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Date:  May 6, 2023

Kincardine, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Nuclear

Position Title:  Manager, Contracts Assistance

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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 

The Steam Generator Replacement Team (SGRT) project is a fully integrated Joint Venture of Aecon, United and Framatome, located in Kincardine Ontario.  SGRT is a part of the Major Component Replacement project and includes the removal of the steam generators at Unit 6, 3, and 4 and the installation of replacement steam generators with related plant modifications. 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. In addition to the existing contracts for Unit 3 and Unit 4, SGRT has signed a long-term Preferred Supplier Agreement for steam generator replacements at the plant’s remaining units as part of the Bruce Major Component Replacement project.


Reporting to the SGRT Joint Venture Contracts Manager, the Assistant Contracts Manager is responsible for providing accurate and timely commercial advice, consistent with their education, training and experience, all in accordance with home companies and Joint Venture Project requirements and policies.


What You'll Do Here

  • Team member with delegated responsibility for Contracts Management on the Shoreline Joint Venture projects.
  • Review and negotiate commercial agreements, including requests for quotation, requests for proposals, confidentiality agreements, pre-bid agreements, purchase orders, subcontracts, contracts, consortium agreements, joint venture agreements and, having regard for their practical application and inherent risks, make recommendations to operating staff during the estimating, pre-award, construction and post construction phases.
  • Draft or amend Departmental contracts and commercial agreements.
  • Prepare project specific contract administration manuals based on corporate template.
  • Assist project staff with the interpretation and practical application of contract documents.
  • Document significant events on Project.
  • Assist in formation and administration of contracts with Subcontractors and ensure that required and relevant terms and conditions are flowed down to Subcontractors.
  • Assist project staff with identification, documentation, and quantification of changes in the Work and claims.
  • Act as a point of contact to Bruce Power for contractual matters when directed by Contracts Manager.
  • Liaise with and provide guidance on contract matters to Supervisor, other senior managers, and other team members.
  • Provide presentations and workshops, as required by the Supervisor, to the employees with respect to contract administration including, corporate policies, procedures and guidelines, change and delay management.
  • Continuing education with respect to construction law.
  • Contribute to the revision and maintenance of Operating Policies and Procedures.
  • Obtain the assistance of the appropriate Legal department, as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.


What You Will Bring to the Team

  • 10-15 years’ experience in the industrial engineering, procurement or construction industry.
  • Technical or legal post-secondary education.
  • Knowledge of construction law, negotiating and drafting construction contracts.
  • Knowledge of project operations, policies, procedures and strategic direction.
  • Understanding of construction planning, scheduling and management.
  • Experience dealing with labour obligations and their impact on the Project.
  • Good interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Good planning & time management skills.
  • Good decision-making ability and negotiation skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, etc.).


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