Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Urban Transportation Systems

Senior Construction Manager - Facilities, MEP and Systems

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 Senior Construction Manager to join the Finch West LRT Project- a transformative transit infrastructure system for the Toronto Area. The Senior Construction Manager leads, directs, and exercises functional authority over the MEP; Civil and Architectural works for MSF (Maintenance Storage Facility), Stations, Stops; and OCS/TPSS construction teams for tasks including  planning, organizing, budgeting, and cost reporting; ensures that the goals and objectives of these divisions 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  

  • Oversee the whole project management process from approving project deliverables to initiating project reviews and ensure risk are continuously assessed and mitigated.
  • Provide oversight and be accountable for the  
    1. MEP works
    2. Civil and architectural works for MSF (Maintenance Storage Facility), Stations, Stops and System
    3. OCS/TPSS works
  • 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 in consultation with the construction managers 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 each function’s needs concerning project requirements.
  • Manage meetings, client relationships and expectations, prepare progress reports (daily, weekly, and monthly),
  • Lead construction activities to ensure that the project is executed in accordance with the designs, budgets and schedules.
  • Monitors and oversees the efficient use of materials and equipment and the contractual performance of the project; confers with project staff to ensure the assigned duties and responsibilities are performed per agreed upon expectation.
  • 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 of the construction activities.
  • Performing additional assignments as directed by Construction Director in support to the construction activities and any other support functions as required.


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Experence in rail and transit is required
  • Background in industrial buildings is preferred
  • Minimum 10-15-years’ related experience building heavy civil construction and infrastructure projects
  • Undergraduate degree in civil engineering, construction management or a related degree or comparable work experience
  • Experience working with at least 200 million dollar scope of project value
  • 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
  • Ability to understand project scheduling and cost control, and to read and understand project owner specifications and engineering drawings
  • 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
  • Track records of successfully planning and executing projects specializing in MEP, Facilities and System on schedule and within budget


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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