Date:  Feb 21, 2021

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Civil East


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.


Position Overview

Aecon is well-positioned in the Canadian marketplace as an industry leader in the development and construction of infrastructure. We have a roster of ongoing major projects here and abroad, record backlog diversified across multiple sectors and duration, and a robust pipeline of future project pursuits. We are in a strong market position, but we are ultimately aiming higher. 


Reporting to the General Superintendent, the Superintendent is responsible to provide leadership, supervise and coordinate operations on multiple construction sites and is responsible for the performance of their assigned Foreperson and crew. They are directly responsible for, although not limited to, ensuring the safety of crew members, ensuring the productivity of crew members, following OH&S and Company policies, procedures, and guidelines. The Superintendent is a key participant in the relationship between the company, other contractors, the client, and all other project stake holders. The Superintendent is required to act in a professional manner that will strengthen these relationships in a positive way.


Aecon is focused on identifying, attracting, and hiring talented and diverse individuals for future Superintendent opportunities located throughout Ontario. Some of the knowledge and experience we will be looking for includes, but is not limited to, the following:

Key Responsibilities

  • Promote, lead, and execute a Safety-First culture for all employees, sub-contractors, and consultants in compliance with Aecon’s Environmental Health and Safety Program and provincial occupational health and safety legislation.
  • Promote safety in all activities and engage in safe work plan development, hazard assessments, FLRAs and mentorship with crew.
  • Provide guidance to team members by leading safety meetings and inspections.
  • Track and report project, quality control, resource requirements and customer or employee relations to the General Superintendent.
  • Oversee the job site and ensure Foreperson compliance with all assignments, project policies and procedures.
  • Drive quality, efficiency, and productivity of work crews.
  • Direct foreperson on productivity issues and monitor the work performance, working with the crews to overcome challenges.
  • Follow project plans and budgets while ensuring the foreperson and crews perform to meet production goals.
  • Understand the scope and sequencing of work, support Foreperson to plan and prioritize the work, effectively redirect crews and equipment to assigned tasks and minimize downtime on sites.
  • Contribute to the development of a construction plan.
  • Work with the General Superintendent to identify equipment and labour resource requirements.
  • Work with the General Superintendent and Project Manager to periodically reassess daily goals to meet forecasted production, schedules, and budgets.
  • Support an inclusive employee relationship culture and is accountable for adherence to policies that ensure a respectful and inclusive work environment.
  • Build and maintain a strong functional team through instruction, training, coaching and team building.
  • Ensure work completed meets quality standards, that preparation and submittal of required reports, documentation and logs are completed.
  • Oversee the approval of daily production records and reporting on work progress, these include:
    • Daily quality control inspections and checklist.
    • Record and reports of violations or disciplinary actions.
    • HSE inspections and reports.
    • Review Foreperson records and track all rental items, ensure returns are completed and documented.
    • Project specific forms/inspections/tracking as required.
    • Approving field log each day and ensuring submittal of field log for each Foreman is completed daily.
    • Reviewing field log with the Project manager to ensure accuracy of phase codes and reported items.
  • Document reporting of and maintaining in good repair all company owned and rented tools, equipment, and assets.
  • Manage Superintendent and hold them accountable for their responsibilities in administration and quality control.


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a supervisory position in the construction industry: roads, bridges and tunnels.
  • Thorough knowledge of the applicable OH&S legislation, and MTO specifications.
  • Exceptional ability to multitask in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills.
  • Proficient Computer skills in MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Must Maintain a valid Class 5 Drivers License.
  • Ability to work the project schedule which may include weekends and/or night shift.


If you are interested in this future opportunity, please apply now to this job posting. When we have an immediate opening for that aligns with your background and experience, a member from our Talent Acquisition Team will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail!



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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