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Date:  Sep 8, 2022

Redcliff, AB, CA

Operating Sector:  Transportation West & Foundations

Position Title:  Paving 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!  


Position Overview

Safe.Trusted.Respected.Aecon Civil is a market leader with a self-perform competitive advantage and core local strength in key markets. We’re proud of our work helping to expand and improve Canada’s infrastructure and transportation networks, and we’re ready to build the future of our country. With over a century of experience, and the ability to offer diverse, comprehensive services, Aecon is a preferred contractor for our clients. This includes numerous public entities and Public-Private Partnerships in Canada and abroad.


Reporting to the Medicine Hat Operations Manager, the Paving Foreperson directs and manages all on-site construction workers and equipment. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide orientation, mentorship and training for all personnel under their direction.
  • Organize and coordinate the daily activities of all crew members and equipment.
  • Control and set lay down rates.
  • Ability to supervise and execute rolling patterns.
  • Familiar with paving controls (Blaw Knox, Top Con, etc.).
  • Working knowledge of all equipment on-site.
  • Assist and operation of equipment as project requires.
  • Ensure compliance with the corporate Environmental Health and Safety program (Redbook) and governing occupational health and safety legislation.
  • Enforce, discipline and document safety violations by personnel and subcontractors under their direction.
  • Identify all potential changes and claims and advise Project staff.
  • Submit accurate daily labor and equipment time reports with appropriate coding.
  • Responsible for the care and maintenance of company vehicle(s) assigned to them as well as all equipment in their charge.
  • Recommend ways to improve production, quality and crew performance.
  • Understand and use Alberta Transportation specifications.
  • Other duties as required.

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Minimum 7+ years’ experience within the road construction industry.
  • Minimum 2 to 5 years’ experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • Knowledge of construction methods, road construction materials, and heavy equipment operation.
  • Must be physically able to lift and carry at least 50lbs.
  • Willing to work out of town and in remote locations, as required.
  • Willing to work overtime, as required.
  • Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol program, including testing requirement.


Aecon has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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