Aecon Construction Group Inc. is the largest publicly traded construction and infrastructure development company in Canada. Aecon’s expertise covers the full range of services, including design and construction, financing, operating, procurement, and project management. Aecon Group and its predecessor companies have helped build many of Canada's most famous infrastructure landmarks, including the CN Tower, St. Lawrence Seaway, Highway 407 Express Toll Route, Vancouver Sky Train, and the Montreal-Trudeau International Airport, among others.
Aecon Infrastructure is proud of our work helping to expand and improve Canada’s transportation and infrastructure networks. From our twinning of the Trans-Canada Highway in Banff National Park, to expanding Toronto’s Spadina Subway, to extending a 42-km stretch of Highway A30 near Montreal, our expertise helps improve the lives of Canadian commuters every day.
Our roots in infrastructure development run deep. With over a century of experience and an ability to offer diverse, comprehensive infrastructure services, Aecon has earned the position of preferred contractor to numerous public entities and Public-Private Partnerships all across the country.
Company operating name: Aecon Infrastructure Management Inc.
Business legal name: Aecon Construction Group Inc.
Business address: Suite 105, 20 Carlson Court Toronto, Ontario, M9W 7K6
Title of position: General Superintendent
NOC: NOC 0711 Construction Managers
Location of Work: 35 Prospect Ave, Windsor, Ontario, N9C 3G3
Terms of Employment: This is a full-time, permanent position
Employment Conditions: Morning, Day, Evening
Start Date: As soon as possible
Number of positions: 1
Travel Requirements: Travel will be required throughout Ontario.
Bridging North America (BNA) is a consortium comprised of Aecon, ACS and Fluor and has been selected by Windsor Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) to deliver the Gordie Howe International Bridge Project. Aecon Major Projects is seeking a highly qualified and experienced person to be seconded into the Project Co. for this complex P3 design and construction project.
Essential Function and Responsibilities
The General Superintendent, Bridge will provide overall on-site management, administrative and technical direction for the iconic Gordie Howe - Bridging North America Project based out of Windsor, Ontario. The General Superintendent, Bridge will enforce company and project policies and ensures project is constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule. Performs all functions and responsibilities in consonance with the company’s values and beliefs.
As a leader of the Project Site Team your duties include being in charge of all onsite construction activities on a daily basis
Take the lead on productivity issues and monitor work performance and efficiency of employees and subcontractors to ensure project plans and schedule are followed and project is executed effectively and within budget
Contribute to the development of a construction plan and to manage subcontractor activities
Assure construction compliance with design requirements
Supervise and coordinate field engineering and construction activities
Practice sound selection and hiring procedures
Assure compliance with project construction schedule budgets and assume responsibility for the commissioning of project systems
Ensure project materials and workmanship meet the project Quality Standards
Ensure the implementation of the Safety Program to create a safe work environment throughout the jobsite and adhere to the safety and record keeping requirements
Document and report all injuries
Recruit, hire and supervise staff
Hire and supervise activities of subcontractors
Advise senior management of potential problems, work interferences or schedule difficulties while assisting in circumventing/resolving such conflicts
Perform additional assignments as directed by superiors or as required for successful project completion
Physical Demands Analysis
Work under pressure
Attention to detail
Able to perform in a fast paced environment
Willingness to travel - Project related travel anticipated- Estimate of travel required: up to 50%
Willing to travel internationally
Willing to travel regularly
Willing to travel overnight
Travel expenses paid by employer
Work morning, day and evening
Required Knowledge and Skills
2-3 years of field experience as a General Foreman or Works Manager on heavy civil construction projects
2-3 years recent experience on medium to long span cable stayed bridges over land and water
Candidate must have 2-3 years of extensive experience in construction of balanced cantilever structures, construction of bridge towers/pylons greater than 150m in height using self-climbing systems or multiple simultaneous jump-form operations
Previous foundation experience
2-3 years’ experience working on installation of cable-stay anchor boxes for stay installation, posttensioning works, stay installation, prefabricated or in-situ deck-segment works, complex erection of major temporary works and other components for cable stayed bridge construction
Candidate must have 2-3 years’ experience overseeing installation and climbing of tower cranes greater than 150m in height, rebar jigs operations, rebar prefabrication & pre-tied rebar installation for bridge construction among others
Team player with effective interpersonal skills
Excellent oral and written communication,
Organized with good judgement
Must have 2-3 years’ experience supervising a team of 80 or more subordinate personnel
Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record
Compensation and Benefits
$150,000 to $175,000 annually
Work 37.5 hours/week
Health benefits, such as prescription drug, medical services, dental and vision, and emergency out-of-country coverage, administered through our carrier, Great West Life
Income replacement benefits such as short and long term disability insurance, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
Investment plans, such as a Defined Contribution Pension Plan (DCPP), Group Registered Retirement savings Plan (RRSP), Employee Share Purchase Program (ESPP)
Employee and family wellness tools, as offered through our Employee Assistance Program
Vacation and other paid and unpaid leaves of absence programs
Other benefits such as tuition reimbursement, employee discounts and subsidies
Company vehicle or vehicle allowance provided
Living out allowance provided while on site
Eligible for flights home if not local
Eligible for Short Term Incentives
Eligible for annual salary increases in excess of 2%
Working Conditions and Environment
Primary work location at Windsor office with work and travel required throughout Ontario.
Relocation within Canada may be required. Relocation costs covered by employer.
Project, training and business related travel required
110 9th Ave. SW, Suite 300, Calgary, AB, T2P 0T1
Aecon is an equal opportunity employer.
Upon request, Aecon accommodates candidates with disabilities throughout the hiring process.