Windsor, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Civil East

Cabling 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.


Position Overview

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 Cabling Engineer to join the iconic Gordie Howe - Bridging North America Project based in Windsor, Ontario. The Cabling Engineer is responsible for providing technical and engineering support at the front end of construction. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Review design drawings of the structural steel elements of the project.
  • Review shop drawings generated by fabricator.
  • Review welding and fabricating procedures from the fabricator.
  • Review QC and QA documentation generated in the shop.
  • Monitor and inspect all work undertaken by contractors to ensure structural soundness.
  • Analyze configurations of the basic components of a structure.
  • Make calculations about pressures, loads and stresses.
  • Obtain planning and/or building regulations approval.
  • Liaise with professional staff such as architects and engineers.
  • Provide technical advice on safe designs and construction.
  • Ensures that quality assurance practices are being met. Supervises Quality Assurance program for field operations, and advises Superintendent of non-compliance.  
  • Advises Superintendent and Project Control Manager on any change in scope of work to be done. Keeps job diary and separate book for daily inspection of works.  
  • Quantities takeoff.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


Required Knowledge and Experience


  • Degree in Civil or Structural Engineer
  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) Designation, preferably. 
  • Able to review and understand drawings/plans/specs
  • Analytical thinker with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail with the superb organizational skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication and IT skills.
  • 5+ years’ experience installing cables on a cable-stayed bridge 
  • Road or Bridge OR Buildings Experience preferably 
  • Previous experience in heavy civil construction projects working for a general contractor 


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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