Courtice, ON, CA Kincardine, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Nuclear

Project Manager

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

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 individuals for future Project Management opportunities located in Kincardine, Cambridge or Darlington Ontario. Some of the knowledge and experience we will be looking for includes, but is not limited to, the following:


  • Ensuring that your project is completed safely, on schedule, within budget, and in compliance with the contract, company policies and procedures, and legislative and labour requirements.
  • Be the main interface with the client on all technical and commercial matters relating to the project. 

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

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for implementing and monitoring of the Company’s Safety Policy at the project location.
  • Ensures that all Company Policies & Procedures are being followed at project sites.
  • Act as main interface between Company and Customer, on all project matters.
  • Attend pre-bid meetings, prepare estimate packages, technical documents, prepare proposed execution schedules and associated documents, as requested by Management.
  • Work with the Proposal Manager to ensure all bids tendered are complete and conform to Tender documents and Company Policies and Procedures.
  • Prepare and report project budgets and forecasts.
  • Responsible for the overall project planning and scheduling of assigned projects.
  • Identify/manage threats to project delivery and prepare/execute risk management plans.
  • Ensure that all project work activities are in compliance with local legislative and labour requirements, contract requirements, and Company Policies and Procedures.
  • Ensure regular maintenance of Enterprise Management Software (SAP) job reporting and monthly job status reports, and generate weekly and/or monthly project forecasts for labour hours, productivity, cash flow, expected cost-at-completion, profit margin, and revenue.
  • Ensure preparation and submission of project documents, as specified by contract, to the client.
  • Chair project meetings.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to staff, partners and clients, as required.
  • Ensuring all scope and contract extras are approved by the customer.
  • Responsible for assembling a project organization to implement the project scope – including: coordination, administration, Quality Assurance, Engineering, trades supervision, and trade labour.
  • Monitors and manages contract scope and identifies any scope changes throughout project.
  • Manages all sub-contractors, tools and equipment required for each project.
  • Responsible for performance management of all direct reports, including compilation of yearly goals/objectives and career mapping.
  • Perform regular field tours to check work progress and meet with project site personnel.
  • Carry out site safety inspections.
  • Provide technical and commercial guidance to Site Superintendents and Project Coordinators.
  • Methodical and organized approach to document and communications management.
  • Review and approve purchasing requisitions, subcontracts, and invoice payments, within Limits of Authority.
  • Liaise with Authorized Inspection Agencies (TSSA, ESA, etc).
  • Maintain statistics on vital project metrics, including Safety (MTI’s, LTI’s, etc) and Quality (NCR’s, # Rework, etc).
  • Participate in company-wide initiatives aimed at overall continuous improvement.
  • Technical writing and preparation of technical proposal documents for RFP's.
  • Lead/participate in dispute resolution activities with union associations and governing bodies.


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Previous nuclear construction experience strongly preferred.
  • Performance and results oriented.
  • Able to deliver desired results while maintaining composure under challenging deadlines and high customer expectations.
  • Construction project management knowledge and experience, with Gold Seal or PMP preferred.
  • Post-secondary university or college technical degree and/or equivalent work experience.
  • Piping/Mechanical/Electrical/I&C specific and general construction knowledge.
  • Possess strong leadership skills with emphasis on leading by example.
  • Proficient at critically reviewing RFP documents and contracts.
  • Experienced at administering prime contract and preparing/administering subcontracts.
  • Proficient at delivering presentations to staff and clients.
  • Strong technical writing skills in support of technical proposals and project planning documents.
  • Excellent inter-personal communication and negotiation skills.
  • Nuclear Quality Assurance program knowledge is an asset.
  • Engineering Change Control program knowledge is an asset.
  • Analytical ability and effective decision making.
  • Advanced planning, problem-solving and organizational skills.
  • Scheduling software – Primavera (P6) or Microsoft Project.
  • Estimating software – Hard Dollar experience is an asset.
  • Computer proficiency – Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, Outlook.


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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