Cambridge, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Industrial


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 

Bringing seamless solutions to key clients through operational excellence and reliability. With the ability to self-perform across our diverse business offering, and a strategic fabrication network. Aecon Industrial proactively and profitably manages projects across a diverse range of industrial business areas; (Renewable Energy, Natural Gas Distribution, Oil and Gas, Water, Mining, Cogeneration Energy, Chemical, etc. www.aecon.com). Aecon Industrial is also known for the pioneering of prefabricated piping services to better manage site labour and the integration of specialized coating systems into the fabrication process.


Want to work at Aecon? Aecon is well-positioned in the Canadian marketplace as an industry leader in the development and construction of infrastructure. We have a roster of ongoing major projects here and abroad, record backlog diversified across multiple sectors and duration, and a robust pipeline of future project pursuits. We are in a strong market position, but we are ultimately aiming higher.


At Aecon, people are at the heart of everything we do. Aecon is focused on identifying, attracting, and hiring talented and diverse Painters for our Cambridge Fabrication Shop.


Key Responsibilities

  • Read and interpret travelers/work orders
  • Prepare parts for painting, including masking, protecting critical surfaces, threads, etc.
  • Operation, maintenance and use of Industrial paint spray equipment in a controlled (paint booth) environment, selection of spray gun nozzles for required coverage
  • Load/unload parts
  • Ensure work area is kept clean and free from hazards
  • Familiar with safety requirements and hazards of work area (including but not limited to WHMIS)
  • Ability to work within a spray booth while wearing respirator and other protected gear


Required Knowledge & Experience 

  • 2 to 5 years industrial painting experience, working in a paint booth, operating a hand-held spray gun
  • Knowledge of different paint bands, types and mixing requirements for particular applications
  • Knowledge of different thinners, inhibitors and their proper use and application
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, the ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Excellent multi-tasking and time management skills
  • Able to read/understand paint Technically Data Sheets and MSDS documentation.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be able to lift up to 40lbs
  • Ability to distinguish colours
  • Frequent standing, bending, twisting, stooping and lifting of heave parts
  • Work environment: noise level is moderate to loud
  • Must be available to work steady 2nd shift or shift rotation


If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply now to this job posting. When we have an immediate opening that aligns with your background and experience, a member from our Talent Acquisition Team will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail!




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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