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Date:  Aug 31, 2023

Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Operating Sector:  Urban Transportation Solutions

Position Title:  Quality Director

Build Your Career at Aecon

Aecon is proud to build some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of this generation. From the roads and transit systems that connect our communities, to the communication networks that link us from coast-to-coast, and the water infrastructure that supplies our businesses and homes. Our integral work includes constructing the pipelines that join provinces with the energy that fuels the nation, and the airports and ports that connect us all. Aecon is there, safely and sustainably building the future.  


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our employees. We are always searching the globe for exceptional candidates to join the Aecon family and be a part of our forward-thinking, innovative, best-in-class organization!  


What Is The Opportunity

Aecon is seeking a Quality Director to join the Urban Transportations Solutions group to support dynamic, transit projects across Canada. We are proud to support projects that are committed to faster and more convenient travel, ultimately improving transportation experiences. This starts with bringing aboard the best possible team! This opportunity is open to applicants across Canada, with preference given to those residing in British Columbia.


What You Will Do Here

  • Demonstrates commitment to the development, implementation and effectiveness of Quality Management System (QMS) processes that are to comply with applicable standards, codes and regulations.
  • Reports QMS performance to top management and awareness of the QMS throughout their respective SBU/Division/Segment.
  • Ensuring the establishment and maintenance of the QMS into projects and auditing and reporting on the performance of the QMS.
  • Determining and implementing the actions required to ensure the QMS will achieve its intended results.
  • Verifying that all Quality Documentation conforms to applicable Project Requirements.
  • Scheduling and coordinating Independent Quality Audits, Internal Quality Audits and External Quality Audits of all key processes, and reporting the findings.
  • Developing and implementing a program for Correction, and where applicable, Corrective Action in respect of Nonconformities.
  • Developing and implementing a program for Opportunities for Improvement in respect of potential Nonconformities or continual improvement initiatives.
  • Acting as the primary representative for projects relating to Quality Management.
  • Prepares quality reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Reviews or develops the terms and conditions of the Contract between the Owner and Aecon, and for the requirements of Aecon's Company Policy related to Quality Control and Assurance.
  • Keeps quality regulations, codes and standards, advising management of any business implications of these changes. Lead, manage and ensure proper training is development and conducted.
  • Sets QA compliance objectives and ensures that targets are achieved.
  • Promotes quality achievement and performance improvement throughout the organization.
  • Drive an inclusive culture to promote equity, welcome different perspectives, and enable career progression by fostering a sense of belonging. 


What You Bring To The Team

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering/science-related field with a minimum of 10 years of industry experience in quality assurance within the construction industry.
  • Minimum of 5 years of leading and managing teams.
  • Extensive knowledge of Quality System regulatory requirements.
  • Proven ability in coordinating efforts to support, mentor and audit Quality Management System requirements.
  • Experience in planning and managing Quality Assurance and internal processes.
  • Ability to apply technical knowledge, critical analysis and decision-making skills to identify and resolve issues.
  • Strong commercial acumen and stakeholder relationship management skills.
  • Strong demonstrated written, oral and presentational skills.
  • Be a champion of inclusion and diversity.


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 Act during any step of the application process please click here.