environments, through initiatives like Equity, Diversity & Inclusion training, our Aecon Women in Trades and Aecon Diversity in Trades programs, and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to ensure we are building inclusion into every aspect of our culture at Aecon.
  • Are a leader in sustainable construction. With a strong commitment to operating responsibility by minimizing our impact on the environment and surrounding communities.


Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our people. We’re always searching the globe for innovative, collaborative minds to join our best-in-class Aecon community!


What is the Opportunity? 

As part of an alliance agreement Aecon Nuclear has been awarded a contract with Ontario Power Generation to support the Darlington New Nuclear Project (DNNP). Beginning in 2023 Aecon will support the validation phase design, procurement, early site preparation and site mobilization scope for the Construction of the Unit 1 Small Modular Reactor at the Darlington site.


Reporting to the Senior Superintendent/General Superintendent, the Superintendent will be responsible for providing overall supervision, coordination and scheduling of construction activities on project construction site.


What You'll Do Here:

  • Maintain excellent relationships with owner, architect, consultants, subcontractors & public.
  • Implement and enforce Aecon’s corporate health and safety program.
  • Adhere to Aecon’s Policy & Procedures Manual
  • Be an ambassador of the company both internally and externally.
  • Ensure compliance with Aecon union obligations.
  • Ensure project profitability, schedule adherence and customer satisfaction.
  • Develop project master schedule with Project Manager. Ensure subcontractors comply with project master schedule.
  • Utilize project master schedule to create detailed 3 week schedules for subcontractor use
  • Develop recovery strategies when project schedule or budget are in jeopardy.
  • Review and update schedule, cost forecast and cash flow with Project Manager for PSR
  • Plan and supervise the work of subcontractors and own forces on the project including determining methods of construction, manpower levels, material quantities, equipment and work schedules.
  • Assume responsibility for productivity of subtrades, efficient use of materials and equipment and contractual performance of the project.
  • Ensure project is constructed in compliance with drawings, specifications and project schedule and budget.
  • Interface with client representatives, design consultants, other contractors, etc.
  • Ensure project is constructed within project quality guidelines.
  • Maintain appropriate field documentation including safety records, daily progress reports, rental records, concrete logs and as-built drawings, etc.
  • Supervise, mentor, coach and train project personnel.
  • Ensure compliance with Aecon union obligations.
  • Assist in securing new work by participating in proposals and presentations.
  • Organize and chair weekly subcontractor and safety meetings.
  • Participate in basic layout and field engineering activities.
  • Maintain lines and levels – verify as built conditions.


What You Bring to the Table:

  • Education to include a technical college diploma or equivalent combination of technical training and/or related experience.
  • Minimum 8 years construction and subcontractor supervision experience or equivalent
  • Proven ability to successfully supervise construction projects.
  • The proven ability to effectively manage field staff.
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction such as technology, equipment, methods, trade agreements and jurisdiction, engineering, cost control, scheduling and safety requirements
  • Excellent communication, organizational and supervisory skills are essential.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook as well as Primavera P6 scheduling software
  • Working knowledge of Aecon’s project management system, accounting system and Aecon’s scheduling software
  • Ability to read and understand Cost Reports.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Able to perform in a fast-paced environment.
  • Comfortable walking and standing for long periods of time and lifting.


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 during any step of the application process please click here.