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Date:  Jun 4, 2024

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Electricity

Position Title:  Foreperson, General

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!


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 new General, Foreperson to help us get there! 


What You'll Do Here

  • Regular work week Mon-Fri with overtime.
  • Work locations include Toronto GTA, Muskoka, Peterborough, Ottawa, North Bay.
  • Read and interpret blueprints or process specifications.
  • Perform line maintenance in a safe efficient manner utilizing de-energized, live line hot stick, live line rubber glove or live line barehand techniques on voltages up to and including 44KV.
  • Safe operation of heavy equipment including Radial Arm Diggers, Line Trucks, Tension Stringing machines and all terrain equipment as required.
  • Operate and maintain such hand tools as may be required for the job including blocks, grips, jacks, hot line tools and cover up, etc.
  • Instruct and train junior personnel in duties, safe work practices, care and use of tools and equipment.
  • Maintain personal and group safety at all times, and exercise appropriate caution when working with tension for rigging, on or close to energized equipment.
  • Respond to unscheduled outages as the result of weather, component failures, vehicular accidents, etc.
  • Be a positive team member through open communication and active participation in crew tasks.
  • Ensures that work group is in compliance with Aecon Health & Safety and Environmental Manual.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.
  • Availability to travel and work on projects across Ontario.


What You Bring to the Team 

  • Journeyperson Power Line Apprenticeship and Trade Certificate.
  • Minimum 2-3 years utility experience constructing, installing and maintaining overhead, underground, and distribution systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of Provincial Electrical Utilities Regulations, EUSR, and provincial specific Occupational Health and Safety Act, Regulations, and Codes.
  • Knowledge of the UWPC.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and effectively work on teams with a desire to provide excellent customer service.
  • Ability to interpret drawings, develop / interpret work, instructions, and plan projects for self and others.
  • Valid Driver’s License and DZ, AZ is preferred.
  • Ability to climb towers and poles, work at heights, and work in extreme weather conditions for extended periods of time.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Strong interpersonal, team participation and 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 during any step of the application process please click here.

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