Date:  Nov 25, 2021

Delta, BC, CA

Operating Sector:  Civil West

Position Title:  Business 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
Safe. Trusted. Respected. Aecon Civil is a market leader with a self-perform competitive advantage and core local strength in key markets. We’re 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.


Reporting to the Project Manager, the Business Manager will be responsible for directing and supporting the project's administrative functions and personnel for the project. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for  running the project site office that will include finance, accounting, budgeting, computer network, insurance, facilities management, safety, human resources, and similar activities.
  • Oversee the Payroll, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable teams.
  • Coordinate and supervisethe  purchasing program.
  • Look after site facilities, order supplies and supervise facility maintenance and cleaning.
  • Communicate with vendors, subcontractors, and others outside the organization associated with project and non-project related work.
  • Plan, administer, and control budgets for equipment and supplies.
  • Manages, outlines work, sets goals and deadlines for clerical (AP/ payroll) office staff.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as directed by project, division and corporate management.


Required Knowledge and Experience 

  • Minimum 5-years office management experience, preferably in a  construction environment.
  • Experience with ERP and Data Management Systems is strongly preferred.
  • Experiene with overseeing and leading Payroll, Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable groups.
  • Strong track record of customer service and people management.
  • Ability to handle multiple requests in a fast-paced environment and be responsive to requests/service issues.
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to provide and implement recommendations.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communications skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization, including third parties.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with advanced skills in Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Detail oriented.



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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