Breslau, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Utilities

FOS operator

At Aecon, we’re building the future and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We're always looking for exceptional talent to work on our exciting and ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on being the #1 Canadian Infrastructure Company and the first choice employer in our industry.


Position Overview
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 Superintendent for the district, the FOS Operator is responsible for maintaining the computer based Field Operating System (FOS) and all office related and paper flow functions between construction site, district yard and the Corporate Office. This position requires the ability to work independently and as part of a team, exercising judgment and initiative and involves multi-tasking. This position works as a liaison between offices and field workers and must possess knowledge of policies and procedures. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Assists in the timely management of the life cycle of each work order through the use of FOS (i.e. request utility locates, customer inquiries, crew scheduling, productivity, pay item billing, final restoration). 
  • Performs clerical duties ensuring all documentation regarding timesheets, equipment usage and personnel related information is transferred to the Corporate Office accurately and on time. 
  • Takes responsibility for compiling and organizing FOS reports. 
  • Reports any field utility / property damages. 
  • Coordinates locates with multiple Utility companies to ensure all underground utilities are marked before construction begins. 
  • Maintains and organizes all related filing systems. 
  • Learns, interprets and applies organizational policies, rules and regulations. 
  • Creates custom Excel reports for various clients using information from FOS 


Required Knowledge and Experience 

  • Experience working in the construction industry. 
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Good computer skills using Word and Excel. 
  • Knowledgeable on modern office methods and procedures, equipment and filing systems. 
  • Self motivated with strong organizational and multi-tasking skills. 
  • Ability to work with others as a member of a team. 
  • Ability to stay productive under minimal supervision. 
  • Ability to work flexible and/or long hours when required to meet season demands. 


Aecon has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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