Date:  Feb 22, 2021

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Human Resources

Talent Acquisition Coordinator

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
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.
 Reporting to the Manager Human Resources, the Talent Acquisition Coordinator is responsible for providing client-focused support with a strong emphasis on full cycle recruitment, talent sourcing strategies for talent attraction and applicant tracking system utilization. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Accountable for full cycle recruitment process within the Utilities operating sector, with a specific focus on leading field-level talent acquisition activities for our Telecommunications business unit (including general labourers, drillers, and other key unionized roles)
  • Support creation and maintenance of Job Descriptions as required
  • Post job requisitions internally and externally, and source candidates through the appropriate media – professional organizations, career fairs/educational institutions, and other websites/social media forums
  • Screen resumes and conduct telephone prescreening
  • Coordinate interview logistics and participate in interviews with hiring manager(s)
  • Conduct background and/or reference checks as required
  • Work with HR colleagues to create employment offers
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) within the Utilities HR team on SuccessFactors Recruiting system (ATS)
  • Provide regular reporting on Talent Acquisition metrics 
  • Work with Aecon’s Talent Acquisition team to continually develop social media enhancements for recruitment 
  • Work with operational leaders and the HR community to successfully execute Aecon’s Campus Relations plan 
  • Work collaboratively with the broader Talent Acquisition Team on co-op and summer student recruitment, engagement opportunities and campus events
  • Works collaboratively with the HR team and management team within operations to take a proactive approach to recruitment by assessing current and future hiring needs
  • Generate various ad hoc reports through SAP for supervisors and senior management 
  • Participates in special projects and performs additional duties as required


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Post-secondary education with a major in Human Resource Management. 
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant HR work experience in a Human Resources department, preferably within a Talent Acquisition environment
  • Exceptional organization, attention to detail, and emerging project management skills with the ability to manage multiple clients and deliverables 
  • Experience with SAP and Success Factors an asset
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including the ability to clearly communicate with various audiences, stakeholders and end users
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve issues by analyzing and evaluating possible solutions
  • Strong customer service skills with the proven ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with team members as well as internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong partnerships with all level of employees through intuitive business insight and personal credibility; this includes the ability to make recommendations and influence outcomes
  • Demonstrated initiative in recognizing opportunities for improvement and efficiency 
  • Proven ability to work within a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability using MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) 
  • Some travel and varied work hours will be required to support business demands


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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