Date:  Jan 11, 2021

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Urban Transportation Systems

Integrated Digital Delivery Lead (BIM Lead)

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

Want to work at Aecon? 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. 


We aim to be the partner-of-choice for end-to-end delivery of integrated Urban Transportation Systems. Our reputation for delivering timely, safe and reliable systems is bringing us there. Our multi-disciplinary, innovative teams have a reputation of excellence for projects in Canada and abroad. As a member of the Integrated Digital Delivery function your contribution is essential to enable Aecon to achieve its vision ‘Aecon is the first company people go to for building things that matter’. Integrated Digital Delivery aims to provide a project ecosystem to facilitate and enable, rather than to check and control, through consistent assessment of emerging technologies to enhance value of the entire lifecycle of our project’s and cooperate governance. Change in the way we deliver, for the better!


Key Responsibilities

  • Overall accountability for enabling BIM, GIS and digital construction across UTS project disciplines (Design, estimating, planning, construction).
  • To provide Leadership, support and co-ordination across all technical work streams, during each stage of a project from Design through to construction.  Technical work streams may include but are not limited to; all engineering disciplines, design management, digital engineering, sustainability, engineering surveying, asset management and industrialisation.  
  • Ensure delivery of BIM and GIS in accordance with Aecon’s IDD BIM related processes and procedures and support the IDD Director with the future developments.
  • Ensure the right resourcing profile for the IDD team’s on the project, based on the BIM goals set in the bid phase.
  • The role will manage the link between the Client’s BIM representatives, the consultant BIM team, Aecon (and any JV partner) and any sub-contractors BIM team.  The role will support the project Technical director’s to enable BIM outcomes to ensure the information is delivered to programme and coordinated between engineering disciplines, organisations and packages. 
  • Ensure BIM the BIM requirements set on the project support digital integrating across all project functions
  • To ensure validation reports to verify Information Models in accordance with ISO 19650 and the Institute for BIM in Canada toolkit


​​​​​​​Required Knowledge & Skills

  • Large Railway/ Infrastructure BIM Implementation experience
  • Educational and Industry experience requirements include; Engineering degree or equivalent combinations of technical training plus experience/knowledge of Civil Construction practice.
  • Excellent knowledge of BIM Standard’s (ISO 19650/ Institute of BIM in Canada)
  • Experience with model federation platforms such as Assemble Systems, Navisworks and Bentley Navigator.
  • Experience in the implantation of Common Data Environments such as ProjectWise and Aconex.
  • Detailed understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards etc. and their impact on project activities is vital.
  • Working knowledge of EHS regulations.
  • Experience across all stages of a project lifecycle. 
  • Experience of working within construction project environments. 
  • Experience of large complex projects in infrastructure would be desirable. 
  • Understanding design and construction phases and alignment with the Digital Plan of Works.
  • On-site construction experience would be desirable
  • Strong written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills (tact, diplomacy, influence etc.) skills are essential. 
  • Excellent customer service skills, a passion for problem ownership, and a customer-first attitude.
  • Proven experience in priority setting, multitasking, and working with minimal direct supervision.   
  • Bilingual (French and English) would be desirable  
  • Ability to travel to site, mobile for projects.


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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