Canadian SIF Engineering Project Manager

Requisition Number:  17150
Company:  W Electric Canada Inc

Toronto, ON, CA, M5J 2S1

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.


This Senior Project Management level position provides direct support and project management in the design, development and implementation of projects within the Component and Equipment Handling Functional Group of the eVinci Program. The successful individual must be able to manage high complexity, multiple projects, lead multi-disciplinary teams and continuously monitor progress with milestones and autonomy. This position works closely with project functional managers in recommending project goals and analyzing the status of projects. The senior project manager is responsible for ensuring the timely creation, and maintenance of master project schedules, along with Program reporting requirements and processes. to ensure project and reports for multiple projects, where required. Position requires the effective management of and integrated project team with 10 or more members.


This opportunity will be based out of our Burlington, Ontario office.  This position will be eligible for a hybrid/mobile working arrangement (~2 - 3 days per week in the Burlington office).


Your Day to Day:

  • Ownership of project lifecycles from proposal through to implementation including initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling and close-out. Define and initiate projects and assign and/or obtain project managers to manage cost, schedule and performance of component projects, while working to ensure the ultimate success and acceptance of the program. Oversee and direct the authoring of project plans including developing scope, schedule, and cost baselines.  Analyze needs and develop project performance metrics.
  • Determine methods and resources needed to achieve project goals and develops a detailed work (project) plan (when required) which includes definition scope, staffing and financial resource allocation, priorities and target dates. Monitors progress and ensures timelines are met at major milestones.
  • Balance and manage competing project constraints including scope, quality, schedule, budget, resources and risks. Ownership and continuous development of project management procedures and practices including review of “lessons learned” and implementation of required corrective actions.
  • Align stakeholder (e.g.  team, customer, suppliers, Westinghouse in-country representation, etc.)  expectations to achieve overall acceptance of program objectives.  Recognize the dynamic human aspects of each program stakeholder's expectations and manage accordingly.  Effectively communicate program interdependencies and requirements, identify and mitigate risks, and resolve conflicts and issues.
  • Serve as single representative to customer, consultants, constructor and Westinghouse business areas in support of project. Interpret and transmit contract requirements, and subsequent changes, to functional groups. Integrate project’s objectives and actions through participation with other project groups in matters of common concern.
  • 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.
  • Seek opportunities and implement continuous improvements to enhance project performance.
  • Occasional travel required.
  • All other duties as assigned. 


Who You Are:

  • College Diploma or University Degree in related discipline.
    • Applicable disciplines are Project Management, Engineering, Business, Construction Management or related technical discipline
    • PMI CAPM or PMP Certification or other equivalent project management certification completed or in progress.
      • Member in good standing with the Project Management Institute (PMI).
  • Minimum 5 years’ relevant experience in design engineering environment. 
  • Ability to provide strategic vision as well as demonstrated success in helping drive projects and the business. 
  • Experience with MS Project, Primavera, and scheduling is an asset.
  • Experience with review and approval of customer invoices is an asset. 
  • Required Competencies:
    • Prior experience leading interdisciplinary teams from conceptual development through to site deployment
    • Proficient in Microsoft Suite
    • Proficient Project Management (PMBOK)
    • Change Management
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
    • Results Driven
    • Employee Development 
    • Innovative 
    • Planning and Organization
    • Strategic Thinking 
    • Enthusiastic and engaged team member 
    • Must be proficient in English, both written and verbal.


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

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