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Project Manager, Nuclear Island Engineering

  1. Mississauga, Pickering
R-114832

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Project Manager, Nuclear Island Engineering

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

CANDU Energy 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 and to apply our extensive knowledge to service the BWR/PWR market.  Our expertise includes Nuclear Steam Plant (NSP) engineering, Balance of Plant (BOP) engineering, Plant Life Management and Extension, Retube Tooling Systems, Inspection and Maintenance Services, Steam Generator Replacement, Plant Equipment Refurbishment and Retrofits.

AtkinsRéalis is supporting a nuclear new build small modular reactor (SMR), the first of its kind built in the western hemisphere, and due to be on the grid by the end of this decade. We are looking for a talented Project Manager with an engineering background and new build experience to join our growing team and to be part of this exciting project.

The Project Manager will report to the Project Director (for major contributor projects) or the General Manager and will be responsible for all aspects of engineering, procurement and construction delivery on a Nuclear New Build project.  This role will require leadership of assigned project team members, and will be responsible for developing work execution plans, assignment of or recruitment of project team members, development of overall work breakdown structure (WBS), project deliverables, organizational chart, budget, schedule, subcontract and supplier strategy, risk management, project forecast and people forecasting and leveling (PFL) for the project.  

A project manager is expected to have experience in project delivery and project execution methodology including an understanding of engineering, procurement, construction, contract management and project controls principles.

Location – Mississauga, ON

Your role within the team:

  • Assemble a project team through recruiting, interviewing, and/or selecting staff with appropriate skills and establishing training and development programs suitable for the work. This generally requires close coordination with functional managers from various functions (engineering, project controls, safety, quality, etc.) and in some cases with JV partner companies.
  • Responsible for leading meetings, taking and resolving actions, and producing minutes of meetings.
  • Develop project scope and deliverable definition in compliance with the governing contract documents, quality requirements for the project, and any additional customer requirements.
  • Manage contract including scope & change control, requirements management, subcontractor and supplier management, and governance for any flow-down requirements from the parent contract to subs and vendors.
  • Ensure all aspects of nuclear and industrial safety including adherence with corporate and customer safety programs, development and enforcement of necessary training and requirements, adherence to corrective action programs, and enforcement of performance standards for all of the above.
  • Apply appropriate key performance indicators to monitor project health and performance and establish rigorous reporting protocols that meet all requirements of the contract, corporate standards, and project-specific oversight as established by senior management or customer.
  • Ensure all project activities are performed in accordance with corporate standards of ethical compliance, cyber-security, import-export regulations, intellectual property protections, and security clearance protocols.
  • Ensure project procurement and subcontract management including subcontractor and supplier oversight, invoicing, accruals, and supply chain strategies are aligned with risk management, quality requirements, schedule, and budget considerations and overall performance standards commensurate with the project and customer requirements.
  • Accountable for project controls methodology with respect to planning and scheduling, baseline management, cost control, budgeting, cash flow, invoicing, cost and revenue forecasting, and resource management.
  • Develop and implement detailed project execution plans and monitoring their execution through comprehensive reporting to clients and senior management.
  • Accountable for rigorous risk analysis in accordance with corporate standards and application of industry best practice including Monte Carlo methodology and contingency draw-down curves.
  • Form and maintain relationships with clients, partners, suppliers, and project stakeholders.
  • Ensure all formal approvals for project bids, changes, and settlements are prepared and approved in accordance with corporate Level of Authority (LoA) procedures.
  • Approval of hours of work (e.g., timesheet approvals, overtime approvals, vacation authorization) for assigned scope/project in accordance with company policies, project policies, and any applicable collective agreements.
  • Approval of Purchase Orders and Project Change Orders within the company or project tiered limits of authority – frequently one of several required approvals.
  • Authorized to represent Company to client or suppliers with respect to project work and has signing authority for project correspondence, invoices, work orders, etc., subject to company limits of authority.
  • Prepare and manage budgets and accountability for assigned scope/project performance.
  • Responsible for regular formal reporting to senior internal and client management stakeholders.
  • Provide feedback and effective recommendations into functional performance review processes.
  • Provide feedback and effective recommendations into functional hire/fire/discipline processes.
  • Make effective decision/recommendation (or responsible for) with respect to resourcing requirements on the project (i.e., hiring and firing within the project).
  • Make effective decision/recommendations on (or responsible for) human resource issues and effectively manage and resolve work performance problems as they relate to the project.
  • Provide day-to-day interpretation and application of the negotiated agreements with bargaining agents as they affect the rights, obligations, and working conditions of employees.
  • Support the proposal process for similar new work including helping drive proposal deadlines, championing the proposal with the client and through internal review processes.
  • Provide clear expectations and performance measures, meaningful feedback, and recognize and reward achievements.

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:

  • 15+ years’ experience supporting various types of projects including engineering services and/or new build construction projects.
  • 10+ years’ experience leading teams is required.
  • Experience on a new build project is an asset (e.g., nuclear, combined cycle).
  • Deep understanding of the design process on mega projects.
  • Ability to manage both technical and management resources.
  • Understanding of nuclear supply chain and materials management principles.
  • Demonstrates ability to build a team and can inspire them to perform and work together towards a common goal.
  • Lead by example and set high standards for Health & Safety and Nuclear Safety Culture.
  • An appreciation of the importance of Quality Assurance Programs and their significance to the nuclear industry.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and customer relationship skills.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings, blueprints, and specifications.
  • Understanding of project delivery methodology including earned value, critical path scheduling, prime contract and subcontract management, procurement and supply chain methodology, and inspection and test plans.
  • Working Knowledge of industrial safety and nuclear safety culture.
  • BSc in Engineering or equivalent is an asset.
  • Masters and/or PMP is an asset.
  • P.Eng or PE certification is an asset.

Necessary Competencies:

  • Demonstrates initiative and decisiveness.
  • Plans and communicates effectively.
  • Seeks and accepts responsibility and accountability.
  • Possesses excellent judgment and can correctly apply skills and knowledge.
  • Performs well under stress.
  • Delegates effectively.
  • Commitment to Safety.
  • Stakeholder Management.
  • Problem Solving.
  • Integrity and Trust.
  • Customer Focus.
  • Team Player, Shares Knowledge.

Required Interfaces:

  • Customers, suppliers, Candu Partners.
  • Department functional managers, JV partner companies.
  • Trades personnel.

 WORK LOCATION(S)

  • Various work locations in both the field and office. Including: Mississauga, ON; Clarington, ON; Ajax, ON

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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05/24/2024

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Ashley, Major Project Director, started his career as a civil and structural engineering apprentice. "It was clear during my studies and working environment that I had a natural tendency to so

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What sets AtkinsRéalis apart? Major projects, unlimited career progression.

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Shailaja Mantha

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