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Date:  May 26, 2024

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Oil & Gas

Position Title:  General Manager, Green Energy Solutions

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 General Manager to help us grow our Green Energy Solutions business!


The Green Energy Solutions team at Aecon is bringing energy solutions for both residential and commercial customers in Canada. Working in partnerships with utilities providers across Canada, we lead deployment of low-carbon solutions including solar rooftop systems, energy storage, EV charging solutions. In addition, we are building solutions towards electrification of heating and cooling loads to reduce dependence on fossil fuels. For heating and cooling needs, our solutions include the use of air source and ground source heat pumps (including geothermal loops) and hybrid solutions addressing the needs in both new construction and retrofit markets. From EV charging to geo-exchange systems, we provide a range of green energy capabilities supported by in-house design and engineering, trusted industry partnerships, and proven track record of complex, turnkey delivery. All of this makes us uniquely positioned as a trusted, end-to-end solutions provider in today’s rapidly evolving market.


Reporting to the Director of Green Energy Solutions, we are seeking an experienced and dynamic leader to serve as a General Manager. In this role, you will drive growth and profitability through exceptional operational execution and support with business development activities to expand the Green Energy Solutions business. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with leading utility partners to launch new programs and enhance our project execution capabilities on a national scale.



What You'll Do Here: 


  • Lead a team of program and operations managers to successfully execute projects on both commercial and residential scales, leveraging expertise in-field execution, partnership development and commercial arrangements.
  • Create and execute commercial agreements, define scope of work and set up new program models for the business that enable revenue streams for various lines of business.
  • Partners with clients to understand current and future needs and goals, while working to shape clients’ thinking around their own strategy.
  • Hold accountability for the P&L across various segments, driving both top line revenue and cost efficiencies to impact bottom line performance.
  • Understand and oversee all aspects of site performance – setting targets, driving execution, and holding the team accountable both for individual and team results.
  • Implement standardization measures aligned with broader organizational objectives.
  • Lead business development activities and provide direction to the team of program and operation managers on execution strategy and pricing


What You Bring to the Team: 


  • Understanding of the utility/energy sector and competitors to grow residential and commercial scale Green Energy Solutions including but not limited to solar, storage, EV, heating and cooling/geothermal technologies.
  • Experience managing projects and bids $25 million+ in the green energy/construction sector
  • Experience with team management – engineers, program managers, supervisors and direct experience with in-field teams.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business Management, or a related discipline.
  • 10+ years of experience in the utility/energy industry
  • 5+ years of experience directly supervising field, office, and professional staff.
  • Working knowledge of design, construction, operation, and maintenance of residential and commercial green energy technologies.
  • Strong financial aptitude to analyze opportunities, determine financial needs and manage risk.
  • Ability to effectively serve as a business partner with strong business acumen.
  • A demonstrated ability to lead and manage change.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to adapt to a wide range of audiences.


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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