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Date:  Feb 10, 2024

Pitt Meadows, British Columbia, CA

Operating Sector:  Telecommunications

Position Title:  OSP Field Technician

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!


What is the Opportunity? 

Faster. Smarter. Safer. This is how Aecon Utilities is committed to delivering projects. We simply do it better. Aecon Utilities is ready to become Canada’s #1 utility construction provider and we're looking for an OSP Field Technician to help us get there!


As part of Aecon’s in house engineering team (Aecon Utility Engineering), the OSP Field Technician will play an important role in gathering field data to ensure that proposed designs are accurate based on field verification.


Note: This is a part time position, with the possibility to turn into a full time opportunity.


What You'll Do Here: 

  • Retrieve physical records from customer records or by other database collection systems Complete all necessary field work/data as required to ensure compliance with all CSA/ESA and TELUS TOPPS guidelines (i.e. Aerial/Buried and UG structures)
  • Ensure existing records are accurate based on what exists in the field
  • Open service boxes/vaults, when possible, following safety standards and protocols
  • Take pole measurements for Pole Line Analysis
  • Proof conduit ducts as required
  • Review the proposed design and ensure it would be feasible based on the field pickups
  • Ability to identify safety issues, third party roadblocks, possible trespass situations in the field
  • Effective communication with the customer and the developer to ensure their responsibilities are relayed accurately
  • Ensure that the customer and developer are in an alignment with the proposed design
  • Identify and communicate potential risks associated with a design that could impact the build
  • Drive an inclusive culture to promote equity, welcome different perspectives, and enable career progression by fostering a sense of belonging
  • Perform other duties as required


What You Bring to the Team: 

  • Post secondary education in a technical discipline (civil, mechanical etc.)
  • Utility design background, telecommunications experience considered an asset
  • Safety conscious attitude
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Able to work independently while also having excellent communication with the broader team
  • Be a champion of inclusion and diversity
  • Comfortable working outside in a variety of weather conditions
  • Valid drivers license and willing to travel


The expected pay range for this position is $24 - $33.


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.