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Date:  Feb 12, 2024

Sherwood Park, AB, CA

Operating Sector:  Industrial

Position Title:  Electrician

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: Electrician    

NOC: 72201 – Industrial electricians

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: 10

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

Language: English


Essential Function and Responsibilities

Reporting to the appropriate site supervisor, the Electrician Apprentice & Journeyman will be responsible for providing support and in-depth knowledge in the field regarding all matters of construction electrical matters to ensure Aecon Construction Solutions Inc. achieves their general and specific project requirements.


  • Installing cable tray and conduit and terminating cable. Locating and installing equipment, panels, sensors and other control components and devices
  • Fabricate control panels, wiring check-out.
  • Responsible for laying out circuits, set up breaker panels and junction boxes, and install light fixtures and other electrical equipment
  • Layout and plan the installation. Quantify and order required material
  • Provide input relating to the resolution of any design or installation issue
  • Ensure all electrical installations follow applicable regulations and trade practices
  • Install, alter, repair and maintain a wide range of electrical equipment for safe, efficient and environmentally sound operation
  • Pull wire through conduits and cables through tray systems
  • Read and interpret drawings, circuit diagrams and electrical code specifications to determine wiring layouts for new or existing installations
  • Splice, join and connect wire to fixtures and components to form circuits
  • Install brackets and hangers to support electrical equipment
  • Troubleshoot and isolate faults in electrical and electronic systems and remove and replace faulty components
  • Install, replace and repair lighting fixtures and electrical control and distribution equipment, such as switches, relays and circuit breaker panels
  • Test continuity of circuits using test equipment to ensure compatibility and safety of system, and if need be replacing or repair following proper installation guidelines


Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Certified Journeyman Ticket or Indentured in Apprenticeship Program
  • 2-3 years’ experience high voltage, lockout tagout experience including circuit isolation
  • 2-3 Years’ experience in either industrial (Oil and Gas) or Maintenance projects 
  • 2-3 years’ experience Reading and interpreting electronic schematics, drawings, and aligning to provincial standards 
  • 2-3 years’ experience working with high voltage power equipment 
  • 2-3 years’ experience commissioning and decommissioning electrical systems 
  • Mechanical ability, strength, and manual dexterity
  • Capable of working at various heights
  • The ability to stand, crouch and kneel for long periods of time
  • The ability to solve math problems quickly and accurately
  • The ability to get along well with others on a work team
  • Must be willing to work in remote job locations and at various heights
  • Must have a strong understanding of safety procedures and policies on an industrial job site
  • Proficient communication and reading skills
  • Ability to do very precise work
  • Ability to distinguish colors to work with color-coded wiring


Compensation and Benefits

  • $44.96 - $45.33 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.
  • Overtime will be paid when an employee works on any regularly scheduled day off
  • 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.