Date:  Jan 9, 2021

Madison, AL, US Georgetown, KY, US

Operating Sector:  Industrial

Millwright Rigging General Foreman

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 Industrial brings seamless solutions to key clients through operational excellence and reliability. With the ability to self-perform across our diverse business offering, backed with 50+ years of exceptional Automotive experience through the execution of over $1 Billion in Automotive revenues, AECON remains focused on being the number one provider for our Automotive services.


Aecon currently has a temporary contract Millwright Rigging General Foreman position open. Reporting to the Project Manager, the Millwright Rigging General Foreman will assist in the supervision, coordination and scheduling of construction activities at the Toyota Plant and ensures all the work is completed safely to acceptable standards of quality and workmanship.


Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible to ensure that all work is conducted in a safe manner in compliance with the Joint Ventures Health & Safety and Environmental policies
  • Maintain excellent relationships with client, engineers, consultants, subcontractors and public .
  • 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 General Superintendent and/or Fuel Channel Manager
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Automotive industry experience required 
  • Experience with rigging and cranes
  • 5+ years of experience in a General Foreman or related position
  • 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
  • Technical school background is considered an asset
  • Good communication, organizational and supervisory skills are essential
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to read and understand CGC Cost Reports
  • Surveying Experience would be considered an asset


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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