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Date:  Feb 12, 2024

Sherwood Park, AB, CA

Operating Sector:  Industrial

Position Title:  Crane Operator

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!


Company operating name: Aecon Construction Solutions Inc.

Business legal name: Aecon Construction Solutions Inc.

Business address: 20 Carlson Court, Suite 105, Toronto, ON, M9W 7K6

Title of position: Crane Operator    

NOC: NOC 72500 – Crane operators

Location of Work: Various Projects across Alberta, Canada  

Office Location:  53367 RR 232, Sherwood Park, AB T8A 4V4

Terms of Employment: This is a full-time, project-based position

Employment Conditions: Morning, Day, Evening, Weekend

Start Date: As soon as possible

Number of positions: 5

Travel Requirements: Travel will be required to Aecon’s sites throughout Canada

Language: English


Essential Function and Responsibilities

  • Inspect cranes for any mechanical malfunction and attended to issues.
  • Perform routine maintenance work such as cleaning and lubricating cranes.
  • Calculate crane capacities and determine load weights.
  • Operating crane to unload, lift, move, position or place materials.
  • Modified cranes to improve operations during construction.
  • Ability to climb, towers and poles, work at heights, and work in extreme weather conditions for extended periods of time.
  • Practice good housekeeping, including 5S requirements.
  • Drive an inclusive culture to promote equity, welcome different perspectives, and enable career progression by fostering a sense of belonging.


Required Knowledge and Skills

  • 2-3 years’ experience operating heavy equipment safely
  • 2-3 years’ experience performing preventive maintenance tasks on equipment
  • 2-3 years’ experience operating mobile cranes.
  • 2-3 years' experience assessing and identifying on site hazards when it comes to crane operation.
  • Certified Journeyman Trade Ticket or indentured in the apprenticeship program
  • Licensed with AB Crane Safety
  • Follow directions that are spoken or given by hand signals
  • Physical strength and stamina
  • Manual dexterity
  • Able to sit for long periods of time in cramped spaces
  • A safety-conscious attitude
  • The ability to work with others in a team
  • Must be willing to work in remote job locations


Compensation and Benefits

  • $46.00 - $48.13 hourly rate
  • 5/2 shift, 8 hours per day – flexible to change per project requirements
  • Overtime is given at the rate of 1.5 times the employee straight time hourly rate after 8 hours per day or 40 hours per week.
  • All compensation and benefits will be in accordance with the Project Labour Agreement
  • 10% vacation pay will be provided in accordance with the Project Labour Agreement
  • Camp accommodations or Living out Allowance (LOA) provided for work on site
  • Transportation to site provided


Working Conditions and Environment


  • Primary work location at site in Edmonton, Alberta with work and travel required throughout Alberta
  • Repetitive movement
  • Able to perform in a fast-paced environment
  • Continuously changing work tasks
  • Ability to work a significant amount of hours throughout the day
  • Ability to lift and work with materials weighing up to 25kg
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions and environments


Contact Information:

28 Quarry Park Blvd, Suite 310, Calgary, AB, T2C 5P9

Telephone: 416.297.2600

Fax: 403-695-3090



Aecon is an equal opportunity employer.


Upon request, Aecon accommodates candidates with disabilities throughout the hiring process.


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.