Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Utilities

Process Excellence Analyst, Co-Op Student

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
Faster. Smarter. Safer. This is how Aecon Utilities is committed to delivering projects. We simply do it better. We are Ontario’s premier utility contractor and are ready to become Canada’s #1 utility construction provider. 


Reporting to the Project Manager, the Process Excellence Student will assist in performing audits on process compliance within the various operations of the Utilities business unit.


This is a 12-16 Month contract opportunity.


Key Responsibilities    

  • Observe and report deviations from standard operating procedures.
  • Determine root causes for deviations and perform impact analyses.
  • Develop corrective actions plans.
  • Determine what processes are being followed and if purported benefits have been realized.
  • Prepare necessary documentation to support the audit results.
  • Present results, recommendations, and conclusions of audits at weekly team meetings.
  • Prepare formal reports at the conclusion of audits, special reviews or other assignments.
  • Maintain respectful and effective communications and relationships with management and staff of business units under review including assistance and follow up with process owners on issues requiring attention.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of other special reviews and assignments.
  • Identify improvement opportunities; develop and present recommendations to management and monitor their implementation.
  • Act as a key participant in the annual process excellence review.
  • Work with management to develop solutions and provide value-added services for Utilities’ dynamic operational environment.


Required Knowledge and Experience  

  • Must be able to work well within a team environment as well as individually.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with an ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to adhere to project schedules and meet deadlines.
  • Microsoft Office proficient – with strong Excel, PowerPoint, and Word skills.
  • Experience working with SAP is preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and the confidence and ability to work with all levels of staff and management within a large organization.
  • Familiarity with process auditing programs.
  • Experience in the utilities industry an asset.
  • Methodical and thorough approach to diagnosing problems.


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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