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Date:  Dec 4, 2022

Toronto, ON, CA London, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Telecommunications

Position Title:  Field Inspector

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. We simply do it better. Aecon Utilities is ready to become Canada’s #1 utility construction provider and we’re looking for a Field Inspector to help us get there!


Reporting to the Field Manager, the Field Inspector, will be working within the Aecon Utility Engineering team and will be responsible for the survey of telecommunication and hydro facilities, utilities, underground and aerial plants, urban “street furniture”, railway crossings, etc. The Field Inspector will also be responsible for UG Chamber inspections, Construction inspections and Utilities asset inventories.


What You'll Do Here:

  • Coordinate and undertake planning and implementation of survey requirements to facilitate construction activities.
  • Maintain accurate survey or inspection records, documentation, and stamped submittals.
  • Performs on-site quality inspections.
  • Inspects work both in progress and completed, to determine and ensure, that they comply with the project or inspection specifications.
  • Assists with the preparation and verification of various technical reports.
  • Identifies and reports work that does not meet the quality requirements.
  • Collaborates with the construction field forces, managers and other departments, to determine approaches & methods to improve the overall quality of work being done.
  • Follows up and maintains inspection documentation and the administration required.
  • Completes all associated documentation and forms either in paper or electronically, for individual inspections, surveys, or QC reports.  
  • Assists with the tracking of non-conformance reports and corrective/ preventative action requests, when required.


What You Bring to the Team:

  • Certified Engineering Technician (CTECH) designation with the Ontario Association of Certified Technician and Technologists (OACETT) or working towards a designation is considered an asset.
  • Comfortable with working in confined spaces (chambers), inspecting Hydro and Telecom infrastructure.
  • GPS (Global Station Positioning System) experience is considered an asset.
  • Past Underground confined space work or survey experience would be considered an asset.
  • Must have a valid Ontario G Driver’s license.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, knowledge of engineering design and survey methods would be considered an asset.
  • Safety conscious and able to adhere to a highly focused safety culture.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills 


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 Act during any step of the application process please click here.