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Date:  Nov 20, 2023

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Human Resources

Position Title:  Project Director

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?

Aecon Civil is a market leader with a self-perform competitive advantage and core local strength in key markets. We’re proud of our work helping to expand and improve Canada’s infrastructure and transportation networks, and we’re ready to build the future of our country.


Aecon is looking for a Project Manager to join our Heavy Civil East division on an exciting transformative major projects within the GTA. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Project Development
    • Assist in securing new work through participation in bidding and proposal teams


  • Project Management - Responsible for delivery against all budget, schedule & quality targets
    • Construction Operations
      • Safety.  Establish safety, team, systems and procedures and ensure a safe work environment for everyone involved in the project.
      • Schedule. Develop, monitor and make decisions to ensure project is delivered on schedule.
      • Quality, ensuring key metrics and KPI’s are established and targets are consistently achieved.
      • Responsible for all aspects of project close out
    • Commercial Management
      • Ensure teams understand and protect Aecon / JV interests under the Prime Contract
      • Ensure teams have a process to efficiently and effectively process change orders
      • Financial / cash flow management
      • Identifies risks and implements mitigation and contingency plans  
      • Results.  Ensure everyone on the project has a commercial mindset to deliver the project at or exceeding budget.
  • Stakeholder Management
    • Create and maintain excellent relationships with all stakeholders
      • The client, architects, engineering firms, etc. 
      • Joint venture partners
      • Government, the public, special interest groups


  • People Management
    • Creates and maintains a culture and environment that is open and respectful 
    • Hire, supervise, coach and mentor project personnel
    • Ensure project has capacity and expert capability is in all engineering, procurement and construction activities
      • Expertise in required functional areas: Design management, Project Controls, Procurement, Contract Management, Quality, Commercial Management)
    • Communicates with Aecon Sr. Management to ensure adequate resources are provided
    • Ensure the project as required staffing and succession plans 


  • Communication
    • Builds engagement through ongoing communicates to all staff and stakeholders
    • Provide all required project reporting / forecasting


  • Executive Responsibility 
    • Aecon ambassador to employees, the client, partners the public and Aecon executive leadership.


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil engineering.
  • A minimum of 20 years of construction leadership experience on complex major projects, with a proven track record of delivering commercial success. 
  • In depth expertise in civil construction with a solid understanding of rail systems.
  • In depth experience in working with complex contractual agreements and project financing 
  • 2-3 years’ experience working on complex rail projects
  • 2-3 years’ experience with hard and soft rock tunneling 
  • Previous experience working on underground stations
  • 2-3 years’ experience working on major pursuits and proposals  
  • The proven ability to successfully manage large and complex construction projects through the full project lifecycle 
  • Experience working on projects with international joint venture partners
  • Thorough knowledge of change management principles including identifying significant variations, claims identification, narration, quantification and evaluation 
  • Proven track record with claims management and dispute resolution on major projects 
  • Experience with risk identification and management
  • Experience in liaising with client, subcontractor and consultant representatives 
  • The proven ability to effectively recruit and build teams and manage senior project staff
  • Sound understanding of contractual, commercial and financial functions on major projects
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in French and English is required (oral and written)


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.