Organization Overview 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.
Divisional Overview 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.
Business Unit Overview As cities continue to urbanize and populations grow, Aecon is primed to deliver the technologically advanced transportation systems needed to meet the demand of generations to come.
From Light Rail Transit (LRT), to rapid transit and rail electrification, Aecon’s expansive resources for planning, procuring and building large-scale infrastructure projects means we can handle all aspects of a transit project, from drawing board to ribbon cutting.
We are proud to effectively engage across multiple government jurisdictions with residents, businesses, associations, civic groups and other stakeholders to expertly deliver some of the most complex projects in the industry.
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 : Sr. Director Operations West
NOC : NOC 0016 Senior managers - construction, transportation, production and utilities
Location of Work : Vancouver, BC but will be required to travel and work across Canada
Office Location : 1055 Dunsmuir Street, Four Bentall Centre, Suite 2124, Vancouver, BC V7X 1G4
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 all over Canada. Main location of work is in Vancouver.
Language : English Division Civil West Business Unit Major Projects West City Vancouver Province / State British Columbia BC Title Sr.
Director, Operations West Position Overview The incumbent is accountable for ensuring construction activities and costs are effectively managed such that performance and profitability targets are achieved.
Ensures Aecon’s contractual obligations are met. Key Responsibilities
Develop and implement a strategy to grow and enhance the Urban Transportation Systems capabilities in the West in coordination with the Civil West operating sector, in support of operational excellence
Accountable for leading strategic business development activities, formulating solutions to address customer challenges while also pursuing new lines of business and opportunities with new and existing clients with special emphasis on the systems side
Responsible for the overall planning and scheduling to ensure that projects are constructed in a safe, timely and cost-effective manner
Support in the negotiation of agreements with designers, subcontractors and suppliers and ensure that all the systems requirements are captured
Support in the elaboration of the Risks Matrix of the project, prepare mitigation measures and track the implementation of opportunities,
Responsible for the leadership, management, people development and training of their team
Ensure all Operations are adequately staffed with the appropriate resources
Accountable for the development and execution of the annual business plan within the assigned business unit
Implement procedures and organizational structure
Assist in the establishment and ensure compliance of operational short-term and long-term goals with the overall corporate objectives
Coordinate and collaborate with other divisions in establishing and carrying out responsibilities of One Aecon projects
Lead, coach, develop and appraise the performance of staff and provide the necessary coordination between activities
Influence, motivate and inform employees about the company / business unit plans and progress
Participate in the development of long-term strategy for UTS Required Knowledge & Skills
Two to three years rail construction experience
Two to three years’ experience building and managing a team
Two to three years’ experience managing multiple large scale projects simultaneously on the transit, rail and systems field
Previous business development and project management experience overseeing projects of varying size and complexity
Two to three years Systems Engineering, Systems Design, Systems Implementation and Systems Integration and Testing and Commissioning experience on multidisciplinary complex projects
Previous experience in assessing and negotiating contracts
Previous experience managing the operational and financial performance of a business unit
Strong connections and relationships with the local markets
Results oriented with the ability to balance other work considerations
Strong professional presence in the industry with clients
Highly developed communication skills, both written and oral with the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with clients, public officials, team, peers and the general public
Good understanding of accounting principles
Strong understanding of the drivers in the construction industry in Canada (i.e business trends, regulatory, economic, and political)
Knowledge of the Company’s established guidelines, procedures and practices would be an asset
Proven problem solving and negotiating skills
Proven credibility demonstrated hands-on attitude
Excellent Computer skills including proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.);
Demonstrated ability to build relationships with the client, field personnel and subcontractors;
Strong awareness and understanding of construction safety principles.
Commitment to Safety
Able to make tough decisions
Drive for Results
Managing Vision and Purpose
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 Compensation & Benefits Overview
$160,000 to $220,000 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
Vehicle allowance or company vehicle
Relocation package provided
Eligible for Short Term Incentives
Eligible for annual salary increases in excess of 2%
Working Conditions and Environment
Primary work location at Vancouver office with work and travel required throughout Canada.
Relocation within Canada may be required. Relocation costs covered by employer.
Project, training and business related travel required
Contact Information :
110 9th Ave. SW, Suite 300, Calgary, AB, T2P 0T1
Telephone : 403-695-3085
Fax : 403-695-3090
Email : 6253.aecon hiredesk.net Equity Statement Aecon is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility Upon request, Aecon accommodates candidates with disabilities throughout the hiring process.