Date:  Sep 15, 2021

Tiverton, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Nuclear

Position Title:  General Foreman- Mechanical, Night Shift

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.



The Steam Generating Replacement Team (SGRT) is a Joint Venture of Aecon, United E&C and Framatome.  SGRT is responsible for the replacement of the Steam Generators (SGs) in Unit 6, Unit 3 and Unit 4 at Bruce Power’s Nuclear Power Station in Kincardine, Ontario.

The project, which is part of Bruce Power’s Life Extension Program, will allow Bruce Power’s CANDU units to continue to operate safely through to 2064 and is a part of the Major Component Replacement (MCR) program.

Work began in 2019 with installation of the crane pad, then in 2020 SGRT started insulation removal and metrology of the existing steam generators and ultimately started the Unit 6 SG replacement in 2021.


Under the general direction of the Site Superintendent, General Foreman- Mechanical on night shift,  will assist in the supervision, coordination and scheduling of construction activities for their dedicated scope.


Key Responsibilites 

  • Maintain excellent relationships with client, engineers, consultants, subcontractors and public
  • Responsible to ensure that all work is conducted in a safe manner in compliance with safety, quality and human performance policies.
  • Utilize project master schedule to create detailed look ahead schedules for forecasting and planning
  • Assist in developing recovery strategies when project schedule or budget are in jeopardy
  • Plan and approve the work of own forces and subcontractors on the project including determining methods of construction, manpower levels, materials, tools & equipment, rentals and work schedules
  • Assume responsibility for the efficient use of materials and equipment and contractual performance of the project
  • Ensure trades personnel complete all necessary training in areas of safety, quality assurance, technical qualifications, equipment operation and owner specified requirements
  • Ensure project is constructed in compliance with drawings, specifications, Field Work Packages (FWPs), Inspection & Test Plans (ITPs) and project schedule and budget
  • Interface with client representatives, design engineers, consultants, other contractors, etc. as required
  • Ensure the work is carried out in accordance with QA Programs and project quality guidelines
  • Maintain appropriate field documentation including safety records, daily progress reports, training records, T&E and rental records, manpower reports, owner support requests, FWP documents, etc.
  • Participate in basic layout, preparation of work instructions, field engineering activities, etc.
  • Oversee and directly support work during execution phase, including monitoring for performance, provision of guidance to the field team, reporting to line management, leading problem-solving efforts and development of adverse condition recovery plans
  • Ensure project is constructed in compliance with drawings, specifications/codes and CITP’s.
  • Identify and support CITP and/or DCN revisions as necessary to support field work.
  • Ensure the work is carried out in accordance with QA Programs and project quality guidelines
  • Manage and maintain OPEX in the project database for future use.
  • Attend and participate in the Plan of the Day and other meetings as required.

Required Knowledge and Experience 

  • Coordinate Foremen and execution crew in the execution of their assigned duties
  • Coordinate across all functions of the project as required to achieve task(s) goals
  • Provide leadership to Field supervisors, Coordinators and respective Craft Labor
  • Must possess Boilermaker Certification of Qualification or a Plumbing/Pipefitter Certification of Qualification 
  • Minimum 5-10 years construction supervision experience
  • Ability to successfully coordinate a construction project
  • Knowledge of all aspects of construction such as; technology, equipment, methods, trade agreements and jurisdiction, engineering, cost control, scheduling and safety requirements
  • Good communication, organizational and supervisory skills are essential
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Basic presentation skills
  • Basic blue print understanding
  • Nuclear experience an asset, including vault work


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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