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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 Industrial provides high-performance construction services to a broad array of industrial clients across the country, and offers single-source solutions for multi-trade industrial construction and fabrication projects.
Business Unit Overview

The joint venture between SNC-Lavalin and Aecon has been awarded a contract with Ontario Power Generation (OPG) to carry out the Darlington Retube and Feeder Replacement (RFR) project. The project involves refurbishment of all four reactors at the Darlington Generating Station and consists of two phases – a Definition Phase and an Execution Phase. The Definition Phase includes the construction of a full-scale reactor mock-up to simulate key elements of the refurbishment work, and the development, procurement and testing of specialized tooling required for the project. The Execution Phase involves refurbishment of the reactor cores using the tools and methods that were developed and tested during the Definition Phase.

Company [Job Posting] Aecon Group Inc.
Business Unit Nuclear
City Oakville
Province/State Ontario [ON]
Country Canada [CA]
City Oakville
Title Training Supervisor (Technical) - RFR
Position Overview


The Training Supervisor will report to the Training Manager and will be responsible for developing instructional material for technical training courses that support the Darlington Retube and Feeder Replacement (RFR) Project. The RFR Training program focuses on training approximately 1000 trades workers to dismantle and rebuild 4 nuclear reactor units using highly specialized tooling systems and equipment. The training effort will span approximately 10 years and the program will follow a blended learning strategy that combines interactive classroom sessions, e-learning, simulations, and, practical hands-on demonstrations and rehearsals. A systematic approach to training (SAT) and adult learning principles will be utilized throughout the design, development and delivery of the training program. 
Key Responsibilities
  • Identifying technical training requirements to successfully educate project team members to perform their assigned tasks safely, efficiently and effectively.
  • Developing entry and advanced level courses for both internal and external audiences.
  • Developing lesson plans, trainer guides, training manuals, job aids, practical evaluations and written exams to ensure optimum knowledge retention.
  • Utilizing multimedia technology and authoring tools to incorporate high quality graphics, animations/simulations, drawings, pictures, and other graphical representations into the training material to clarify concepts, support and enhance written and oral information, and to challenge trainees to demonstrate understanding of the course content.
  • Promoting a culture of safety, quality, team participation, and motivation in all aspects of training.
  • Interfacing with construction and tooling staff to address training requirements and determine appropriate methods of delivery.
  • Organizing training content reviews with tooling, construction and other stakeholders to ensure training adequacy, effectiveness and accuracy.
  • Supervise activities of Trainers
Required Knowledge & Skills


  • Relevant post-secondary degree/diploma such as a 3-year technical college program or apprenticeship with a minimum of 5 -7 years of applicable experience or an equivalent combination education and experience.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of multimedia technology and authoring tools.
  • Proficient writer of trainer guides and training manuals. (Samples of writing will be requested for interview.)
  • Experience in developing nuclear refurbishment training programs is an asset.
  • Ability to identify training gaps; generate effective solutions; and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Highly self-motivated, disciplined and able to work independently.
  • Experience in assembling, operating and maintaining tooling equipment which is largely robotic in nature would be an asset.
Employment Status Permanent
Date Req Created 5/30/2013
Competition Closing Date 7/14/2013
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.
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