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Date:  Jun 7, 2024

Charlotte, NC, US

Operating Sector:  Nuclear

Position Title:  Manager, Project

Come Build Your Career at Aecon!

As a Canadian leader in infrastructure development, Aecon is safely and sustainably building what matters for future generations to thrive! We lead some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of our generation, at the forefront of transformational change in transportation and energy, and partnering every day to build, connect, power, and strengthen our communities.


At Aecon, you can count on:

  • Safety First. Our number one core value. If we can’t do it safely, we don’t do it at all.
  • Integrity. We lead by example, with humility and courage.
  • Accountability. We’re passionate about delivering on our commitments.
  • Inclusion. We provide equitable opportunities for everyone.


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. So, we invest in our people, just like they invest in us! 


At Aecon we:

  • Ensure you and your family receive the services needed to support your mental, emotional, and physical well-being.
  • Believe in helping you build your career through our Aecon University and Leadership Programs.
  • Are committed to supporting and investing in inclusive work environments, through initiatives like Equity, Diversity & Inclusion training, our Aecon Women in Trades and Aecon Diversity in Trades programs, and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to ensure we are building inclusion into every aspect of our culture at Aecon.
  • Are a leader in sustainable construction. With a strong commitment to operating responsibly by minimizing our impact on the environment and surrounding communities.


Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our people. We’re always searching the globe for innovative, collaborative minds to join our best-in-class Aecon community!


About Us 

With over 50 years of nuclear experience; Aecon-Wachs reputation for reliability, safety, and performance has continually made us a contractor of choice. We offer an unparalleled depth of expertise and a broad range of capabilities that can be called upon to deliver an integrated solution to virtually any nuclear challenge. Aecon broad range of services and seamless solutions to our clients on numerous projects, from plant modifications to a long-term maintenance contract for nuclear facilities, design-build ISFSI, reactor overhaul or large component replacement for plant life extension, site preparation & large component removal for decommissioning, specialty welding and cutting tool and site services, safety class component, pipes and custom steel fabrication.


Aecon has kept pace with the increasingly challenging demands of the industry – the need for more capacity, greater efficiency, innovation, and more stringent environmental controls; we achieve this all while maintaining our unparalleled commitment to safety. Safety First is our number one core value and it is deeply ingrained at all levels of our organization, from leadership through our frontline workers. We firmly believe that positive results can only be achieved by providing safe, healthy, working conditions and impeccably maintained equipment.


When it comes to the of future nuclear projects, we have the capabilities to manage engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance and fabrication services including project development, project management and project financing. From design and engineering to construction delivery, and project finance, we work tirelessly to make expectations a reality.


As a Project Manager (PM) you will have the overall responsibility for successful execution of defined segments of work within the defined project, including achieving our operational goals for Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) of Safety, Quality, Schedule, Cost.  The primary responsibilities of the PM include: schedule development and maintenance, scope/change management, budget management, organizational management (establish adequate resources to perform the work) and overall coordination of work groups (construction, safety, engineering, training, procurement, tooling, contracts management, project controls and key client stakeholders.  


What You Bring To The Team

•    Responsible for overall coordination of project work groups to ensure collective focus on execution goals, and tracking/completion of all actions and deliverables across all work groups.  More specifically, the PM coordinates/ensures:
•    Schedule is developed, maintained/updated, and regularly reviewed for accuracy
•    Creation and implementation of Action/Recovery Plans to address any schedule performance issues
•    Validation and monitoring of project metrics (Safety, Quality, Cost, Schedule) for assigned work segments 
•    Any resource constraints impacting planned work are identified and reported
•    Any potential changes to work are identified per the project change management procedure 
•    Working with construction team (Superintendent) to ensure responsible for producing/validating and maintaining a staffing plan, Manpower Loading Forecast (MFL) for assigned scope
•    Ensure all required materials and services have been identified and ordered, as well as any material delivery risks identified and action/recovery plans assigned
•    To accomplish the above, the PM will lead a functional team comprised of representatives from all departments across the project organization as applicable, including/not limited to:

  - Construction
  - Engineering
  - Client Representatives
•    Responsible for implementing the project readiness process for construction execution ex; Detailed Window Logic, Readiness Check Sheet Implementation, Report Card Status Reporting.
•    Attends (or arranges representation for) and supports project planning meetings, including integration meetings, internal and customer reporting meetings, etc (as required)
•    Responsible for coordination of prerequisite and execution task readiness in accordance to client and station reporting requirements – includes schedule and risk review meetings with construction management, supervision, engineering,         quality, procurement and subcontractors to ensure logistics, execution strategy and schedule compliance are understood and achievable.
•    Ensures outage readiness milestones are achieved.
•    Schedules and coordinate Readiness meetings.
•    Prepares, populates and status’ readiness check sheets based on work window schedules.
•    Ensures all open items related to work start readiness and work closeout are captured, assigned and prioritized based on schedule, ensuring stakeholders are held accountable for resolution.
•    Provides status and progress reports to customer, project team, and management as needed.
•    Responsible for adherence to all policies, standards, procedures including but not limited to Safety, Quality, Code of Conduct, Business Ethics

•    Supports Shift Supervisors and Superintendents with construction execution activities as required
•    Performs such other duties and responsibilities as assigned by his/her supervisor/manager
•    Develop and write reports, business correspondence
•    Additional duties as delegated by the Project Director 


Supervisory Responsibilities 
•    Provide supervisory guidance to project personnel
•    Administration of succession plans and performance reviews
•    Preparation of job description, roles and responsibilities for staff
•    Ensure all employees are fully trained for the function they are expected to fulfill

Dependent on project size and type may supervise:
•    Project Coordinator(s)
•    Project Scheduler/Planner(s)
•    Indirect reports from all project functions (QC, Engineering, Training, etc)


What You Bring To The Team 

•    P. Eng and 4 year technical or business administration degree or equivalent.  Alternate degrees/certifications in combination with applicable experience to be considered in lieu  
•    Minimum 5 years project management experience 3 years in an Industrial environment
•    Applied knowledge of Industrial project work, financial operations, project controls methods/standards, estimating and employee relations
•    Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
•    Excellent interpersonal skills.
•    Excellent written and oral communication skills.
•    Excellent computer skills (typical MS suite programs)



Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization.  We consider all applicants for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law.


We are committed to adhering to the objectives and requirements outlined in the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, through the implementation of the requirements of the EEOC and its applicable regulations. If you require accommodation under the EEOC during any step of the application process please click here.


At Aecon, we deeply appreciate the dedication and skills cultivated through military service. We encourage veterans to apply, recognizing the diverse perspective, resilience, and leadership abilities you bring. Your experiences are invaluable assets as we strive towards our shared goals.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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