Jnr Mechanical Engineer/Analyst

Requisition Number:  7267
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.


Junior Mechanical Engineer/Analyst - Peterborough, Canada - (EIT working towards their P.Eng.)


Your Day-to-Day:

  • Provide input and support the development of conceptual/detailed equipment designs as they progress through a structured design process 
  • Perform both classical hand calculations and analysis (including FEA) to qualify systems and/or components against applicable codes & standards
  • Read and interpret technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports
  • Prepare clear and concise design reports and technical specifications
  • Perform Engineering Quality evaluation of materials and components in accordance with the CSA N299 program 
  • Drive innovation and new methods in the development of new technologies and nuclear systems
  • Support resolution of issues throughout design, manufacture and testing of systems and/or components 

Who You Are:

As a successful candidate, you will bring the following to the team:

  • Engineer in Training (EIT) eligible for Professional Engineering license through the  Professional Engineers Ontario (Mechanical or Mechatronic Engineering)
  • 1 to 3 years of relevant experience (internship experience will be considered)
  • Experience or understanding of conceptual design development, ideally with design reviews and engineering change control processes
  • Experience or understanding of equipment substantiation, typically: steel structures, hoisting/lifting systems, mechanical drive/positioning systems or power/processing systems
  • Experience or understanding of manufacturing techniques, welding procedures or specifications and associated inspection techniques
  • Experience working within 3D CAD systems such as Solid Works or Autodesk Inventor
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and comfortable leading meetings and delivering presentations
  • 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, ideally specialized tooling and remote handling equipment
  • Experience with software such as Solid Works, Autodesk Inventor and ANSYS(FEA)
  • Experience in pressure retaining systems to CSA and ASME design codes
  • Experience interfacing with customer representatives and also providing oversight of vendors 
  • Experience with radiological shielding design and/or equipment

Primary Location
Peterborough, Ontario, Canada


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
  • Registered Retirement 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 http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.

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