Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Urban Transportation Systems

Track Superintendent

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

Want to work at Aecon? 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. 


We aim to be the partner-of-choice for end-to-end delivery of integrated Urban Transportation Systems. Our reputation for delivering timely, safe and reliable systems is bringing us there. Our multi-disciplinary, innovative teams have a reputation of excellence for projects in Canada and abroad. Aecon is currently seeking a Track Superintendent to join the Urban Transportation Systems team. Reporting to the Track Manager, the Track Superintendent will be responsible for reviewing track designs, installations and planning of all track related construction activities.


Key Responsibilities

  • Performs, reviews, and coordinates all issues related to the design, procurement and installation of track. This includes horizontal and vertical track alignments, turnouts and track structure elements, hardware, track/wheel interface, track and structure interaction and stress analysis, rail welding, storage, installation and maintenance requirements.
  • Monitors all track work related construction/installation activities and any other civil construction contracts as assigned.
  • Prepares track work procurement and installation contract documents and other civil contracts. Ability to create strong baseline records of total efforts for others to understand and build upon.
  • Responsible for detailed planning of construction activities.
  • Lead and facilitate collaboration of all disciplines involved in the construction planning process e.g. permanent works design, temporary works design, HSE, Environment, quality, schedule.
  • Contribute to the preparation of subcontract scopes of work for procurement of subcontractors.
  • Provide technical engineering information and interpretation of plans, detail sheets and specifications for subcontractors.
  • Review operational and technical information provided by subcontractors and consultants, including shop drawings and work procedures, for conformance with the contract and specification.
  • Prepare detailed Work Plans (i.e. Method Statements) and narratives for submission to client for review and approval. Review and prepare responses to client comments to submissions.
  • Continually evaluate design drawings and specifications for conflicts. Identify and implement solutions to those conflicts, in collaboration with consultants and subcontractors.
  • Identify contract document conflicts and recommend solutions. 
  • Ensure construction work complies with all engineering standards, codes, specifications and design instruction.
  • Responsible for and develops horizontal and vertical alignments, typical cross sections, drainage, roadway and trackwork design (including switches), station/maintenance/yard interfaces, material bill of materials, scheduling and cost estimates, testing and construction/installation interface for major proposals, projects and maintenance needs.


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Five to ten years’ supervisory experience in track construction
  • Experience using Bentley INROADS/INRAIL civil design application software
  • Experience in construction projects modifying/renovating existing subway infrastructure
  • Effective oral and written communication skills. Ability to interface and communicate with others is a must
  • Organized and able to multi-task
  • Able to learn quickly; adaptable, flexible
  • Enthusiasm for challenge is preferred
  • Overhead catenary design experience is a plus 





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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