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Date:  Jul 7, 2024

Cambridge, ON, CA Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Industrial

Position Title:  Painter

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 
Aecon Industrial brings 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.)
At Aecon, people are at the heart of everything we do. Aecon is focused on identifying, attracting, and hiring talented and diverse workers to work in our Cambridge Fabrication Shop.


Successful applicants must become members of the United Association union local 527 as a Metal Trades Worker.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be able to spray using conventional, airless, and plural equipment.
  • Be able to prepare materials for spray application: i.e., mask, sand, clean.
  • Be able to read and understand drawings / dimensions.
  • Be able to follow coating technical data sheet specifications.
  • Be able to use wet film and dry film gauges.
  • Have familiarity in all types of coatings, i.e., zincs, epoxies, polyurethanes, etc.
  • Operate hand and power tools of all types.
  • Handle material using forklifts, overhead cranes, buggies and carts.
  • Receive and identify incoming material.
  • Clean and prepare shop areas.
  • Assist other craft workers.
  • Be willing to learn new skills as Aecon will provide training for this position.

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Fall Arrest is an asset
  • WHMIS Certification is an asset
  • Overhead Crane Training is an asset
  • Forklift Training is an asset
  • Heavy lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to use stairs, ladders.
  • Ability to work extended hours when required, occasionally in outdoor weather conditions
  • Flexibility to work various shifts


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.

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