Date:  Jul 21, 2021

Woodbridge, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Urban Transportation Systems

Position Title:  Claims Manager

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.


Aecon is currently seeking a Claims Manager to join the Finch West LRT Project- a transformative transit infrastructure system for the Toronto Area.


Key Responsibilities

  • Primarily responsible for tracking ongoing issues and developing evidence of entitlement.
  • Participate in the strategic assessment and evaluation of complex construction claims.
  • Review contract documents to support entitlement to change orders and claims.
  • Quantify scope, cost, and schedule impacts.
  • Prepare and review Claim documents for submittal to the owner.
  • Help build claims reports, presentations.
  • Interface with project team to gather information related to the Claims.
  • Develop and maintain a calendar of key dates related to terms and milestones for contracts.
  • Analyze notices, communication with client to find facts that back up claim.
  • Analyze contract and background documents.
  • Review communications with other defendants to determine issues and events.
  • Monitor and tracks all events in a centralized database.
  • Monitor and tracks other deliverables.


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Civil engineering, or closely related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the heavy civil construction industry, preferably with experience in construction operations
  • Experience in developing and monitoring construction schedules, developing forecasts and monitoring construction costs an asset
  • Strong computer skills with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of commercial and contractual risk and best practices for mitigating risk
  • Knowledge and understanding of contracts, planning, and scheduling, construction means and methods and principles of construction management
  • Detail oriented, critical thinker who analyzes and uses knowledge and ability for problem solving.
  • Strong planning, organizational, multi-tasking, and time management skills, and ability to operate under pressure 
  • Demonstrated clear logical written, verbal, and communication and presentation skills. Excellent Interpersonal skills to cooperate and work as a team.
  • High degree of integrity and understanding of ethical industry standards. Exercises judgment and uses sound principals to make decisions.
  • Leader that seek and accepts responsibility and leads by example.


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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