Detroit, MI, US

Operating Sector:  Civil East

Asphalt and Concrete Superintendent

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 Civil Superintendent to join the iconic Gordie Howe - Bridging North America Project based in Detroit, Michigan. Reporting to the Michigan Interchange Director, this position will provide overall on-site management, administrative and technical direction on the construction project site. The Superintendent is also responsible to enforce company and project policies and ensures the project is constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule. If you have previous experience with bridge construction we'd like to speak with you!


Key Responsibilities

  • Experienced with managing self-perform excavation, roadway removals, roadworks, drainage, etc.
  • Drainage construction of manholes, RCP pipe, trenching and backfilling an asset.
  • Managed subcontracts or self-performed Hot Mix Asphalt and Concrete paving.
  • Responsible for supervising multiple crews and subcontractors.
  • Develop construction work methods. Plan materials, equipment needs and work schedule for civil operations.
  • Review daily work schedule and productions with Field Engineers and General Superintendent and update monthly schedule.
  • Review and understand the projects’ plans and specifications to support job set up activities.


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • MDOT experience an asset.
  • Strong adherenceto Project Specific Safety Policies.
  • Document daily field activities and provide technical input to identify and resolve design problems.
  • Determine crew structure for optimal performance on projects.
  • Responsible for coordinating proper inspections and testing for assigned scopes of work.
  • Responsible for ordering and coordinating equipment and materials to complete production on budget and schedule.


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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