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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

Lockerbie & Hole Eastern is a division of Aecon Construction Group Inc., and is one of Canada’s oldest heavy industrial multi-trade construction firms. The company serves the, Mining, Petro Chemical, Automotive, Steel, Food & Beverage and Pulp & Paper Industries and offers piping, electrical, ironworking, millwrighting, instrumentation, mechanical, fabrication and industrial shutdown services. With a staff of experienced construction professionals, Lockerbie & Hole Eastern's expertise includes the ability to plan and manage projects of any size, complexity and location, including remote sites.  Complimenting our field construction team is our Fabrication facilities which are located on a seven-acre site in Brantford, Ontario, consisting of four separate craned bays, allowing for the segregation of work by project and material type. 

Division Energy
Business Unit Aecon Mining Construction Services
City Brantford
Province/State Ontario [ON]
Country Canada [CA]
Title Receptionist
Position Overview

Reporting to the Executive Assistant, the Receptionist is responsible for answering and forwarding calls through the switchboard as well as greeting all visitors to the office in a friendly and professional manner. This position is an important part of the team and requires someone with strong attention to detail, outstanding communication skills, and the ability to work independently.  Located in the Brantford office, this position will begin as a 14 month contract and could lead to an exciting future with Aecon Group Inc. 

Key Responsibilities
  • As the initial contact on behalf of Aecon, present a positive and professional image of the organization to all clients, employees, visitors, suppliers, etc.
  • Responsible for incoming mail
  • Maintain the reception area in a tidy and presentable manner
  • Operate console switchboard for 6 incoming lines and 50 extensions
  • Answer incoming calls; refer all inquiries to the appropriate individuals, divisions, or departments across the organization
  • Booking conference call lines when required
  • Update company phone lists monthly and send out notification
  • Receive and coordinate office mailings - monitor and track packages, shipments as necessary
  • Upkeep of postage machine (loading with postage)
  • Type forms, letters, reports, and memos as necessary
  • Observe and report any security issues to management
  • Take and record telephone, e-mail, or written message for staff members
  • Other related general administrative duties as required
  • Upkeep couriers information and postage changes
  • Reconcile courier billing


Required Knowledge & Skills
  • Completion of Secondary School  (Highschool)
  • Previous high volume switchboard / reception experience would be an asset
    Previous Construction industry experience would be an asset
  • Must have superior communication skills both written and oral
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Superior working knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Resourceful, highly organized, client focused
  • Superior typing skills and careful attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize


Employment Status Contract
Date Req Created 4/5/2013
Contract Start Date 4/22/2013
Contract End Date 6/20/2014
Competition Closing Date 4/12/2013
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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