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Date:  Mar 17, 2023

Scarborough, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Urban Transportation Solutions

Position Title:  Risk Coordinator - Scarborough Subway Extension (SSE)

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?

Scarborough Transit Connect (STC) is awarded the design and works of the Scarborough Subway Extension project. The Scarborough Subway Extension will bring the TTC’s Line 2 subway service nearly eight kilometers farther into Scarborough. It will extend from Kennedy Station to Sheppard Avenue and McCowan Road, providing quick and seamless transit for those heading into and out of the downtown core and those travelling within Scarborough. The extension will replace Line 3 (the Scarborough RT), helping to reduce travel times and improve access to jobs, schools and other key destinations throughout the city.


As part of the Scarborough Transit Connect project based in Scarborough, we are looking for a qualified Risk Coordinator to join our team. You will be responsible for the coordination of the daily risk management tasks related to the project. This role requires close collaboration with applicable internal/external stakeholders and great communication and organizational skills.


What You Will Do Here:  

  • Coordinate and organize documentation and meetings related to Risk Assessments and relevant outcomes
  • Update the project’s risk register and communicate relevant updates to key stakeholders
  • Participate in Risk Management Model (RM3) related activities including audit coordination
  • Provide support during inspections or audits by Contracting Authorities 
  • Develop and help Monitor KPIs
  • Coordinate risk management tasks as assigned between risk and compliance team
  • Participate in the overall continuous improvement, added value and cost reductions process
  • Understand and comply with risk, compliance, and safety policies and ensure compliance with same
  • Understand and maintain regular and ad hoc risk and compliance reporting processes
  • Support in continuous improvement
  • Ensure reliable, effective collaboration with all stakeholders
  • Abide by best practices in accordance with regulation and industry trends
  • Assist during Implementation of STC risk and compliance systems
  • Engage and provide support to risk and compliance projects as required
  • Perform other duties as required
  • Welcome an inclusive culture to promote equity, and different perspectives


What You Will Bring to The Team:

  • Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Analytics, Statistics or related field – or a combination of education, training and experience deemed equivalent
  • Certified Analytics Professional (CAP), Canadian Risk Management (CRM) desirable or Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Experienced working with or applying AACE recommended practices in respect to risk and contingency development
  • 3-4 year experience in risk management ideally in the rail industry or related fields
  • Experienced in working in large, complex projects / brownfield or greenfield projects
  • Perform effectively in a fast-paced, start-up environment and able to learn new systems, policies and procedures
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate with teams across the entire organization
  • Respectful, appreciative interaction with all stakeholders and team members
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of Risk and Compliance principles as well as legal regulations preferred
  • Ability to work with a diverse workforce in intercultural environments
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to work under pressure and meet challenging deadlines
  • Affinity with technical and commercial terms for contract management
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Advance Excel, Outlook and Power Point.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.
  • Fluency in English


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.