Sr. Project Manager (Peterborough, ON)

Requisition Number:  12701
Company:  W Electric Canada Inc

Peterborough, ON, CA, K9J 6X7

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.


This Senior Project Manager position provides direct support and project management in the design, development and implementation of projects for the Westinghouse Parts Business. These projects will include supporting mechanical projects in the Candu Nuclear Market.  Typical projects will range from $50k to $15M in size. The successful individual must be able to manage high complex, multiple projects, lead multi-disciplinary teams and continuously monitor progress with milestones and autonomy. This position works closely with project technical leads in recommending project goals and analyzing the status of projects. The project manager is responsible for ensuring the timely creation and maintenance of master project schedules and reports for multiple projects, where required.  The Project Manager will be responsible for all project management processes on high complexity projects. Manages projects with multiple disciplines and integrated team structure of 10 or more members.  


This is a Hybrid role, with a requirement to work in our Peterborough, ON office, 2 days per week and the remainder of the work week at home.


Duties and Responsibilities (in the order of priority):

Your Day To Day

  • Ownership of project lifecycles from proposal through to implementation including initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling and close-out. Define and initiate projects and assign and/or obtain project managers to manage cost, schedule and performance of component projects, while working to ensure the ultimate success and acceptance of the program. Oversee and direct the authoring of project plans including developing scope, schedule, and cost baselines.  Analyze needs and develop unique customer satisfaction and project performance metrics.
  • Determines methods and resources needed to achieve project goals and develops a detailed work (project) plan (when required) which includes definition scope, staffing and financial resource allocation, priorities and target dates. Monitors progress and ensures timelines are met at major milestones.
  • Balance and manage competing project constraints including scope, quality, schedule, budget, resources and risks. Ownership and continuous development of project management procedures and practices including review of “lessons learned” and implementation of required corrective actions.
  • Align stakeholder (e.g.  team, customer, suppliers, Westinghouse in-country representation, etc.)  expectations to achieve overall acceptance of program objectives.  Recognize the dynamic human aspects of each program stakeholder's expectations and manage accordingly.  Effectively communicate program interdependencies and requirements, identify and mitigate risks, and resolve conflicts and issues.
  • Serve as single representative to customer, consultants, constructor and Westinghouse business areas in support of project. Interpret and transmit contract requirements, and subsequent changes, to functional groups. Integrate project’s objectives and actions through participation with other project groups in matters of common concern.
  • Properly close project by archiving work in financial, scheduling, document management, and resource management systems/tools. Perform final project quality assessment and report out. Identify and communicate opportunities for improvement, lessons, and risk avoidance for future work.
  • Seek opportunities and implement continuous improvements to enhance project performance


Education and Qualifications / Skills and Competencies: 

Who You Are:

  •  College Diploma or University Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
  •  Applicable disciplines are Project Management, Engineering, Business, Construction Management or related technical discipline
  • Minimum 3 - 6 years of experience as a project manager.
  • 3 years in technical/engineering role may be considered.
  • Experience with electrical, mechanical or I&C components for nuclear power plants
  • PMP certificate is preferred but not required
  • Ability to provide strategic vision as well as demonstrate success in helping drive the business.
  • Experience with MS Project or Primavera is an asset.
  • Must be proficient Project Management (PMBOK)
  • Must be proficient in English, both written and verbal.
  • A second or more foreign language(s) will viewed as a plus


Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting

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