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Construction Director At Aecon

Location: Quebec City, Quebec

Job Description

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 Québec has become a major player in heavy civil work in Québec.

Through the years, Aecon Infrastructure Québec has been involved in many large hydroelectric projects including the Sainte-Marguerite 3 underground power-house, the Toulnustouc Dam and the Eastmain Powerhouse. We have also been involved with important bridge projects such as the expansion and replacement of Carbonneau bridge in St-Félicien. Other notable projects include the Décarie Highway and paving of Highway 132, as well as a tunnel design-build project for Petro-Canada refinery.

Company operating name: Groupe Aecon Quebec Ltee, a division of Aecon Construction Group Inc.

Business legal name: Aecon Construction Group Inc.

Business address: Suite 800, 20 Carlson Court, Toronto Ontario M9W 7K6

Title of position: Construction Director

NOC: NOC 0116 – Construction Managers

Location of Work: St. Laurent, Quebec

Office Location: 2015, rue Peel, Bureau 600, Montréal, Quebec, H3A 1T8

Site location: 5555 Cypihot Street, Saint Laurent, Quebec, H4S 1R3

Terms of Employment: This is a full-time, permanent position

Employment Conditions: Morning, Day, Evening

Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English and French


Purpose of the Position

The REM (Reseau Express Metropolitain - Express Metropolitan Network) project in Montreal is a 67-km long network that has been divided into three sub segments so as to allow for a better control and governance of the design and construction process.

Key Responsibilities


  • Ultimately responsible and accountable for the Segment Construction in terms of the safety, quality, Budget Schedule and Workforce;
  • Selects, manages and mentors the segment management team and work force in order to achieve the segment goals in terms of Safety, Quality, Budget and Schedule;
  • Ensure project safety and quality standards and environmental programs are adhered to at all times;
  • Maintain excellent relationships with owner and dedicated owner’s counterparts;
  • Oversees and manages the coordination with the different design teams so as to allow for procurement and construction as per the segment schedule and budget;
  • Manages and is accountable for obtaining permits with the competent authorities and different stake holders;
  • Responsible and accountable for guarantying the compatibility and integration of different disciplines (building, tracks, system and civil) involved in the segment in terms of Safety, Schedule and Budget;
  • Develops, manages, monitors and is accountable for the integrated segment schedule;
  • Develops, manages, monitors and is accountable for the segment budget;
  • Ensure optimum utilization of staff, labour, material, equipment and other resources across all segment
  • Makes sure that the segment team in establishing the needed construction plan, engineering methods and corresponding risk analysis;
  • Ensure appropriate and compliant usage of administrative procedures within the segment.
  • Organizes and leads the segment administration meetings; and
  • Participate to project wide administration meetings as needed.
  • Ensure Aecon and Joint Venture policies and procedures are implemented on the segment;
  • Be an ambassador of the company both internally and externally;
  • Ensure compliance with Aecon union obligations;
  • Participate and validates in tender closings;
  • Conduct Performance Evaluations of segment staff;
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction.

Required Knowledge and Skills


  • Bachelor of Engineering degree in mechanics
  • Two to three years of civil construction experience
  • Two to three years’ experience managing designers, administrative, multidisciplinary staff on large civil projects;
  • Two to three years of leadership and previous supervisory experience overseeing 100 plus people
  • 2-3 years’ experience working on complex road, bridge and rail projects
  • 2-3 years’ experience as a project manager
  • 2-3 years’ experience working on major pursuits and proposals
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction (technology, equipment, methods), industry practices, estimating/budgeting, scheduling and safety requirements
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to resolve project disputes with no management assistance
  • Ability to manages issues Owner, Authorities and stakeholders
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, MS Word and Excel
  • Working knowledge of Project Management systems, accounting systems and scheduling software
  • Fluency in French and English is required (oral and written)
  • Experience with complex private and public partnership contracts
  • Strong teaming and communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player who is organized and flexible

Necessary Competencies


  • Commitment to Safety
  • Drive for Results
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Problem Solving
  • Interpersonal Savv
  • Integrity and Trust
Supervisor Accountability
  • Supervise and assign responsibilities to project teams including site managers, engineers, cost controllers, procurement staff, schedulers, safety officers superintendents, foremen, direct and indirect labour, project coordinators and administrative assistants assigned to segment

Physical Demands Analysis

  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Large workload
  • 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
  • Sitting, walking, climbing stairs, negotiating construction site obstacles, driving
  • Primary work location is project site and head office
  • Exposure to construction work site environment in all seasons

Compensation and Benefits


  • 50 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
  • Monthly pension allowance
  • Eligible for employee share purchase plan
  • 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
  • Eligible for Short Term Incentives
  • Eligible for annual salary increases in excess of 2%
  • Company vehicle or vehicle allowance plus gas card
  • Relocation allowance provided
  • Eligible for tax consulting/advice
  • Eligible for monthly transition payment for first 12 months of work
  • Annual salary is $220,000 to $240,000 CAD

Fiscal Responsibility


  • Responsible and accountable or overall segment construction profitability
  • Negotiation of all subcontracts and purchase orders
  • Construction pricing of change notices
  • Approval of all project subcontract and material invoices

Working Conditions and Environment


  • Relocation within Canada may be required. Relocation costs covered by employer.
  • Project, training and business related travel required
  • Exposure to construction work site environment in all seasons

Extent of Public Contact


  • Aecon staff including accounting, safety, estimating, marketing, business development etc.
  • Project team members including owners, consultants and subcontractors
  • Local authorities having jurisdiction

Contact Information:

110 9th Ave. SW, Suite 300, Calgary, AB, T2P 0T1

Telephone: 403-695-3085

Fax: 403-695-3090

Email: 5823.aecon@hiredesk.net


Aecon is an equal opportunity employer.


Upon request, Aecon accommodates candidates with disabilities throughout the hiring process