Manager, Canada Advanced Reactor Licensing

Requisition Number:  8012
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.


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.


Advanced Reactors Canada Licensing Manager – Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Remote work arrangement available)


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 report to the Sr Director, Advanced Reactors Engineering & Licensing and join an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions. The general job functions are:

  • Technical Leadership: Manage interfaces with the CNSC in the licensing of Westinghouse Advanced Reactors with a focus on the eVinci microreactor.  The position will coordinate the Vendor Design Review activities interfacing with the design engineering and US licensing teams and the CNSC.  Will lead discussions with the regulator and Canadian customers. 
  • Financial Excellence: Develop Direct overall work scope estimates and manage cost and schedule to meet project requirements.
  • Customer Value: Proactively seek, develop and implement initiatives to cost effectively achieve goals and ensure customer satisfaction. Interact directly with program management to ensure project needs and milestones are achieved. 
  • Talent Development: Promote and enable professional and technical development of direct line engineering staff.  Ensure talent utilization objectives are achieved.


What will you do?

Your day to day: 

  • Implement standards contained in Westinghouse "Codes of Business Ethics & Conduct."  Ensure that all employees reporting to this position are informed about the standards and related policies, and enforce them within this supervised activity.
  • Define, develop and introduce goals and objectives for the Westinghouse team to support commercialization objectives set for the eVinci microreactor.  The position will be responsible to develop strategies to successfully license the eVinci microreactor in Canada and develop work scopes for the group that support those strategies.
  • Maintain oversight of group operations, anticipate and direct timely and effective responses to problems. 
  • Develop and implement staffing plans through direct hiring as well as assignment of matrix resources to meet group objerctives.
  • Promote independent actions of staff to improve operations and customer relations.  Interface with Canada customers in support of gaining contracts in Canada and implement successful licensing of the eVinci technology.
  • Manage technological and engineering methods and/or applications to incorporate improvements, regulatory driven updates, and requirements specific to the eVinci project.
  • Support communication of overall project progress working directly with project management.
  • Direct or participate in preparation of proposals, provide technical leadership and initiate actions to ensure customer satisfaction while protecting interests of Westinghouse.
  • Consult with other internal functions to provide advance information on potential business opportunities and collaborate in efforts to win contracts.
  • Resource responsibility for 2-4 direct reports with large teams of matrix reports supporting goals and objectives.


What will you bring?

Who you are: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering. 
  • 10 years of experience – relevant experience in nuclear plant licensing, design, testing, procurement, manufacturing, installation, startup and vendor oversight.
  • Broad knowledge of engineering principles and techniques and applications in area of specialization. 
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in managing major engineering projects and large, skilled and diverse staff.
  • Consistent demonstration of driving for results.
  • Demonstrate ability to formulate strategy
  • Resource and talent management
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated successful project management skills in effectively estimating, planning and executing significantly complex projects/programs
  • Strong communication skills and a proven history of managing and effectively leading multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams and interfacing with multiple functional groups.
  • Collaborates cross-functionally, as well as upstream and downstream, to create alignment and ensure work is done right the first time.
  • Build consultative relationships with customer, operations, maintenance and engineering decision-makers to enhance


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

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