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Principle Mechanical Engineer

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 be the primary technical resource in the business, supporting the execution of project deliverables while providing technical leadership, coaching and mentoring to the technical team.

 

Typical Responsibilities include:

  • Providing technical input and oversight to the development of conceptual/detailed equipment designs as they progress through a structured design process.
  • Review/approval of, final drawings, technical specifications, technical reports and analysis such as calculations or computational models.
  • Coaching, mentoring and support of technical development of Engineering team members
  • Performing classical calculations and/or computational analysis with the respective authoring of design reports.
  • Preparing and approving design registration packages for pressure retaining systems and components for CANDU nuclear power plants.
  • Represent the Engineering team in external forums as a subject matter expert on relevant topics
  • Support a culture of collaboration and knowledge growth within the team.
  • Participate in high-level, conceptual discussions related to developing new project opportunities with customers
  • Champion and lead improvement initiatives related the production of Engineering deliverables, including investment and training in state-of-the-art tools and technologies
  • Oversight of typical governance activities as they relate to the Engineering function (e.g. formal design review gates or compliance to code/regulatory requirements)
  • Some travel is required to support customers

 

Required Qualifications/Experience:

  • Licensed P.Eng. member of Professional Engineers Ontario (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Minimum 10+ years of relevant design experience
  • Extensive experience in the substantiation 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.
  • Thorough knowledge of FEA using software such as ANSYS, Ceaser or Autopipe.
  • Experience interfacing with customer representatives and providing oversight of vendors.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and comfortable leading meetings and giving presentations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, experience working effectively in a team environment.

 

Preferred:

  • Application of the relevant codes and standards applicable to the design of nuclear components and systems including specialized tooling and remote handling equipment.
  • Knowledge and experience working to nuclear quality assurance programs that meet the requirements of CAN/CSA-N285.0 or NQA-1.

 

This is a challenging position that will require a solid technical background.  Strong interpersonal and communication abilities are essential to be successful in our team-based environment.  You will possess problem solving skills and a creative yet methodical approach.
 
Primary Location:
Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

Employment opportunities may require access to information which is subject to the export control regulations of the United States. Hiring decisions for such positions are required by law to be made in compliance with these regulations. Applicants for employment opportunities in other countries must be able to meet the comparable export control requirements of that country and of the United States.

Requisition Number:  199
Employee Type:  Professional
Job Family:  Engineering
Company:  W Electric Canada Inc
Employee Class:  Employee
Posted Date: 
Location: 

Toronto, ON, CA, K9J 6X7

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 link http://www.westinghousenuclear.com./careers/ 

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

Keep in mind that only applications completed and submitted via the Westinghouse Careers website will be considered. You can submit your completed application, and also explore other available options, using the following link: link http://www.westinghousenuclear.com/careers/

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Employment opportunities may require access to information which is subject to the export control regulations of the United States. Hiring decisions for such positions are required by law to be made in compliance with these regulations. Applicants for employment opportunities in other countries must be able to meet the comparable export control requirements of that country and of the United States.


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