*AECON WOMEN IN TRADES (AWIT)*Labour, Driller, Splicer Positions

ON, Canada
Posted On Jun 7 2020 Jul 7 2020

Position Overview

A leading utility solutions provider offering innovative, nationwide construction services in the areas of oil and gas, telecommunications infrastructure, and power distribution networks, Aecon Utilities is proud to offer women career-building opportunities in the trades through hands-on training, mentorship, and field experience.


*Opportunities are available in Windsor and the General Toronto Area.


The AWIT program includes:


  • *Hands-on training & Orientation
  • An introduction to Aecon, our industry and Utilities sector
  • All requisite health and safety training
  • Valuable job-specific skills training
  • Preparing for work on-site and job-readiness training
  • Information on career paths in construction


*Placement in roles within Aecon's Utilities group, such as:

  • Utility / General Labourer
  • Directional Driller
  • Fibre Optic Splicer

Note: Placement will depend on availability and role-specific requirements


*The opportunity to:

  • Gain hands-on skills and industry experience
  • connect and network with other women in the AWIT program and across Aecon
  • Participate in debrief and evaluation sessions  



Required Knowledge & Skills

Program Eligibility Requirements:

  • A safety-conscious attitude
  • Team player
  • Physical strength and stamina
  • Manual dexterity 
  • Ability to use stairs, ladders, and climb over rough terrain
  • Ability to work long hours per day sometimes in rough weather conditions
  • Must hold valid driver’s license (G Class) 
  • Must have secondary school completed (minimum grade 10 or 16 credits)
  • Experience is an asset
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada


To learn more about AWIT, please contact, AWIT@aecon.com


Employment Status Permanent

Date Req Created 3/8/2019

Compensation & Benefits Overview Aecon offers the opportunity to work on challenging, high profile projects and provides competitive compensation and benefits.

Equity Statement Aecon is an equal opportunity employer.

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

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To learn more about AWIT, please contact, AWIT@aecon.com

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