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Senior Mechanical Designer

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.

Senior Mechanical Designer
Job Responsibilities :
Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse 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.
If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, we have multiple opportunities for Senior Mechanical Designers on the WEC Canada in our Peterborough facility.  

Your day to day: 
• Perform requirements capture from customer inquires  and technical specifications
• Develop concept designs
• Undertake preliminary engineering calculations
• Produce and review detailed drawings & bills of materials
• Specify or evaluate appropriate purchased components
• Prepare written technical description, reports and other related documents
• Review and approval of designs and drawings for accuracy, material selection, manufacturability 
• Assessment of project scope of work, delegation of tasks to other designers and relate progress to team as requested
• Knowledge of material properties and the behavior of materials and structures under multiple load combinations
Minimum Requirements :
 
Who you are:
As a successful candidate, you will bring the following to the team:
• Post-secondary education Diploma or Degree from a recognized Mechanical Engineering Technical Program, or have equivalent knowledge and experience in good academic standing
• As a minimum you will be a Design Technologist with at least 10+ years practical experience in the field of mechanical design
 
Experience in the following areas is expected:
• Proficient in the use of 3D solid modeling and 2D drafting (preferably SolidWorks)
• Proficient in the creation of technical documents and specifications
• Knowledge of manufacturing methods and representation of those on drawings and design documents including welding symbols and notations
• Thorough knowledge of drafting principles and standards to enable checking and verification of drawings for compliance to applicable specifications
 
Experience in the following would be advantageous:
• Design and manufacturing of  special purpose equipment for nuclear applications under CSA N299.1
• Knowledge of electrical, pneumatics and hydraulics control systems
• Ability to interpret and apply GD&T
• Welding procedures or specifications and associated inspection techniques such as radiography, NDT or NDE
• Preparation of proposals and project management
• Capability to perform calculations to support design optimization and some exposure or working knowledge of FEA
• Working knowledge of the principles of fluid flow and heat transfer
 
This is a challenging position that will require a solid technical background and as you will be working as part of a team, strong interpersonal and communication abilities including literacy skills are essential. You will possess problem solving skills plus a creative yet methodical approach.

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 Innovatoin
  • 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.

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

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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.

Requisition Number:  225
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/

Get connected with Westinghouse on social media:

Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn| YouTube

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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