Lead Engineer

Requisition Number:  2547
Company:  W Electric Canada Inc

Toronto, 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.




Lead Engineer, Nuclear Systems and Engineering Services -

Primary Location

Peterborough, Ontario, Canada


Westinghouse Electric Canada is a supplier of custom equipment, process systems and engineering consultant services for the Nuclear industry in Canada.  As a part of our growing team, the successful candidate will play a critical role in growing the business through creating new Nuclear Systems and Engineering Services for the Canadian market. The successful candidate will also support and improve existing projects by utilizing their Engineering expertise to coach and influence the Engineers and Designers in the business.


Your day to day:

  • Lead the development of new products and services to bring to market.
  • Lead the creation of proposals for Integrated Solutions and Engineering Services in response to Customer requests.
  • Represent the business with Customers and at external forums to demonstrate the capabilities of the business and create growth opportunities.
  • Support a culture of collaboration and knowledge growth within the team and across Westinghouse Globally.
  • Participate in high-level, conceptual discussions related to developing new project opportunities with customers.
  • Some travel is required to support customers.



What you bring:

  • Licensed P.Eng. member of Professional Engineers Ontario (Mechanical and Structural Engineering
  • Minimum 10+ years of relevant CAD and FEA experience in the CanDU industry
  • Thorough knowledge of CanDU operating plants, including reactor components, supporting systems and balance of plant equipment.
  • Extensive experience in the design of custom equipment, typically: steel structures, hoisting systems, mechanical drive/positioning systems and shielded containers.
  • Experienced in pressure retaining systems to CSA and ASME design codes.
  • Experience in conceptual design development, design reviews and engineering change control processes.
  • Experience interfacing with customer representatives and providing oversight of vendors.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and comfortable leading meetings and giving presentations.
  • Knowledge and experience working to nuclear quality assurance programs that meet the requirements of CAN/CSA-N285.0 or NQA-1.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, experience working effectively in a team environment.



This is a challenging, senior level position that will require a solid technical background and extensive experience in the industry.  Strong interpersonal and communication abilities are essential to be successful in our team-based environment. 





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
  • 401(k) 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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