Apply now »

It has come to our attention that various international organizations or individuals have been offering false employment opportunities at Aecon Group Inc. Aecon Group Inc. employment policies and processes involve interviews, and candidates who seek employment are never required to pay us any sum of money. To do so would be contrary to our business conduct guidelines and ethical practices. We also do not extend formal offers of employment or execute employment agreements through social media or social chat platforms.

We take this matter extremely seriously and are working with the appropriate authorities to shut down such fraudulent schemes. Please remain vigilant on this matter and report any suspicious outreach to your local authorities and email any concerns to

Date:  Jul 14, 2024

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Electricity

Position Title:  Substation Superintendent

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?

Faster.Smarter.Safer. This is how Aecon Utilities is committed to delivering projects. Aecon Utilities is ready to become Canada’s #1 utility construction provider and we’re looking for a Superintendent to help us get there!


Reporting to the General Manager, Renewables, the Substation Superintendent is responsible to ensure that projects are completed on schedule in compliance with the contracts, the job cost estimates and that all work is completed safely, to high standards of quality. The Superintendent also manages day-to-day operations at project sites and yards. 


What You'll Do Here:

  • Responsible for the overall planning and scheduling to ensure that projects are constructed in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Monitor the overall progress of the projects and takes corrective action where necessary.
  • Coordinate and monitor the three main functions – Administration, Scheduling and Construction.
  • Represent the Company with the owner.
  • Maintain communication with stakeholders and subcontractors of all extra work, claims and back charges.
  • Ensure that contracts are kept current and being updated with change orders on a regular basis.
  • Implement and monitor the Company’s Safety and Environment Policies and QC Plans.  
  • Oversee that all functions and operations on the job are following local legislative requirements.
  • Directs and maintains communication and morale of the project staff.
  • Ensure that Company policies and project procedures are being adhered to as well as compliance with union agreements, if applicable.
  • Review and provide approval of project cost reports and verifies projected job profits are accurate and current.
  • Assist in bid process.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required. 


What You Bring to the Team:

  • Technical school background and at least ten years of Substation maintenance and construction experience.
  • Experience in power distribution and transmission line work up to 230kV.
  • Experience in the Utility Contracting Industry.
  • Working computer proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Sound knowledge of HV construction techniques, practices, and fundamentals.
  • Experience with contract and subcontract management.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships and work within a team environment.
  • Strong organizational and time management.
  • Maintain valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to perform shift work (e.g., 21/7, 14/7, 10/4, etc.).
  • Ability to travel as required.
  • Strong understanding Labor and union. 
  • Strong understanding of change management.
  • Read and interpret master schedules and building 4 week look ahead with scheduling activities.
  • Daily progress reporting.


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.

Apply now »