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Date:  Mar 26, 2024

Scarborough, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Electricity

Position Title:  Manager, Project

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. Aecon Utilities is ready to become Canada’s #1 utility construction provider and we’re looking for a Project Manager to help us get there!


Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Project Manager will be responsible for the operational and financial performance of designated small-to-mid-sized Power Construction Services / Hydro projects.


This role would be great for someone who enjoys working directly onsite for the projects they oversee and has a 'hands-on" mindset.


What You'll Do Here:

  • Oversee project safety performance and support field engagement though safety inspections and audits.
  • Support Safety Advisors in any required safety investigations and ensure that corrective actions are implemented.
  • Oversee quality, material & subcontractor management process for assigned projects.
  • Maintains routine physical presence on project site locations.
  • Responsible for the financial performance of designated projects.
  • Management of financial performance to ensure business plans targets are being met.
  • Reports issues to Operations Manager regarding financial performance, workload status, potential legal issues, and potential opportunities.
  • Resolves project-level legal disputes and escalates issues to Operations Manager.
  • Puts in place a project management team with clearly defined responsibilities, covering all aspects of the operation.
  • Prepares employee development and succession plans for key positions in the department.
  • Approves all expenditures and proposal pricing within limits of authority.
  • Maintains personal contact with major clients and unions.
  • Ensures that all activity on the designated project is consistent with corporate and divisional strategic plans, business plans, policies, and procedures.
  • Develop change management plans for projects and/or change initiatives. 
  • Evaluate the impact of planned organisational change. 
  • Identify risks and developing risk mitigation tactics.

  • Recognize and manage anticipated resistance to change.

  • Effective collaboration with Superintendent to support all crewing and project needs.
  • Drive an inclusive culture to promote equity, welcome different perspectives, and enable career progression by fostering a sense of belonging.


What You Bring to the Team:

  • Education to include technical college diploma or combination of technical training and/or related experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a Project Manager or Construction Manager role.
  • Experience in the Hydro Utility Contracting Industry.
  • Solid understanding of estimating, project forecasting and change management principals and processes.
  • Experience in planning, scheduling, resource balancing for a variety of sizes of projects.
  • Proven leadership, communication, and negotiation skills.
  • Expertise to resolve project disputes with minimal assistance.
  • Ability to inspire and foster an environment of cooperation between different departments and co-workers.
  • Availability to collaboratively work within both an office and site environment.
  • Sound computer skills – MS Excel, MS Word, and MS Project required.
  • Experience with Hard Dollar and SAP considered an asset.
  • Self-motivated with good organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently, accurately and under pressure.
  • Able to perform in a fast-paced environment.
  • Open to travel to various projects across Ontario
  • Be a champion of inclusion and diversity.


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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