Senior Mechanical Engineer

Requisition Number:  11080

Peterborough, ON, CA, K9J 6X7


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.


Senior Mechanical Engineer, Peterborough, Ontario, hybrid work arrangement available. 


About the Opportunity

As 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?

•    Provide input and direction to the development of conceptual/detailed equipment designs as they progress through a structured design process 
•    Provide technical oversight and mentoring of more junior members of the Engineering team
•    Perform both classical hand calculations and analysis (including FEA) to qualify systems and/or components against applicable codes & standards
•    Prepare clear and concise design reports and technical specifications.
•    Review, approve and seal design reports, technical documentation and drawings
•    Drive innovation and new methods in the development of new technologies and nuclear systems
•    Collaborate globally within the Westinghouse Engineering framework alongside SMEs and nuclear specialists 
•    Support 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
•    Experience in conceptual design development, design reviews and engineering change control processes 
•    Experience in the substantiation of custom equipment typically: steel structures, hoisting/lifting systems, mechanical drive/positioning systems 
•    Experience working within 3D CAD systems and with FEA 
•    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 presentations
•    Strong interpersonal skills, experience working effectively in a team environment



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

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