Dimensional Inspector

Requisition Number:  17146
Company:  W Electric Canada Inc

Peterborough, CA

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.


Dimensional Inspector – Peterborough, Ontario, Canada (Onsite)

No relocation assistance available for this position.


About the Opportunity


Westinghouse Electric Canada is a leading supplier of custom equipment, process systems and engineering consultant services for the Nuclear industry in Canada.  The successful candidate will join an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions.


The Dimensional Inspector performs dimensional /visual inspections of manufactured parts and assemblies at our facility in Peterborough, Ontario. This position requires someone to be onsite Monday to Thursday from 4:00 pm to 2:30 am.


What will you do?

Your day to day: 

  • Perform dimensional/visual inspection of manufactured parts and assemblies
  • Read and Interpret drawings 
  • Perform calibration on both company and employee owned tools
  • Perform other duties as required.


What will you bring?

Who you are: 


  • High school diploma or GED, and post-secondary technical education
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar trade, including:
    • Experience with standard metrology equipment (e.g. verniers, dial indicators, gauge blocks)
    • Technical or manufacturing experience and knowledge of manufacturing procedures and processes for shop fabrication (e.g. machining, welding, assembly)
    • Knowledge of and experience in application of the following for manufacturing custom designed components and equipment N299 series, ISO-9001, or similar.
  • Knowledge of CMM use
  • Computer literacy and proficiency in various software packages ( e.g. Microsoft word, Excel,)      
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to prepare objective reports and documentation
  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication abilities.
  • Interest in developing technical skills through both internal and external training.
  • Exceptional organizational abilities with task prioritization, multi-tasking, use of timelines and time management techniques
  • Must be able to work with little supervision and fast-paces environment: must be self-directed
  • Required to use PPE
  • Available to work onsite Monday to Thursday from 4:00 pm to 2:30 am
  • Ability to pass Annual eye examination for, near distance visual acuity, colour differentiation
  • Possession of valid Driver’s License 


Preferred Additional Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of and experience in application of the following quality standards for manufacturing low volume, custom designed components and equipment:
  • CSA N299 series
  • CSA N285.0, B51
  • ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Section III, VIII
  • ASME NQA-1
  • Experience with CMM and FARO Arm equipment
  • Experience and/or background in geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Knowledge of application of non-destructive examination (NDE) processes and various inspection equipment as applicable to high quality custom fabrications and pressure retaining equipment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication abilities
  • Problem solving skills and a creative yet methodical approach


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



Why Westinghouse?

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 http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.

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