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Technical Engineering Manager – Reactivity Control Units

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Mississauga

R-115936

Technical Engineering Manager – Reactivity Control Units

AtkinsRéalis is one of Canada's largest private sector nuclear engineering groups. We have been providing a wide range of services to the nuclear industry in Canada and around the world since for more than 60 years. We are proud to be the steward of Canadian CANDU nuclear technology.

Candu Energy Inc. is a leading full-service nuclear technology company providing nuclear power reactors and nuclear products and services to customers worldwide. Our 1,400 highly skilled employees design and deliver state-of-the-art CANDU® reactors, carry out life extension projects, provide plant life management programs and tools, and offer operation and maintenance services for existing nuclear power stations.

This role is based out of the Candu Energy Inc. home office in Mississauga, Ontario. Reporting to the Director of Reactor Components and Mechanical Engineering Division, the Technical Engineering Manager – Reactivity Control Units will be assigned to work on a new large CANDU design project and will laterally report to the Project Technical Director (PTD).

Technical Engineering Manager – Reactivity Control Units will be responsible for all aspects of engineering, as it relates to design engineering of reactivity control units for the assigned project.

Your role within the team:

Technical Engineering Manager – Reactivity Control Units will have the following responsibilities:

  • Providing technical leadership in Reactivity Control Units design engineering including the preparation of the technical specifications, drawings, design specifications, bill of materials, and design certifications.
  • Providing technical expertise on code and standard requirements such as CSA N285 and ASME Section III Division 1 pressure boundary requirements.
  • Responsible for developing project scope and deliverable definition in compliance with the governing contract documents, quality requirements for the project and any additional customer requirements.
  • Making decision/recommendation with respect to resourcing requirements on the project and work with the relevant functional managers who will assign the engineering resources.
  • Developing and implementing strategies for out-sourcing engineering scope within their scope of responsibility with business partners within and outside AtkinsRéalis.
  • Ensuring that an appropriate combination of skills and experience is maintained within the project to be able to provide technical leadership and specialized expertise as required to support the project.
  • Making recommendations on human resource issues and effectively manage and resolve work performance problems as they relate to the project. Providing technical staff with clear expectations and performance measures, meaningful feedback, and recognizing and rewarding achievements.
  • Providing feedback and recommendation regarding technical staff performance to functional home.
  • Supporting functional managers in mentoring, training, developing, motivating, coaching, and evaluating the performance of the staff.
  • Fostering a good working relationship with staff, and managers in the Reactor Components and Mechanical Engineering Divisions as well as other Divisions.
  • Working with the Project Manager (PM) to plan the work, ensuring resource availability and allocation, assigning tasks and progress reporting against deliverables.
  • Reviewing and approving project related documents/drawings and ensuring technical work are performed in accordance with applicable codes and standards and company quality assurance manual.
  • Ensuring that the activities are executed in accordance with the specified requirements on-time and within budget.
  • Interfacing with internal and external customers and stakeholders to establish the priorities and ensure leads and staff are working on the prioritized scope of work.
  • Provide strong leadership within the project team, and within the company for aspects related to Reactivity Control Units engineering.
  • Interfacing with the national regulatory bodies (CNSC and TSSA) and international regulatory bodies such as KINS ISCIR, CNCAN, etc.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with clients, partners, suppliers, and project stakeholders.
  • Raising scope changes (either requested by the client or discovered internally due to technical findings) and critical issues to the PTD, PM, Director of the Reactor Division and relevant functional managers.
  • Lead assigned engineers to find solutions for the technical issues.  If needed, engage additional help from Functional Engineering to seek issue resolution.

Why choose AtkinsRéalis as an employer?

Because we offer:

  • The opportunity to work on various major projects for internal and external clients.
  • An exciting environment where work-life balance is important.
  • A wide array of learning and development opportunities.
  • Competitive pay, flexible benefits, an employee share plan, and a defined contribution pension plan.
  • A work environment focused on health and safety.

 The ideal candidate:

  • University bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent, with a minimum of 10 years technical experience in the CANDU Reactor field.
  • Overall understanding of the CANDU reactor design.
  • Knowledgeable in CANDU reactor reactivity control units.
  • Demonstrated skills in the leadership of a highly technical group.
  • Demonstrated people skills to interact with external clients and organizations.
  • Ability to resolve technical issues.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Understanding of quality assurance manuals and procedures.
  • Knowledge of reconciliation and registration processes is preferred.
  • Familiarity with CSA N285/ASME Section III pressure boundary design.
  • Qualification in ASME III appendix XXIII is beneficial.
  • Experienced in stress analysis and FEA methods alongside other design activities.
  • Knowledge in finite element analysis techniques and codes such as ANSYS, LS-DYNA will be beneficial.
  • Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario (or eligible for registration).
  • Good time management skills.
  • Willing to visit project site to meet project and operational needs.

Are you up for this challenge? Apply today and join our team to help engineer a Better Future for our Planet and its People.

At AtkinsRéalis, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds, and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion, or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.  
 

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Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Successful applicants will be notified about AtkinsRéalis’ accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process.

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