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Date:  Jul 11, 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 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? 

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 General Manager, the Project Manager will be responsible for the operational and financial performance of a designated region. 


What You'll Do Here:  

  • Responsible for the financial performance of a designated region. 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 management team with clearly defined responsibilities covering all aspects of the operation. 

  • Prepares staff 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 in the designated regions is consistent with corporate and divisional strategic plans, business plans, policies, and procedures. 

  • Supervises Superintendents and all the crews in the designated region. 

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required. 


What You Bring to the Team: 

  • Education to include Engineering, Construction Project Management etc. or combination of technical training and/or related experience. 

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a Project Coordinator/Project Manager role. 

  • Experience in the Utility Contracting Industry. 

  • Proven leadership, communication, and negotiation skills. 

  • Ability to resolve project disputes with minimal assistance. 

  • Inspire and foster an environment of cooperation between different departments and co-workers. 

  • Availability to travel between all Utilities yards. 

  • Sound computer skills – MS Excel / Lotus, MS Word, and MS Project. 

  • Self-motivated with good organizational skills. 

  • Ability to work independently, accurately and under pressure. 


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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