Date:  Nov 16, 2020

Woodbridge, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Urban Transportation Systems

Construction Manager - MEP

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 Construction Manager - MEP to join the Finch West LRT Project- a transformative transit infrastructure system for the Toronto Area. The Construction Manager - MEP  leads and exercises functional authority over the MEP for tasks including  planning, organizing, budgeting, and cost reporting; ensures that the goals and objectives are accomplished on schedule and within budget, and that safety, quality and environmental standards are met or exceeded; directs staff in successfully accomplishing goals and objectives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide oversight and be accountable for the MEP project deliverables. Initiate project reviews and ensure risk are continuously assessed and mitigated.
  • Review contractual documents to gain an understanding of the project requirements such as safety, environment, quality, schedule, budget, staffing, materials, and equipment requirements, necessary to complete the project on time and on budget.
  • Develop and execute plans that outlines staffing, materials, equipment, subcontracting, and other services that are necessary to deliver the project on time and within budget.
  • Organize and conduct meetings with staff and management to communicate information related to MEP function’s needs concerning project requirements.
  • Manage meetings, client relationships and expectations, communication, prepare progress reports (daily, weekly, and monthly),
  • Lead MEP construction activities to ensure that the project is executed in accordance with the designs, budget and schedules.
  • Monitors and oversees the efficient use of materials and equipment and the contractual performance for MEP; confers with project staff to ensure the assigned duties and responsibilities are performed per agreed upon expectations.
  • Look for opportunities to improve process and efficiencies across the project.
  • Provide technical assistance and recommend construction methods and equipment.
  • Anticipate potential roadblocks and develop solutions to prevent issue from arising; resolve any problems that may arise during execution
  • Responsible to develop and review the monthly forecast for MEP construction activities.
  • Performing additional assignments as directed by Construction Director.


Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Minimum 10-15-years’ related MEP experience building heavy civil construction and infrastructure projects.
  • Proven track record of successfully planning and executing projects specializing in MEP on schedule and within budget.
  • A minimum of five (5) years construction experience in heavy MEP operations in a site supervisory position.
  • Undergraduate degree in electrical or mechanical engineering, construction management or a related degree or comparable work experience.
  • Ability to understand project scheduling and cost control, and to read and understand project owner specifications and engineering drawings
  • Competent in the use of computer software applications used for project control and administration, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook
  • Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
  • Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time
  • Work independently as well as part of a team
  • Good attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organization/time management skills
  • PMP certification a plus.


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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