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Date:  Sep 15, 2023

Courtice, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Major Projects East

Position Title:  Manager, Quality

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 responsibility 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

As part of an alliance agreement Aecon Nuclear has been awarded a contract with Ontario Power Generation to support the Darlington New Nuclear Project (DNNP). Beginning in 2023 Aecon will support the validation phase design, procurement, early site preparation and site mobilization scope for the Construction of the Unit 1 Small Modular Reactor at the Darlington site.


What is the Opportunity? 

The Quality Manager - Civil will report directly to the Project Quality Director and is responsible for the implementation of the Quality Program to the civil construction.  The Quality Manager – Civil will work with other Aecon sectors and Alliance partners to set up building systems and processes that will achieve outstanding nuclear safety metrics and cost-effective quality operational results in support of the DNNP.


What You'll Do Here:

  • Ensure Quality Program requirements applicable to Civil, Buildings and Electro-Mechanical works are effectively implemented.
  • Develop and implement project specific procedures and work instruction to support construction activities.
  • Manage the Quality Team assigned to support Civil works.
  • Develop and implement the training and qualification program for inspectors performing concrete inspection and testing activities.
  • Interface with the engineering, procurement, and construction groups on matters related to the planning of QC activities required by the design and applicable codes and standards including preparation of Inspection and Test Plans, Construction Work Packages and NCR management.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and enhance project quality-related documentation, including inspection checklists, test protocols, work instructions and procedures.
  • Conduct management-self assessment to monitor the implementation of the quality program within the project.
  • Establish a culture of continuous improvements by identifying new practices that will contribute to the overall effectiveness of the project.  
  • Maintain liaison with Alliance Partners on matters related to planning and execution of Civil works.
  • Champion and promote a culture of nuclear safety and quality within the project.
  • Interprets, executes, and recommends modifications to strategies and policies to sustain safety and quality performance.
  • Support internal and external audits and customer oversight activities.
  • Assist the project construction team with the implementation of codes and standards and regulatory requirements required by the design.
  • Ensure that any subcontractors are evaluated and qualified for their scope of work to project quality program and codes/standards requirements.
  • Supervision of Quality Assurance and Quality Control personnel assigned to support planning and execution of Civil works.


What You Bring to the Table:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering, Physical Science, or related field.
  • 10 years of experience in the construction industry with a minimum of 5 years in a Quality management/leadership role.
  • Advance knowledge of codes and standards related to concrete materials and methods of concrete construction including CSA A23.1, CSA A23.2, CSA N291 and CSA N287, and other applicable building regulations.
  • Familiar with CSA W47.1 and CSA W59 requirements for structural steel construction.
  • Previous experience with inspection and testing of concrete.
  • Expertise in the development of Quality Assurance Programs and processes.
  • Continuous improvement and the use of process improvement methodologies.
  • Understands design and construction requirements.
  • Strong coordination and organization skills, with strict emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Advanced ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written, with all internal organization departments, Alliance partners, subcontractors, and regulatory authorities.


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 during any step of the application process please click here.