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Date:  Sep 13, 2023

Scarborough, ON, CA Scarborough, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Electricity

Position Title:  Sr. Project Coordinator - Utilities

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 Project Manager to help us get there! 


Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Sr Project Coordinator 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:

  • Maintain routine physical presence on project site locations. 
  • Main point-of-contact for multiple projects with values ranging from $15K - $15M.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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, engineering degree or combination of technical training and/or related experience.
  • Experience in the 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.
  • Ability to resolve project disputes with minimal assistance.
  • Ability to Inspire and foster an environment of cooperation between different departments and co-workers.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a Project Coordinator/Project Manager or Construction Manager role, preferably in the Utility sector.
  • Availability to collaboratively work within both an office and site environment.
  • Sound computer skills – MS Excel, MS Word, and MS Project required, and 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.
  • 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.


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