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Date:  May 26, 2023

Kenora, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Telecommunications

Position Title:  Field Inspector - Treaty 3

Build Your Career at Aecon

Aecon is proud to build some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of this generation. From the roads and transit systems that connect our communities, to the communication networks that link us from coast-to-coast, and the water infrastructure that supplies our businesses and homes. Our integral work includes constructing the pipelines that join provinces with the energy that fuels the nation, and the airports and ports that connect us all. Aecon is there, safely and sustainably building the future.  


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our employees. We are always searching the globe for exceptional candidates to join the Aecon family and be a part of our forward-thinking, innovative, best-in-class organization!  


Position Overview

Faster.Smarter.Safer. This is how Aecon Utilities is committed to delivering projects. Aecon Utilities is ready to become Canada’s #1 utility construction provider and we’re looking for a Field Inspector to help us get there! 


Reporting to the Manager, Field and Design Services, the Field Inspector will be responsible for the survey of telecommunications and electrical facilities. This is a mobile project, the successful candidate will need to conduct site work at different locations within the Treaty 3 territory.


Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and undertake planning and implementation of survey requirements to facilitate construction activities.
  • Maintain accurate survey or inspection records, documentation, and stamped submittals.
  • Performs on-site quality inspections.
  • Inspects work both in progress and completed to determine and ensure compliance with the project or inspection specifications.
  • Assist with the preparation and verification of various technical reports.
  • Identify and report work that does not meet the quality requirements.
  • Collaborate with team members, managers, and other departments, to determine approaches and methods for continuous improvement.
  • Follow up and maintain inspection documentation.
  • Complete all associated documentation and forms either in paper or electronically, for individual inspections, surveys, or QC reports.  
  • Assist with the tracking of non-conformance reports and corrective/preventative action requests, when required.
  • Ability to effectively document field data and follow appropriate documentation procedure.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Certified Engineering Technician (CTECH) designation with the Ontario Association of Certified Technician and Technologists (OACETT) or working towards a designation is considered an asset.
  • Previous experience with pole line construction or design (Electric Distribution or Telecom infrastructure) is considered an asset.
  • Safety conscious and able to adhere to a highly focused safety culture.
  • Experience utilizing survey equipment is an asset.
  • GPS (Global Station Positioning System) experience is considered an asset.
  • Ability to work independently on timelines and stay productive under minimal supervision; and collaborate as part of a team.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of engineering design and survey methods.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have a valid Ontario G Driver’s license.


Treaty 3 candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


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.


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