Job Description

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 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.
Division Civil East Business Unit Quebec Civil Province/State Quebec [QC] Country Canada [CA] City Saint Laurent Title Senior Tunnel Superintendent Position Overview Company operating name: GROUPE AECON QUEBEC LTÉE, 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: Senior Tunnel Superintendent
NOC: NOC 0711 Construction Superintendent (Construction Managers)
Location of Work: 5555 Cypihot Street, Saint Laurent, Quebec, H4S 1R3
Office Location: 2015, rue Peel, Bureau 600, Montréal, QC H3A 1T8
Terms of Employment: This is a full-time, contract position for two years
Employment Conditions: Morning, Day, Evening
Start Date: As soon as possible
Language: English Key Responsibilities • Overall supervisory responsibility for planning, coordinating and reviewing all tunnel excavations, installation of tunnel lining, grouting, and monitoring data and protection of building structures, surface facilities and subsurface utility infrastructure
• Responsible for the safety, quality, and timely completion of tunnel, in conformance with Project Requirements
• Assisting designers in developing the best solution for tunnel works the company is pursuing in terms of constructability;
• Responsible for the timely completion and submittal of construction records.
• Development and implementation of procedures, work plans and shop drawings, and overseeing remedial measures when specified limits are approached or exceeded
• Being present in the Mined Tunnel throughout each shift, leading tunneling activities
• Coordination with the Mined Tunnel Project Engineers, other Mined Tunnel Superintendents, and the Client (as required)
• Ensuring tunnel equipment operators, mechanics and crews are certified through records of training that the staff are prepared and equipped to operate equipment and/or install all support measures and linings required for the Tunnel
• Coordinating and providing direction to tunnel Surveyors
• Coordinating with Mined Tunnel Instrumentation Specialist
• Responsible for job-site operations, as assigned, including onsite activities of the Joint Venture, subcontractors, suppliers, clients and their representatives and others as may be assigned within area of responsibility. Coordinate the layout of temporary construction facilities for the project
• Overall responsibility for craft worker safety on the project in accordance with Joint Venture established Zero Accidents safety program
• Ensures the quality of work performed meets requirements.
• Review the project design to identify potential changes that will improve the constructability of the work.
• Identify construction critical items that have the potential of impacting the work cost or schedule.
• Implement Progress Reporting process
• Control job-site expenditures, in assigned area, for labor, equipment, material and services
• Monitor construction equipment utilization and maintenance
• Monitor tool usage at site. Approve Field Materials Requisitions for tools and consumables and ensure that the crafts have the tools they require to be productive
• Develop forecast labor unit rates, field distributable rates and construction equipment requirements for the project
• Responsible for craft jurisdictional assignments in accordance with the Labor Agreement
• Responsible for overall supervision of all personnel in assigned area of responsibility
• On a large job, coordinates multi discipline craft activities within a specific area of the project, or all related crafts of a single discipline covering one or more areas of the project. On a medium job, coordinates and directs construction installation activities for all disciplines in an area.
• Provides technical and administrative direction to Tunnel Equipment Operators, Laborers, Surveyors, Electricians, construction engineers, coordinators, administrators and others, as assigned.
• Responsible for the overall planning and scheduling to ensure that the project is constructed in a timely and cost effective manner.
• Coordinates and monitors the three main functions – Administration, Engineering and Construction.
• Ensure that contracts are kept current and being updated with change orders on a regular basis.
• Ensures that all functions and operations on the job are in compliance with local legislative requirements.
• Ensures that Company policies and project procedures are being adhered to.
• Ensures compliance with union agreements, if applicable.
• Reviews and provides approval of project cost reports and ensures projected job profits are accurate and current.
• Maintain a good working relationship with customers, consultants and subcontractors.
• Supervise and mentor technicians and engineers on site.
• Hire and supervise activities of subcontractors
• Recruit, hire and supervise staff
• Perform additional assignments per Project Manager’s direction
• Develop and implement quality control programs
• Establish and implement policies and procedures for quality control
• Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate daily operations
• Prepare reports Required Knowledge & Skills • 2-3 years’ construction experience
• 2-3 years’ tunneling experience required, including hard rock & soft rock tunneling
• 3 years’ supervisory experience overseeing tunneling teams
• Demonstrated leadership in a team-based environment
• Previous experience managing multiple work sites at once
• 2-3 years’ experience working with tunnel boring machines
• Strong verbal and written skills are essential
• 2-3 year’ experience planning, coordinating and reviewing all tunnel excavations
• 2-3 years’ experience maneuvering tunnels around building structures, surface facilities and subsurface utility infrastructure
• 1-2 years’ experience working on the construction of LRT projects
• Effective time-management
• Excellent written and oral communication skills required
• Must be able to speak, read and write English
• Team player
• Flexibility
• Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
• Must be able to read and understand construction drawings and specifications
• Ability to maintain organization and work efficiently in a fast paced environment
• Previous experience working in joint venture environments
Physical Demands
• 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
Supervisor Accountability
• Supervise staff in various areas of responsibility
• Recruit, hire, train, supervise and assign responsibilities to staff and project teams including project managers, superintendents, project coordinators and administrative assistants assigned to project
• Manage performance expectations and conduct performance evaluations of project staff
• Provide advice, guidance, and direction to subordinate executives and managers toward their professional development
Fiscal Accountability
• Depending on project size, may be responsible for aspects of project spend control.
Physical Demands Analysis
• Work under pressure
• Tight deadlines
• Attention to detail
• Large caseload
• 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 • Target Base Salary - $160,000 - $200,000/year CAD, 50 hours/week – project role, hours may vary.
• 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
• Living allowance provided while working on project
• Project uplift provided while working on project
• 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
• Might be eligible to receive annual pay increases in excess of 2% and bonuses as determined by the company and consistent with current market standards
• Vehicle allowance or company vehicle plus gas card
Working Conditions and Environment
• Primary work location at site 5555 Cypihot Street, Saint Laurent, Quebec, H4S 1R3
• Project, training and business related travel required
• Exposure to construction work site environment in all seasons
Contact Information and How to Apply:
Mail: 110 9th Ave. SW, Suite 300, Calgary, AB, T2P 0T1
Telephone: 403-695-3085
Fax: 403-695-3090
Website: Equity Statement Aecon is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility Upon request, Aecon accommodates candidates with disabilities throughout the hiring process.

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