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Date:  Feb 12, 2024

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Telecommunications

Position Title:  Team Lead, GIS

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?

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 GIS Team Lead to help us get there!
Reporting directly to the Senior Engineering Manager, the CAD/GIS Team Lead will be responsible for supervising all facets of GIS Data collection and processing. 


What You’ll Do Here:


  • Lead AUE Telecom, GIS team
  • Maintain relationship with Clients, subcontractors, and internal construction forces.
  • Oversee staff, including direct supervision of staff.
  • Review weekly productivities, and implement corrective actions as required.
  • Review invoicing to ensure accuracy, and timeliness.
  • Attend to customer concerns regarding delivery, quality, or other issues.
  • Monitor and document project changes, prepare change orders where required. 
  • Prepare estimates associated with engineering scope of work. 
  • Forecast project workload and ensure proper staffing is in place.
  • Accountable for project deliverables and financial performance. 
  • Ensure customer satisfaction through high quality project delivery.
  • Ensure AUE meets all customer stated KPI’s, (permit turn around, % conf. grant) 
  • Train and mentor staff on how to resolve issues, provide direction as to contacts and approaches.
  • Ensure preparation and submission of project documents, as specified by contract, to the client.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to client, as required.
  • Chair project meetings and ensure preparation and distribution of meeting minutes.
  • Responsible for implementing and monitoring of the Company’s Safety Policy at the project location.
  • Provide technical guidance to junior staff. 


What you bring to the Team:


  • Prior experience in a similar role within the utility engineering/construction industry.
  • Experience in Lidar data extraction, background in Geographic Information Systems. 
  • Knowledge of Utility infrastructure and plan reading.
  • Advanced computer skills with a variety of software, including Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, MS Access, Topadot, AutoCAD.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain attention to detail in a fast-paced environment.
  • Self-motivated, ability to learn new skills, assume new responsibilities and work cooperatively in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated effective decision-making skills while under limited supervision.
  • Understanding of current best-practice project management techniques.
  • Excellent safety and attendance record and previously demonstrated strong safety awareness.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills. 
  • Proven people and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate with a diverse group of individuals.


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.