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Date:  May 31, 2024

Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Operating Sector:  Major Projects West

Position Title:  Quality Inspector

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 responsibly 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!


Safe. Trusted. Respected. Aecon Civil is a market leader with a self-perform competitive advantage and core local strength in key markets. We’re proud of our work helping to expand and improve Canada’s infrastructure and transportation networks, and we are expanding our business in Western Canada through the pursuit of key, major projects. With over a century of experience, and the ability to offer diverse, comprehensive services, Aecon is a preferred contractor for our clients. This includes numerous public entities and Public-Private Partnerships in Canada and abroad.


What is the Opportunity? 

The Quality Inspector is expected to be responsible for inspection and monitoring of work activities to ensure conformance with the applicable drawings, specifications, schedules, work plans, and procedures. The Quality Inspector will also be monitoring in-process civil related construction activities to ensure quality work in accordance with Project’s Inspection and Test Plans and the Construction Quality Management Plan. We have multiple positions open to service current and future work throughout Western Canada. This position is a full-time opportunity that will be project based.


What You'll Do Here:

  • Provides Quality Systems support using the ISO 9001 Standard as the basis for process development and optimization, procedure development, data collection and reporting and Quality Systems training.
  • Understand and interpret technical drawings for roadways, walls, and bridge structures.
  • Conduct quality control inspections on earthworks, walls, bridges, and project structures.
  • Confirm the installation of work is in accordance with the project plans, specifications, and industry standards. 
  • Effectively documents, follows-up and closes corrective actions - both internal and external.
  • Promotes safety awareness including adhering to safety rules and requirements. Participates, as needed, in safety field audits and assessments.
  • Verifies the customers’ quality requirements are in compliance with quality standards and quality program requirements for products and services provided.
  • Collaborates in development and maintenance of Quality Policy, Processes, Procedures, and related documents. Reviews Quality Manuals, documents, and implementation procedures to verify compliance with industry codes and standards, regulations, and regulatory commitments.
  • Collaborates with management for interface on Quality activities with internal or external organizations (customers, suppliers, subcontractors, and others).
  • Reviews documents prepared by internal or external organizations such as quality manuals and procedures, technical deliverables, test plans and procedures, purchase orders, and subcontracts.
  • Perform material inspection on permanent material coming to site.
  • Recognize non-conformities and monitor that the disposition is carried out correctly.
  • Performs other responsibilities as required.


What you bring to the team:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering Technology Diploma, a combination of education and industry experience will be considered.
  • Experience in heavy civil and/or infrastructure construction.
  • Internal or Lead Auditor certification (ISO 9001:2015) is preferred.
  • ACI/CCIL certification preferred (current within 6 months of hire).
  • Understanding of construction quality standards and processes.
  • Driver’s license with a clean driver’s abstract.
  • Self-directed, motivated team player who thrives in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Proficiently with MS Office Suite.
  • Able to work long hours and night shift when required.


The expected pay range for this position is $75,000 - $90,000.


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.

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