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Date:  May 28, 2024

Detroit, MI, US

Operating Sector:  Major Projects East

Position Title:  Bridge Field Engineer

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.


What is the Opportunity?  

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. Aecon is currently seeking a Bridge Field Engineer to join the iconic Gordie Howe - Bridging North America Project based out of Detroit, Michigan.


What You’ll Do Here:

  • Practices and learns construction practices as required for compliance with federal, state, and local codes; industry standards; company procedures; contractual requirements.
  • Supports daily field operations by providing technical guidance to craft personnel. 
  • Provide technical advice regarding design, construction, or program modifications and structural repairs to Lead Engineer.
  • Assist Lead Engineer in developing and providing updates for schedules, daily work reports, necessary documents and information to support the successful completion of construction activities.
  • Perform material take-off to estimate quantities and cost of materials, equipment, or labor.
  • Monitor progress, report quantities for assigned construction activities
  • Prepare, coordinate and manage construction submittals, RFI’s and field surveys.
  • Participate in the development of Safety requirements related to an assigned scope of work, such as writing of Job Safety Analysis (JSAs) and Safety Task Assessments (STAs), participating in weekly safety assessment/observations, participating in safety meetings, etc. Should exhibit a high-level of safety consciousness and lead by example what safety excellence is.
  • Participate in the development of Quality requirements related to an assigned scope of work, such as assisting Quality representatives in the development of Inspection and Testing Plans (ITPs) along with material receiving inspections, quality observations, quality inspections, processing of Non-Conformance Reports (NCRs) etc.
  • Develop Work Plans related to an assigned scope of work.
  • Participate in the review of Foreman daily time sheets and/or reports and audit for accuracy. Prepare reports as required for daily/weekly production.
  • Ensures project costing requirements and trends are monitored.
  • Coordinates and provide support for surveying needs


What You Bring to the Team:

  • Education to include engineering degree or equivalent combination of technical training or related experience.
  • 3-8 years of experience working on bridge, steel/concrete girder, piling. colum, pier cap, overhang, bridge deck construction type of projects, 
  • Able to use drafting software to develop construction means and methods plans.
  • Good understanding of how to read engineering drawings, documents and site plans.  
  • Experience with and understanding of Engineered tools/equipment, automated systems, remote tooling systems. 
  • Excellent Computer skills including proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.). 
  • Strong interpersonal skills in communicating with a large team. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
  • Flexibility to work in both field and office.


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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Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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