Carp, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Civil East

Foreperson - Grading

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

Aecon Civil is a market leader with a self-perform competitive advantage and core local strength in key markets. We are 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 is currently seeking a Grading Foreperson to join Aecon Construction Ontario East (ACOE) to support multiple construction projects in the Ottawa region. Under the general supervision of the Superintendent and/or Project Manager, the Grading Foreperson is responsible to help ensure that the project is completed on schedule and in compliance with the contract and the job cost estimate, and that all the work is completed safely to acceptable standards of quality and workmanship. The Grading Foreperson is directly responsible for providing ongoing support to the manual work force in order to help ensure successful completion of the Projects.


Key Responsibilities

  • Overseeing crew of 4-8 people on earthworks and grading projects in the Ottawa region.
  • Monitors the overall progress of the project and takes corrective action where necessary.
  • Type of work includes bulk earthmoving, grading, bulk excavations, detail excavation (foundations), road/parking lot grading, slab-on-grade grading, etc.
  • Executing work, meeting productions.
  • Reporting daily of work executed, along with productions, employee time and safety submittals.
  • Working and communicating with Superintendents and Project Managers/Coordinators relative to progress and site issues.


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Technical school background or at least five years of construction experience.
  • Some computer skills, preferably Word and Excel.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.



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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