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Date:  Nov 2, 2023

Dallas, TX, US Lodi, CA, US

Operating Sector:  Telecommunications

Position Title:  General Foreperson, Utilities Construction

Come Build Your Career at Aecon!

As a 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!


What is the Opportunity?

Reporting to the Superintendent or Construction Manager, the Foreperson will be responsible for ensuring that the Project is completed on schedule in compliance with the contract, and the job cost estimate and all the work is completed safely to acceptable standards of quality and workmanship. 


This is a proactive posting to prepare for upcoming Telecommunications projects in various US states!


What You’ll Do Here

  • Responsible for, or assists the Superintendent in, the overall planning and scheduling to ensure that the Project is constructed in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Monitors the overall progress of the project and takes corrective action where necessary.
  • Coordinates and monitors the three main functions – Administration, Engineering and Construction.
  • Ensures that the Superintendent is being advised of all extra work and claims.
  • Responsible for implementing and monitoring of the Company’s Safety and Environment Policies and QC Plans.
  • Facilitates a safe work culture, is accountable for the safety of the crew and must understand the legal liability of the role; ensuring crew members apply the standards for safe working conditions and are fit for work each day.
  • Ensures that all functions and operations on the job are following local legislative requirements.
  • Directs and maintains discipline and morale of the project staff.
  • Ensures that Company policies and project procedures are being adhered to.
  • Ensures new crew members are oriented to the job.
  • Assesses competency and capability of tradespersons; evaluating crew capability and benchmarking to others to ensure that the crew meets required levels of quality.
  • Communicates the job to and with the crew.
  • Assigns individual and crew tasks.
  • Coordinates on the job training for apprentices and facilitating mentoring of apprentices by journeymen.
  • Identifies other training needs for the crew and facilitating delivery of that training.
  • Sets and maintains work standards and outlining behavioral expectations to ensure crew morale and productivity.
  • Promotes, supports, and facilitates teamwork and harmony between all construction crews by promoting and fostering a positive, visible teamwork attitude among all project crews, regardless of craft makeup.
  • Required: walking, lifting, operating equipment, etc.
  • Ability to carry drawings and diaries as required.
  • Ability to use stairs, ladders and climb over rough terrain.
  • Ability to work long hours per day in sometimes rough weather conditions.


What You Bring to the Table

  • Five (5+) years of construction experience.
  • Previous Foreperson experience an asset.
  • Construction experience in the Telecommunications industry an asset.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Self-motivated with good organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently, accurately and under pressure.


What Make us Aecon Proud

  • Engaging and agile workplace culture, collaborative and inclusive teams.
  • Commitment to sustainability and to becoming a net-zero company by 2050.
  • Investing in our people through a variety of learning and development programs such as Aecon University, BluePrint leadership program, and Project Management Academy.
  • Variety of wellness benefits, partially employer-paid health and dental premiums, and more.
  • Tuition reimbursement opportunities.
  • Recognition and rewards through Aecon Accolades, Aecon Achievement Awards and more.
  • Short Term Incentive Program, 401K.



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.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth