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Date:  Jan 25, 2023

North Bay, ON, CA Sudbury, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Telecommunications

Position Title:  Lineperson

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 a Lineperson to help us get there!



What You’ll Do Here:

  • Provide a high level of safety, productivity and support to the line foreperson ensuring quality service.
  • Interact and provide updates to Telecom Companies for the construction and maintenance of Fiber Optic and Copper Network.
  • Ensure all materials associated with the construction of aerial plant for each project are ordered and available to complete the work issued.
  • Access back yards or customer property to place cable using lashers.
  • Installation of aerial fiber optic or copper cable using existing knowledge of all required pole hardware.
  • Pull cable or strand by hand or with mechanical equipment.
  • Ensure all safety signs, cones, barriers, etc. are in good shape and on the truck.
  • Check timesheets and documentation to ensure accuracy of time reporting.
  • Review monthly vehicle inspections and in-depth knowledge of CVOR requirements.
  • Approach all customers in a courteous, professional manner ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Apply due diligence in ensuring accuracy in preparation and prompt completion of all necessary documentation (surveys, timesheets, drawings, as-builds, billing, and toolbox talks).
  • Be a positive team member through open communication and active participation in crew tasks.
  • Participate in all Health and Safety efforts including daily tailboard talks with Aerial crews.
  • Set up and work safely on high traffic roads according to Book 7 standards.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


What You Bring to the Team:

  • Experience using Line & Bucket trucks, climbing poles using spurs or ladders.
  • Hands on experience with placing strand, tension requirements and all pole hardware.
  • Experience placing poles, down guys, anchors, and vertical ground wires.
  • Ability to read and request locates.
  • Experience in interpreting communication design drawings.
  • A strong commitment to safety.
  • Ability to work independently or as a part of a crew to perform all types of Outside Plant aerial construction and maintenance/repair work.
  • Strong work ethic, self-disciplined, motivated, and organized.
  • Familiar with handling of fiber and copper cables.
  • FTTH, copper, fiber experience is an asset.
  • Valid Driver’s License, AZ or DZ a strong asset with a clean Driver’s Abstract.
  • Physical strength and stamina, the ability to carry and climb a twenty-eight-foot extension ladder weighing 80 pounds.
  • Work in all weather conditions, day, night, or weekends with possible overnight stays.
  • Travel required.


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.