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Date:  Jul 10, 2024

Moose Jaw, SK, CA

Operating Sector:  Industrial

Position Title:  Millwright Foreperson

Come Build Your Career at Aecon!

As a Canadian leader in infrastructure development, Aecon is safely and sustainably building what matters for future generations to thrive! We lead some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of our generation, at the forefront of transformational change in transportation and energy, and partnering every day to build, connect, power, and strengthen our communities.


At Aecon, you can count on:

  • Safety First. Our number one core value. If we can’t do it safely, we don’t do it at all.
  • Integrity. We lead by example, with humility and courage.
  • Accountability. We’re passionate about delivering on our commitments.
  • Inclusion. We provide equitable opportunities for everyone.


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. So, we invest in our people, just like they invest in us! 


At Aecon we:

  • Ensure you and your family receive the services needed to support your mental, emotional, and physical well-being.
  • Believe in helping you build your career through our Aecon University and Leadership Programs.
  • Are committed to supporting and investing in inclusive work environments, through initiatives like Equity, Diversity & Inclusion training, our Aecon Women in Trades and Aecon Diversity in Trades programs, and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to ensure we are building inclusion into every aspect of our culture at Aecon.
  • Are a leader in sustainable construction. With a strong commitment to operating responsibly by minimizing our impact on the environment and surrounding communities.


Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our people. We’re always searching the globe for innovative, collaborative minds to join our best-in-class Aecon community!


The Opportunity

Aecon Construction Solutions Inc. is a multi-disciplined construction company offering superior civil, electrical and mechanical services including piping, insulation, scaffolding, and module fabrication. As one of Canada's largest and most diverse construction and infrastructure development companies, we're always on the search for exceptional craft candidates to fill our ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on hiring only those exceptional individuals who value safety in the workplace and remain committed to the collective goal of maintaining our Aecon ‘zero injury’ culture.


Reporting to the appropriate site supervisor, the Millwright Foreperson will be responsible for providing full cycle, in depth knowledge and support for the profession of Millwright to ensure Aecon Construction Solutions Inc. achieves their general and specific project objectives.


What you'll do here:

· Read diagrams and schematic drawings to determine work procedures

· Operate rig equipment and dollies to move heavy machinery and parts

· Fit bearings, align gears and shafts, attach motors, and connect couplings and belts (often to within a fraction of a millimetre tolerance)

· Align and test equipment and adjust

· Perform preventive and operational maintenance using procedures such as vibration analysis, and repair or replace defective parts

· Trouble-shoot hydraulic, pneumatic and programmable logic controls

· Tack welding and fabrication as well as maintain an inventory of replacement part.


  • Maintain a courteous and professional relationship with clients. Respond to inquiries promptly and carry out work as required to satisfy client requests and project quality standards
  • Assist maintenance in scheduling equipment preventative maintenance or repair
  • Build a level of knowledge and understanding of safety practices, scheduling techniques, trade knowledge and employee engagement
  • Lead and mentor employees in safe work practice and knowledge
  • Maintain regular communication with Supervisors and Project Managers regarding project’s progress, risks, and forecasts
  • Immediately correct any hazardous, unproductive, or high-risk situations and report any conditions that aren’t correctable to Supervisor


What you bring to the team:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Millwright Foreperson
  • The ability to stand, crouch and kneel for long periods of time
  • Manual dexterity
  • Good sense of balance when working on scaffolds
  • The ability to solve math problems quickly and accurately
  • The ability to get along well with others on a work team
  • Must be willing to work in remote job locations
  • Must have a strong understanding of safety procedures and policies on an industrial job site



· Repetitive movement

· Able to perform in a fast-paced environment

· Shift work

· Manual dexterity

· Able to work in all weather conditions and environments


This role is located near Moosejaw, SK. Project runs on a 10/4 rotation, 10 hour days. LOA and travel allowance provided.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Up to $51.08 per hour



  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Vision care

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • 10 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay


  • millwright foreperson: 2 years (preferred)

Work Location: In person


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.


We are committed to adhering to the objectives and requirements outlined in the Accessible Canada Act (ACA), and to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, through the implementation of the requirements of the ACA and its applicable regulations. If you require accommodation under the ACA during any step of the application process please click here.

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