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Date:  Jan 20, 2023

Mississauga, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Major Projects East

Position Title:  Communications Specialist

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! 


What is the Opportunity?

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. Aecon is currently seeking a Communications Specialist (Public Engagement) to join the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension project based in Mississauga, Ontario.


What You’ll Do Here:

  • Support the Communication and Public Engagement Lead on a broad range of communications initiatives with a focus on external communication and public engagement.
  • Craft communications materials including news releases, articles, letters and speech, and social media.
  • Identify and evaluate PR opportunities, prepare key messages, and staff media events.
  • Liaise with business units to capture compelling stories and company or project-related news to be communicated externally on a broad variety of platforms including articles, social, digital, and traditional media.
  • Record and track stakeholder inquires, attend client working group meetings and support crisis and emergency preparedness initiatives as required.
  • Plan and attend external meetings with client and public.
  • Engage in public communication relations including canvasing, public meetings and events.
  • Administrative tasks as required. Manage public inquiries and issues while applying a super positive, agile customer service approach.


What You Bring to the Team:

  • University degree paired with a communications post-graduate certificate, or a diploma in communications/public relations or equivalent.
  • Minimum of four years of experience in the public relations/communications field.
  • Infrastructure/Construction industry experience is considered an asset.
  • Exceptional written/oral communications skills, media relations savvy and storytelling lens.
  • Passion for effective and powerful public relations and external communications campaigns.
  • Highly organized with demonstrated ability to plan and execute multiple priorities with tight deadlines and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to foster positive working relationships and responsibly handle confidential information.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work within a team environment and be receptive to direction.
  • Thorough grasp of the Microsoft Office suite of products (PowerPoint, Excel, Word).


What Makes us Aecon Proud:

  • Engaging and agile workplace culture, collaborative and inclusive teams.
  • Commitment to sustainability and to becoming a net-zero company by 2050.
  • Investing in our people through a variety of learning and development programs such as Aecon University, BluePrint leadership program, and Project Management Academy.
  • Variety of wellness benefits, access to virtual health care, 100% employer-paid health and dental premiums, Employee Assistance Program, Best Doctors Program, and more.
  • Tuition reimbursement opportunities.
  • Recognition and rewards through Aecon Accolades, Aecon Achievement Awards and more.
  • Employee Stock Options, Short Term Incentive Program, Retirement Savings and Pension Plan.


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. If you require accommodation during any step of the application process, please click here.