Boilermaker Helper Program

ON, Canada
Posted On Jan 3 2021 Feb 2 2021

Organization Overview: Aecon Group Inc. is Canada’s largest, publicly traded construction and infrastructure development company. Aecon and its subsidiaries provide services to private and public sector clients throughout Canada and on a selected basis internationally. Aecon is pleased to be recognized as one of the Best Employers in Canada.

Divisional Overview: Aecon Nuclear offers a suite of unparalleled services to some of Canada’s largest energy suppliers, providing best-in-class solutions to the oil and gas, nuclear, co-generation, and renewable sectors.

Business Unit Overview

The Boilermakers Local 128, Shoreline Power Group and Bruce Power have partnered to develop a Boilermaker Helper's Program to support Bruce Power's upcoming Major Component Replacement (MCR) Project.


  • Division Energy
  • Company [Job Posting] Aecon Group Inc.
  • Business Unit Nuclear
  • City Kincardine
  • Province/State Ontario [ON]
  • City Kincardine
  • Title Boilermaker Helper Program
  • Position Overview





The helper program is being developed for individuals without Boilermaker qualifications who are interested performing short term, high intensity work on a major nuclear project at Bruce Power. This is an opportunity to work directly on Bruce Power’s site, in the vault, at a competitive rate while gaining real exposure to working in the field.  This labour-intensive work will include exposure to permissibly high  levels of radiation.





January 20, 2020 - February 14, 2020


Applications along with attached resumes to be submitted to





February 19, 2020 - February 28, 2020


Upon receipt of an approved application, candidates will be contacted for an interview with the selection committee.





March 9, 2020 - April 30, 2020


Successful candidates will be required to complete a nuclear security clearance (including police background check)





Training Begins: May 3, 2020


Selected candidates will be added to a list for dispatch to a temporary work opportunity with one of Bruce Power’s vendor partners. The new boilermaker helpers will be required to complete all paid orientations, training and evaluations deemed necessary by the vendor they’re employed with. When a helper is no longer required as per schedule, demand, or due to reaching their permissible radiological exposure limit, they will receive a layoff without the expectation of any  additional employment.


  • Employment Status Temporary
  • Date Req Created 1/23/2020
  • Compensation & Benefits Overview
  • No Boilermaker certification required
  • Competitve wage and benefits package
  • Security Clearance possessed
  • Experience working next to a trained Boilermaker
  • Safety and Skills Training Received

Equity Statement Aecon is an equal opportunity employer.

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