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Junior Reactor Physicist

  1. Mississauga
  2. Nuclear
R-116660

Junior Reactor Physicist

Are you looking for a company that works on major engineering projects all over the world? Do you want to make a difference by improving the daily lives of communities worldwide? Are you seeking to join an inclusive and diverse team that you can truly count on? You’ve come to the right place!

Come join us in reshaping the future with AtkinsRéalis. AtkinsRéalis is dedicated in engineering a better future for our planet and its people.

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.

The department of Reactor Core Physics at AtkinsRéalis/Candu Energy is engaged in design and analysis work to support the design of new CANDU Nuclear Power Plants as well as supporting the operation and safety of the existing domestic and international CANDU plants. The junior reactor physicist will work under senior staff to perform technical analysis using up-to-date reactor physics codes, such as WIMS, DRAGON, RFSP and MCNP. 

Location – Mississauga, ON

Your role within the team:

The candidates are expected to acquire basic technical skills through on-the-job-training, and ready to take on various technical tasks within a short period of time, this includes but not limited to:

  • Perform reactor physics analyses in support of the design, reactor operation and safety.
  • Prepare inputs for computer codes and run reactor physics computer codes, consistent with cases to be analyzed.
  • Collate results from different analyses.
  • Document analyses in technical notes and reports, and present results at meetings.
  • Develop/adapt/modify FORTRAN computer codes as required for specific applications, e.g., to implement new methods or perform new types of calculations.

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:

  • A Relevant honors degree from a university of recognized standing in Physics or Nuclear Engineering or equivalent; reactor physics experience and/or background is a strong asset.
  • Minimum 2-3 years of relevant experience,
  • Must be conversant with computer environments; proficiency in both Linux and WINDOWS environments is a strong asset.
  • Proficiency in computer programming, especially FORTRAN, is desirable.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and be flexible, i.e., must be able to perform varied work assignments effectively and respond quickly to changing project needs.
  • Ability to show initiative while working in a team environment.
  • Ability to work to budget and schedule.
  • Must be willing to travel occasionally to participate in meetings and workshops.
  • Full commitment to working in a formal QA environment.

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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