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Date:  Jan 25, 2023

North Bay, ON, CA Sudbury, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Telecommunications

Position Title:  Aerial Foreperson

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?

Faster.Smarter.Safer. This is how Aecon Utilities is committed to delivering projects. Aecon Utilities is ready to become Canada’s #1 utility construction provider and we’re looking for an Aerial Foreperson to help us get there!


Reporting to the Superintendent, the Aerial Foreperson will be responsible for ensuring that the Project is completed on schedule in compliance with the contract, and the job cost estimate and all the work is completed safely to high standards of quality. The Foreperson is also responsible for negotiating the scope and price of subcontracts.


What You’ll Do Here: 

  • Responsible for, or assists the Superintendent in, the overall planning and scheduling to ensure that the Project is constructed in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Monitors the overall progress of the project and takes corrective action where necessary.
  • Coordinates and monitors the three main functions – Administration, Engineering and Construction.
  • Ensure that the owner is being advised of all extra work and claims, and that subcontractors are being advised of back charges.
  • Responsible for implementing and monitoring of the Company’s Safety and Environment Policies and QC Plans.
  • Facilitates a safe work culture, is accountable for the safety of the crew; ensuring crewmembers apply the standards for safe working conditions and are fit for work each day.
  • Ensures that Company policies and project procedures are being adhered to as well as compliance with union agreements, if applicable.
  • Reviews and provides approval of project cost reports and ensures projected job profits are accurate and current.
  • Ensures new crew members are oriented to the job.
  • Assesses competency and capability of tradespersons; evaluating crew capability and benchmarking to others to ensure that the crew meets required levels of quality.
  • Communicates the job and assigns individual and crew tasks.
  • Coordinates on the job training for apprentices and facilitating mentoring of apprentices by journeymen.
  • Promotes, supports, and facilitates teamwork and harmony between all construction crews by promoting and fostering a positive, visible teamwork attitude among all project crews, regardless of craft makeup.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.


What You Bring to the Team:

  • Technical school background or at least five years of aerial or pole line construction experience.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Required: walking, lifting, operating equipment, etc.
  • Ability to carry drawings and diaries as required.
  • Comfortable using stairs, ladders and climbing over rough terrain.
  • Ability to work long hours per day in sometimes rough weather conditions.



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 Act during any step of the application process please click here.