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Date:  Aug 31, 2023

Calgary, AB, CA

Operating Sector:  Major Projects West

Position Title:  Quality Control Inspector

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!  


Position Overview

Safe. Trusted. Respected. Aecon Civil is a market leader with a self-perform competitive advantage and core local strength in key markets. We’re proud of our work helping to expand and improve Canada’s infrastructure and transportation networks, and we’re ready to build the future of our country. With over a century of experience, and the ability to offer diverse, comprehensive services, Aecon is a preferred contractor for our clients. This includes numerous public entities and Public-Private Partnerships in Canada and abroad.


Aecon was selected by Alberta Transportation to design and construct the Deerfoot Trail Improvements project located in Calgary, Alberta. The scope of work includes the construction of additional lanes, seven new bridges, and improvements to ramps and interchanges. We are looking for reliable, adaptable, quality and safety focused individuals to join our team for this impactful project!


The Quality Control Inspector is an exempt position and will have to exercise discretion and independent judgement on a regular basis which demonstrates proficiency in being able to complete quality control inspections in the field. May give functional guidance to craft and/or lower-level technical personnel.  Willingness to relocate to construction site location is expected.


Key Responsibilities

  • Provides Quality Systems support using the ISO 9001 Standard as the basis for process development and optimization, procedure development, data collection and reporting and Quality Systems training.
  • Understand and interpret technical drawings for roadways, walls, and bridge structures.
  • Conduct quality control inspections on earthworks, walls, bridges, and project structures.
  • Confirm the installation of work is in accordance with the project plans, specifications, and industry standards. 
  • Effectively documents, follows-up and closes corrective actions - both internal and external.
  • Promotes safety awareness including adhering to safety rules and requirements. Participates, as needed, in safety field audits and assessments.
  • Verifies the customers’ quality requirements are in compliance with quality standards and quality program requirements for products and services provided.
  • Collaborates in development and maintenance of Quality Policy, Processes, Procedures, and related documents. Reviews Quality Manuals, documents, and implementation procedures to verify compliance with industry codes and standards, regulations, and regulatory commitments.
  • Collaborates with management for interface on Quality activities with internal or external organizations (customers, suppliers, subcontractors, and others).
  • Reviews documents prepared by internal or external organizations such as quality manuals and procedures, technical deliverables, test plans and procedures, purchase orders, and subcontracts.
  • Perform material inspection on permanent material coming to site.
  • Recognize non-conformities and monitor that the disposition is carried out correctly.
  • Performs other responsibilities as required.


Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering Technology Diploma, a combination of education and industry experience will be considered.
  • 1-3 years’ experience in heavy civil and/or infrastructure construction.
  • Internal or Lead Auditor certification (ISO 9001:2015) is preferred.
  • ACI/CCIL certification preferred (current within 6 months of hire).
  • Understanding of construction quality standards and processes.
  • Driver’s license with a clean driver’s abstract.
  • Self-directed, motivated team player who thrives in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Proficiently with MS Office Suite.
  • Able to work long hours and night shift when required.


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.