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Date:  Jan 28, 2023

Stouffville, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Telecommunications

Position Title:  Foreperson

At Aecon, we’re building the future and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We're always looking for exceptional talent to work on our exciting and ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on being the #1 Canadian Infrastructure Company and the first choice employer in our industry.


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 Foreperson to help us get there!
We are expanding in Markham, Stouffville, London, Ottawa and Burlington. We are looking for a Civil Construction foreperson for an Ontario wide FTTH (Fibre to the Home) overlay.


Reporting to the Superintendent or Construction Manager, the Foreperson will be responsible for ensuring that the project is completed on schedule, in compliance with the contract, and all the work is completed safely, to acceptable standards of quality and workmanship. 


What You'll Do Here:  

  • Utility locates and directional drill running line review.
  • Able to recognize, monitor and mitigate any safety concerns on site.  
  • Cascade control measures to crew.
  • Ensuring all crew members are compliant with Aecon’s safe work procedures.
  • Work closely with the coordinator and superintendent for overall planning, scheduling, material needs and equipment requirements. 
  • Provide daily updates digitally on the progress of the job.
  • Able to direct experienced workers, and coach new workers.  
  • Communicate all required tasks to the crew.
  • Promotes, supports, and facilitates teamwork between all construction crews by promoting and fostering a positive, visible teamwork attitude among all project crews, regardless experience level.
  • Represents Aecon in a positive and respectful manner.
  • Able to set up traffic plans required to keep the crew safe for daily tasks.  Most sites require multiple traffic plans.
  • Complete site inspections.
  • Ensures new crew members are oriented to the job.
  • Identifies other training needs for the crew and facilitating delivery of that training.


What You Bring to the Team:

  • Underground utility or Telecommunications construction experience.
  • Able to read locates and verify utility markings (gas, hydro, communications. Water, sewer, etc.)
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Walking, lifting, operating equipment, etc.
  • Ability to read drawings and keep documented diary up to date.
  • Ability to work long hours in rough weather conditions (winter and summer).


Aecon has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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