Date:  Sep 26, 2021

Winnipeg, MB, CA

Operating Sector:  Utilities

Position Title:  Utility Labourer

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 Utility Labour/General Labour to help us get there!


Reporting to the appropriate site supervisor, the Utility Labour/General Labour will be responsible to ensure the achievement of general and specific project requirements.


We will be recruiting for multiple positions within Winnipeg, MB. 


Key Responsibilities 

  • Prepare and clean up construction sites.
  • Move materials and equipment and perform demolition, excavation, and compaction activities.
  • Handle and distribute construction materials (e.g. load and unload vehicles with supplies, equipment, and construction materials; move tools, equipment, and construction materials to and from work areas; remove rubble and other debris).
  • Excavate, backfill, and compact subgrade (e.g. move and level earth using shovels and rakes, operate pneumatic tampers).
  • Assemble shoring and barricades at construction sites.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.
  • Repetitive movement.
  • Able to perform in a fast-paced environment.
  • Continuously changing work tasks.
  • Ability to work a significant number of hours throughout the day.
  • Ability to lift and work with materials weighing up to 25kg.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions and environments.


Required Knowledge and Experience.

  • Minimum one (1) year of experience working in a similar role within the industry.
  • Valid drivers’ license or equivalent.
  • AZ/DZ license considered an asset.
  • Physical strength and stamina.
  • Manual dexterity.
  • A safety-conscious attitude.
  • The ability to work with others in a team.
  • Ability to use stairs, ladders, and climb over rough terrain.
  • Ability to work long hours per day sometimes in rough weather conditions.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions and environments.




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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