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Date:  May 31, 2024

Oshawa, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Major Projects East

Position Title:  Technical Field Engineer

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 responsibility 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!


About Us
As part of an alliance agreement Aecon Nuclear has been awarded a contract with Ontario Power Generation to support the Darlington New Nuclear Project (DNNP). Beginning in 2023 Aecon will support the validation phase design, procurement, early site preparation and site mobilization scope for the Construction of the Unit 1 Small Modular Reactor at the Darlington site.


What is the Opportunity?

  • Work directly with the technical design engineers in charge of approval of temporary works and safety/quality team when performing field inspections.
  • Adhere to the work schedule to ensure inspection of temporary structures are completed on time.
  • Provide technical support to the filed team. 
  • Review technical documentation including: CWP, drawings, operation and/or installation manual of construction equipment. 
  • Prepare and issue a formal engineering report describing the outcome of the inspection process and any actions required by the filed team to ensure compliance of the installation and/or equipment involved.
  • Conduct engineering reviews of reports generated by other inspectors and provide constructive feedback for the purpose of improvement.
  • Directly interface with filed team to understand their needs and work with TS design engineers to provide the most cost-effective design solutions and provide concepts.
  • Perform engineering inspection of formwork, shoring, scaffolding, working platforms, access structures, tie off, and other temporary structures for various kinds of construction activities, and check/work closely with filed team to ensure the installation and/or equipment meet national and local standards (e.g. CSA, OHSA, and National and Provincial Building Codes);
  • Participate in preparing general arrangement, assembly, fabrication drawing, and installation plan for all formwork and temporary steel structures. 
  • Prepare engineering-inspection related documents, such as transmittals, site visit reports and pre-pour engineering certificate and reports.
  • Support field team when required.
  • Work close with 3rd party and site service team to complete supply, inspection, and removal of formwork and falsework materials, scaffolding equipment, swing stages, man basket, working platforms, hatch covers, cat walks, ladder, jumping platform and all other TS.
  • Prepare plan for installation, dismantling all shoring system including stripping, shoring/reshoring.
  • Supervise and monitoring anchorage points for formwork, falsework, working at height, and scaffolding.
  • Complete document and physical inspection for below the hook equipment, lifting points and lugs, and other construction equipment.


What You Bring to the Table:

  • 8 - 15 years experience as a Project Field Coordinator or Field Engineer.
  • Registration as a P.Eng. or E.I.T. with Canadian Engineering Associations.
  • Familiar with North American safety codes and standards including CSA, ACI, ANSI, AISC and NBC
  • Hands-on experience in formwork and falsework including installation, assembly, disassembly, dismantling and reshoring.
  • Experience temporary structures of heavy civil construction.
  • Experience with construction safety requirements including applicable safety regulation and standards.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and computer skills.
  • Proven ability to handle a number of activites simultaneously in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Ability to interact with field construction team in a positive manner and deal with situations that may involve conflict resolution.


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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