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Date:  Feb 2, 2024

Cambridge, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Nuclear

Position Title:  Corrective Action Specialist

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!  


Reporting to the Auditing Supervisor, the Corrective Action Specialist will be responsible for managing Aecon’s Corrective & Preventative Action program and support the Root-Cause Analysis process. The Corrective Action Specialist, as required, is responsible for initiating Corrective Action Reports and leading efforts to ensure that the required actions are implemented and effective. 

•    Manage Aecon’s Corrective Action Program
•    Initiate Corrective/Preventative Action Reports when requested by any Aecon employee
•    Enter Corrective/Preventative Action Reports into the CAR database
•    Manage and track the progress of Corrective Action Reports (CAR) to ensure timely completion
•    Perform follow-up of the corrective/preventive actions to verify their effectiveness
•    Participate as required with the management Review Board
•    Provide leadership in root-cause analysis investigation
•    Works with Aecon departmental managers and delegates in identifying areas of improvement 
•    Perform, manage and track the progress of root-cause analysis (RCA) to ensure timely completion
•    Participate in Management Review Boards as required
•    Oversees Trending of Corrective Actions and Nonconformances, etc.
•    Mentor and coach project team members in the use of RCA tools, techniques, nuclear safety culture, etc. 
•    Develops and facilitates projects to identify and improve project quality
•    Maintain proficiency in Root Cause Analysis 

Maintain Proficiency By: 
•    Performing root-cause analysis and maintain a participation log
•    Attending training programs specifically related to root-cause analysis
•    Demonstrate management of the Corrective/Preventive Action process
•    Demonstrate management of the RCA process

•    Communicate with Aecon Management, Suppliers and Customers concerning Corrective/Preventive Action Process
•    Communicate with Aecon Management, Suppliers and Customers concerning RCA Progress and activities as applicable 
•    Provide quarterly trending analysis of condition adverse to quality data to Director of Quality and identify opportunities for improvement 

•    Not applicable 

•    Demonstrates ability to manage multiple complex projects
•    Strong analytical and problem solving skills
•    Action-oriented with the ability to deliver timely results
•    Excellent interpersonal, communication, oral and written presentation skills
•    Experience leading teams to successful results 
•    Good working knowledge of Aecon Quality Programs, procedures and processes would be an asset
•    Knowledgeable and experienced in root-cause analysis would be an asset
•    Quality Engineering or Six Sigma experience or accreditation would be an asset 

•    Not applicable

•    Interact with customers, suppliers as required
•    Meet with various trades, shop and site personnel
•    Project Management 

•    Extensive reading 
•    Due to the nature of work conducted by Aecon, mandated nuclear export controls requirements must be met for employment.

What You'll Do Here

  • Drive an inclusive culture to promote equity, welcome different perspectives, and enable career progression by fostering a sense of belonging.

What you will bring to the team

  • 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.