Date:  Sep 1, 2021

Winnipeg, MB, CA

Operating Sector:  Utilities

Position Title:  Superintendent, Transmission

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

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 we’re looking for a Transmission Superintendent to help us get there!


Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Superintendent is responsible to ensure that projects are completed on schedule in compliance with the contracts, the job cost estimates and that all work is completed safely, to high standards of quality. The Superintendent also manages day-to-day operations at project sites and yards. This position is based in Winnipeg, MB.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for the overall planning and scheduling to ensure that projects are constructed in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Monitor the overall progress of the projects and takes corrective action where necessary.
  • Coordinate and monitor the three main functions – Administration, Scheduling and Construction.
  • Represent the Company with the owner.
  • Maintain communication with stakeholders and subcontractors of all extra work, claims and back charges.
  • Ensure that contracts are kept current and being updated with change orders on a regular basis.
  • Implement and monitor the Company’s Safety and Environment Policies and QC Plans.  
  • Oversee that all functions and operations on the job are following local legislative requirements.
  • Directs and maintains communication and morale of the project staff.
  • Ensure that Company policies and project procedures are being adhered to as well as compliance with union agreements, if applicable.
  • Review and provide approval of project cost reports and verifies projected job profits are accurate and current.
  • Assist in bid process.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required. 


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Technical school background and at least ten years of transmission line construction experience.
  • Red Seal Powerline Technician Certificate
  • Experience in power distribution and substation work an asset.
  • Experience in the Utility Contracting Industry an asset.
  • Working computer proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Sound knowledge of transmission construction techniques, practices, and fundamentals.
  • Experience with contract and subcontract management.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships and work within a team environment.
  • Strong organizational and time management.
  • Maintain valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to perform shift work (e.g. 21/7, 14/7, 10/4, etc.)
  • Ability to travel as required.


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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