Kincardine, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Nuclear

General Foreman - Fuel Channel

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

Since 1967, we have proudly served Ontario’s nuclear industry. Aecon Nuclear aims to be the partner-of-choice for key nuclear clients and our dedication to excellence is leading us there. Aecon Nuclear provides a full spectrum of Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) services, in addition to maintenance and manufacturing services tailored to meet the demanding requirements of the nuclear power industry.


The Shoreline Power Group is a Joint Venture of Aecon, AECOM and SNC-Lavalin.  Shoreline Power Group will be completing the Fuel Channel and Feeder Replacement (FCFR) project.  The joint venture has been awarded a contract by Bruce Power to execute the Unit 6 FCFR at the Bruce Nuclear Generating Station in Kincardine, Ontario.


This project is part of Bruce Power’s Life Extension Program, which will allow Bruce Power’s CANDU units to continue to operate safely through to 2064, the project is the centerpiece of the Major Component Replacement (MCR) program to replace the main components of the reactor. Unit 6 is the first of six reactors being replaced by Bruce Power through the MCR program.

The scope of work includes the removal and replacement of calandria tubes, pressure tubes, and feeders for Unit 6, as well as construction management and trade labour. Work is scheduled to commence in June 2020, with expected completion in the third quarter of 2022.


Under the general direction of the Fuel Channel Superintendent, the Fuel Channel General Foreman will assist in the supervision, coordination and scheduling of construction activities on project construction site and/or supervise a small construction project in compliance with the contract and the job cost estimate and ensures all the work is completed safely to acceptable standards of quality and workmanship.


Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain excellent relationships with client, engineers, consultants, subcontractors and public
  • Responsible to ensure that all work is conducted in a safe manner in compliance with the Joint Ventures Health & Safety and Environmental policies.
  • Assist in developing, monitoring, and updating of project schedule with the Superintendent. Ensure subcontractors comply with project master schedule
  • Utilize project master schedule to create detailed look ahead schedules for foreman and subcontractor use
  • Assist in developing recovery strategies when project schedule or budget are in jeopardy
  • Plan and supervise the work of own forces and subcontractors on the project including determining methods of construction, manpower levels, materials, tools & equipment, rentals  and work schedules
  • Assume responsibility for productivity of trades and subcontractors, efficient use of materials and equipment and contractual performance of the project
  • Ensure trades personnel complete all necessary training in areas of safety, quality assurance, technical qualifications, equipment operation and owner specified requirements
  • Ensure project is constructed in compliance with drawings, specifications, Field Work Packages (FWPs), Inspection & Test Plans (ITPs) and project schedule and budget
  • Interface with client representatives, design engineers, consultants, other contractors, etc.
  • Ensure project is constructed in accordance with the Joint Ventures QA Programs and quality guidelines
  • Maintain appropriate field documentation including safety records, daily progress reports, training records, T&E and rental records, manpower reports, owner support requests, FWP documents, etc.
  • Participate in basic layout, preparation of work instructions, field engineering activities, etc.
  • Maintain lines and levels – verify as built conditions
  • Ensure compliance with union obligations
  • Participate in the daily and weekly review and update of project schedule and forecast with the Readiness Superintendent
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction


Required Knowledge and Experience.

  • Must possess Boilermaker or Millwright Certification of Qualification or equivalent combination of technical training and/or related experience.
  • Minimum 5 years construction and subcontractor supervision experience
  • Minimum 5 Years Fuel Channel related work experience
  • Ability to successfully supervise a construction project
  • Knowledge of all aspects of construction such as technology, equipment, methods, trade agreements and jurisdiction, engineering, cost control, scheduling, and safety requirements
  • Good communication, organizational and supervisory skills are essential
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Basic presentation skills


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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