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Date:  Aug 6, 2022

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Urban Transportation Solutions

Position Title:  Track Project Manager - Rail & Transit

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. Reporting to the Senior Director - Pre Construction, the Track Project Manager is responsible for monitoring projects from the bid phase through to acceptance. In this role, you will perform project/program management activities (defining scheduling, budget, risk, change, opportunity and resource management activities). You will also supervise, direct and motivate the project team during planning, estimating, design, installation, start up, commissioning and turnover of assigned projects.


Key Responsibilities

  • Accountable for ensuring all construction project management activities are successfully executed
  • Transition to construction, monitors construction infrastructure and critical path
  • Establishing and maintaining project budget
  • Enforces change procedures
  • Establishes schedule and staffing plans
  • Negotiates and executes contracts and agreements in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Chairs project management meetings with a focus on the best outcomes for Aecon
  • Ensures all project reporting is accurate and timely
  • Oversees testing, quality, and safety
  • Manages client and vendor relationship
  • Project risks and issues are logged and managed
  • Ensures all project close-out activities are completed in a timely manner
  • Demonstrates commercial acumen to protect profits and improve margins
  • Business development, including participation in costing and estimating activities and risk analysis
  • Financial forecasting and contributing to creation of revenue targets
  • Overseeing procurement including materials and subcontractors


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Post-secondary education in engineering, construction management, or equivalent discipline
  • 5 – 10 years track construction experience from site-based roles
  • Experience in managing small teams and sub-contractors
  • Experience in performing risk assessments including mitigating risks in design
  • Demonstrated ability to breakdown and plan large / complex construction stages
  • General knowledge of Track and heavy civil construction methods.
  • In addition, applicants will be required to demonstrate deep technical project management expertise and understanding of regulatory requirements in one or more of Aecon’s operating markets (Nuclear, Utilities, Rail)
  • Preference for P.Eng designation. A degree or diploma in business management is also an asset.



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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