Mechanical Design Engineer

Requisition Number:  7720
Company:  W Electric Canada Inc

Burlington, ON, CA, L7L 0E6

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.


Westinghouse Electric Canada is a leading supplier of custom, first of a kind equipment, process systems and engineering services for the nuclear industry, globally.  We offer complete design services from specification to execution.  As part of our growing team, the successful candidate will be responsible, for the design of mechanical systems and/or components both in the traditional nuclear market and in new initiatives to develop nuclear technology and future nuclear-powered systems.

What Will You Do

•    Providing input and direction to the development of conceptual/detailed equipment designs as they progress through a structured design process 
•    Providing technical oversight and mentoring of more junior members of the Engineering team
•    Performing both classical hand calculations and analysis (including FEA) to qualify systems and/or components against applicable codes & standards
•    Preparing clear and concise design reports and technical specifications.
•    Reviewing, approving and sealing design reports, technical documentation and drawings
•    Driving innovation and new methods in the development of new technologies and nuclear systems
•    Collaborating globally within the Westinghouse Engineering framework alongside SMEs and nuclear specialists 
•    Supporting resolution of issues throughout design, manufacture and testing of systems and/or components 

 What will you bring?

•    Licensed P.Eng. member of Professional Engineers Ontario (Mechanical Engineering)
•    5+ years of relevant experience
•    Extensive experience in conceptual design development, design reviews and engineering change control processes. 
•    Experience in the design/building of custom equipment typically: robotics, electro-mechanical systems.
•    Experience working within 3D CAD systems 
•    Thorough understanding of manufacturing techniques, welding procedures or specifications and associated inspection techniques. 
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills and comfortable leading meetings and giving presentations002E
•    Strong interpersonal skills, experience working effectively in a team environment.
•    Application of the relevant codes and standards applicable to the design of nuclear components and systems including specialized tooling and remote handling equipment
•    Experience with software such as Solidworks, Autodesk Inventor and ANSYS(FEA)
•    Experience interfacing with customer representatives and also providing oversight of vendors
•    Experience with designing ruggedized tooling for harsh environments

What will you get?

Westinghouse is a firm believer in fostering a workplace that is powered by inclusive leaders, teams and culture.  This commitment separates us as a leader in our industry and differentiates from our competition. You will be working closely with global leaders who will support your development through coaching and managing opportunities. Together, and using the talents of our employees, 

will advance technology and services to power a clean, carbon-free future.

This is a challenging position that will e a solid technical background.  Strong interpersonal and communication abilities are essential to be successful in our team-based environment.  You will possess problem solving skills and a creative yet methodical approach.


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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