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Date:  Jun 13, 2024

Oshawa, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Major Projects East

Position Title:  Temporary Work Designer

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!


What is the Opportunity? 
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.


Reporting to the responsible Design Manager, this role will support work within the DNNP Balance of Plant scope and will be responsible for planning, deisgn, and execution of the temporary work structures.


What You'll Do Here:

  • Work closely with filed team to understand their need and prepare concept, design for all required temporary structures (Other than Proprietary structures)
  • Collaborate with external engineers and internal team to create detailed technical drawings and schematics
  • Create and finalizing shop fabrication drawings including custom fabrication and design.
  • Material take off and generation of bill of materials.
  • Conduct quality checks on completed work to identify any errors or discrepancies (This is including permanent structure : Shop drawing and fabrication drawing)
  • Support all projects through the fabrication process or temporary and permanent steel structures.
  • Design  / plan and supervision all structural steel required for: - Working platform – Brackets, - Access scaffolding – Formwork in house brackets – Base plates – anchorage – Tie off point – working at height elements – tie backs – guying and bracing all structures during construction.
  • Prepare and plan design for special items such as structures on rail- skidding – tracks – lugs – boxes
  • Provides status and progress reports to customer, project team, and management
  • Interface with client representatives, design engineers, consultants, other contractors, etc.
  • Ensure project is constructed in accordance with QA Programs and project quality
  • All other duties as assigned


What You Bring to the Table:

  • Post secondary education in an Engineering Civil discipline.
  • Professional engineer (P.Eng) required
  • Minimum 5-10 years experience in structural steel design and detailing fabrication and machining of structural steel including Cutting, sheeting, welding and CNC.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (both oral and written) skills
  • Strong Interpersonal skills in communicating with a large team
  • Organizational and time management skills. Ability to prioritize and multi-task/ Service orientated
  • Thrive on a fast paced-environment


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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