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Date:  Nov 24, 2022

Scarborough, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Telecommunications

Position Title:  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!  


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 Foreperson to help us get there!


Reporting to the Superintendent or Construction Manager, the Foreperson will be responsible for ensuring that the project is completed on schedule, in compliance with the contract, and all the work is completed safely, to acceptable standards of quality and workmanship.  


What You'll Do Here:  

  • Utility locates and directional drill running line review
  • Able to recognize, monitor and mitigate any safety concerns on site
  • Cascade control measures to crew
  • Ensuring all crew members are compliant with Aecon’s safe work procedures
  • Work closely with the coordinator and superintendent for overall planning, scheduling, material needs and equipment requirements
  • Provide daily updates digitally on the progress of the job
  • Able to direct experienced workers, and coach new workers  
  • Communicate all required tasks to the crew
  • Promotes, supports, and facilitates teamwork between all construction crews by promoting and fostering a positive, visible teamwork attitude among all project crews, regardless experience level
  • Represents Aecon in a positive and respectful manner
  • Able to set up traffic plans required to keep the crew safe for daily tasks.  Most sites require multiple traffic plans
  • Complete site inspections
  • Ensures new crew members are oriented to the job
  • Identifies other training needs for the crew and facilitating delivery of that training


What You Bring to the Team:

  • Underground utility or telecommunications construction experience
  • Able to read locates and verify utility markings (gas, hydro, communications. Water, sewer, etc.)
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Walking, lifting, operating equipment, etc.
  • Ability to read drawings and keep documented diary up to date
  • Ability to work long hours in rough weather conditions (winter and summer)


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.