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Date:  May 30, 2024

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Urban Transportation Solutions

Position Title:  Risk Manager

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 responsibly 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 is seeking a Risk Manager to join the Urban Transportations Solutions group to support dynamic, transit projects in Canada. We are proud to support projects that are committed to faster and more convenient travel, ultimately improving transportation experiences. This starts with bringing aboard the best possible team!


What You Will Do Here:

  • Coordinate and organize documentation and meetings related to Risk Assessments and relevant outcomes.
  • Update the project’s risk register and communicate relevant updates to key stakeholders.
  • Participate in Risk Management Model (RM3) related activities including audit coordination.
  • Provide support during inspections or audits by Contracting Authorities.
  • Develop and help Monitor KPIs.
  • Coordinate risk management tasks as assigned between risk and compliance team.
  • Participate in the overall continuous improvement, added value and cost reductions process.
  • Understand and comply with risk, compliance, and safety policies and ensure compliance with same.
  • Understand and maintain regular and ad hoc risk and compliance reporting processes.
  • Ensure reliable, effective collaboration with all stakeholders.
  • Abide by best practices in accordance with regulation and industry trends.
  • Assist during Implementation of Aecon risk and compliance systems.
  • Engage and provide support to risk and compliance projects as required.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • Incorporate the results of the Quantitative and Qualitative Risk Analysis into the forecast.
  • Drive an inclusive culture to promote equity, welcome different perspectives, and enable career progression by fostering a sense of belonging. 


What You Will Bring to The Team:

  • Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Analytics, Statistics or related field – or a combination of education, training and experience deemed equivalent.
  • Certified Analytics Professional (CAP), Canadian Risk Management (CRM) desirable or Project Management Professional (PMP).
  • Experienced with utilizing the Monte Carlo Risk assessment tool.
  • Experienced working with or applying AACE recommended practices in respect to risk and contingency development.
  • 7+ year experience in risk management ideally in the rail industry or related fields.
  • Experienced in working in large, complex projects / brownfield or greenfield projects.
  • Perform effectively in a fast-paced, start-up environment and able to learn new systems, policies and procedures.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate with teams across the entire organization.
  • Respectful, appreciative interaction with all stakeholders and team members.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of Risk and Compliance principles as well as legal regulations preferred.
  • Ability to work with a diverse workforce in intercultural environments.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to work under pressure and meet challenging deadlines.
  • Affinity with technical and commercial terms for contract management.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Advance Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and Power BI.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.
  • Be a champion of inclusion and diversity.


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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