Senior Project Manager

Requisition Number:  13428
Company:  W Electric Canada Inc

Burlington, ON, CA, L7L 0E6

At Westinghouse, innovation is in our DNA.  We are creative. We think differently. We reimagine the possible across the nuclear industry every day. We continuously work towards providing cutting-edge products and services that are not only needed for today, but for our tomorrow.


Yet, thinking differently must go beyond our technical applications and products. We must incorporate innovation into all aspects of our business. In doing so, we can drive greater efficiency, create greater growth and strengthen our culture.


One area where innovative thinking can be impactful is sustainability. Protecting our planet and restoring our earth are not abstract concepts because of the carbon-free technology our teams create and deploy.  From the efficient and economical AP1000 nuclear plant to the new eVinci micro-reactor for remote energy applications, we are leading the way with the development of new nuclear technologies that will enable us to share the benefits of this reliable, clean, safe and economical source of energy for generations to come.


Focused on our customers’ success, Westinghouse is committed to delivering innovative nuclear energy solutions by leveraging our global insights, CANDU expertise, collaborative mindset, and best-in-class technology. We are proud to play a key role in accelerating Canada’s energy sustainability and achieving its net-zero goals.


Fueled by a team of more than 200 experts in 6 offices across Canada, we have been advancing the art and science of nuclear power plant design and operations for more than 60 years.  When it comes to operating nuclear power plants, utilities need a partner that understands what it takes to maximize safety, performance, and longevity. Westinghouse is the proven choice for end-to-end services and technologies from fuel manufacturing through to decommissioning and waste management.


The Senior Project Manager will manage projects within OMS project execution and delivery organization in support if CANDU operating plants.


This opportunity is eligible for a hybrid/mobile working arrangement (~2 - 3 days per week in the Burlington, ON office). 


Your Day to Day:

  • Responsible for all project management processes for moderate to high complexity projects or a portfolio of lower complexity projects, leading medium-sized teams (average 10-30 team members).  Support proposal process for upcoming opportunities, as assigned
  • Oversee the development of cost estimates and offers for operating plants support and modifications.  Support and/or drive customer negotiations
  • Complete all aspects of planning process including authoring project management plans and developing scope, schedule, and cost baselines as well as risk and stakeholder registers per Westinghouse Project Management Requirements (WPMR).
  • Manage and interpret all aspects of project, including scope, schedule, cost, risk, procurement, quality, resources, communications and stakeholders.  Interpret and transmit project/contract requirements and subsequent changes to functional groups following an integrated change management process.  Coordinate project communications ensuring team, customer and all stakeholders are kept informed of status.  Develop or oversee project records in standard databases, systems and procedures to ensure efficient handling and transmission of project correspondence and documentation internally and externally.
  • Properly close projects 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.
  • Use interpersonal skills to cultivate positive relationships with team, customer and other stakeholders (e.g. internal management) in a matrix environment to facilitate successful project completion as well as identify opportunities for additional business growth.
  • Identify, assess and implement improvement or recovery opportunities that will promote successful project delivery.
  • Use and support Westinghouse project management systems and controls for various projects assuring senior management is provided up-to-date and accurate reports of each project status.
  • Analyze contract requirements and assist in developing project-specific deliverables to enable successful project implementation, to enhance customer relations and increase/maintain profit margin.
  • Support financial planning through accurately forecasting spending on assigned projects.
  • A successful candidate will be highly motivated, willing to take ownership of challenges and customer focused.
  • Individuals with familiarity with the commercial nuclear industry, global work experience and business acumen are preferred.
  • Ensure a uniform Westinghouse approach to CANDU customers

Who You Are:  

  • Bachelor’s degree. Applicable disciplines are Project Management, Engineering, Business or related technical discipline
    • Advanced degree in Project Management, Engineering or Business preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as project manager leading and directing low to moderate complexity projects to successful completion (3 years of project management and 2 years of experience in a technical leadership role may be considered)
  • PMP, P.Eng (as applicable)
  • Knowledge of the CSA quality standards (N299, N285 etc.)


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 Canada the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations, Flextime, Sick/Personal and Holidays
  • We encourage healthy work-life balance and offer flexible schedules and with the potential to work from anywhere in Canada
  • We pay 100% of the medical/dental/vision insurance premiums for you and your family
  • Incredible opportunity for growth in an innovation driven, global company
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral and Recognition 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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