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Senior Human Factors Engineer

  1. Mississauga
  2. Nuclear
R-107948

Senior Human Factors Engineer

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 truly a global leader in its field and has been chosen to design and build some of the most prestigious projects in the world.

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.

As a new member of the Control Centre engineering department, you will involve with a variety of exciting projects supporting the design and modifications for CANDU and other Nuclear power plants. 

This position is for a Senior professional who is self-motivated and willing to continue to further develop his/her career with experience in nuclear field.

A Senior Human Factors Engineer/Designer (HFE) is required to provide specialized human factors and cognitive science analysis, design and evaluation services to projects involving new designs and/or enhancements to CANDU plants.

Location – Mississauga, ON

Your role within the team:

Duties will be carried out independently and can also include supervision and leading of a team of other engineers. Duties will include the following:

  • Perform engineering work following AtkinsRéalis/Candu Energy procedures and QA programs, and applicable codes, standards, and regulatory requirements.
  • Provide support to plant facility system design engineers to integrate human factors into design modifications or new projects.
  • Identify the need and preparation of the human factors engineering program plans, summary report, V&V plan, and design guides and procedures.
  • Perform and document human factors analyses, e.g., function and task analyses.
  • Development of computerized displays and conventional panel human-system interfaces, e.g., meters and control devices.
  • Lead human factors verification and validation activities.
  • Participate in discussions with facility design engineers, CANDU utility staff.
  • Perform control centre design activities such as preparing Design Guides, preparing specifications for Human System Interface (HSI), preparation of detailed drawings (e.g., nameplate details) for control panels, work with vendors to ensure compliance with procedures and standard design, etc.
  • Perform specialized technical reviews (in the area of Human Factors) for project documentation to ensure Human factors scope is adequately addressed.
  • Provide technical guidance and leadership to junior and assistant engineers/designers.
  • Supervise and coordinate and review the work of junior and assistant engineers/designers; prepare estimates and monitor schedules and assign work to meet completion dates.
  • Coordinate HF work scope for major projects, including definition of work scope, communicating client requirements, monitoring and reporting progress.
  • Manage assigned work effectively, including prioritizing, executing, managing schedule and budget, and reporting, to meet project goals.
  • Interface with various engineering disciplines, suppliers, and other areas of the company.

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:

  • Relevant Honors degree from a university of recognized standing in engineering, psychology or computer science, specializing in human factors (e.g., course work in human factors methods, perception/cognition, statistical analysis of behavioral data, workspace/equipment layout, human-computer interaction) or equivalent.
  • 10-15 years’ experience in the application of human factors to engineering design and development processes in process control or related industries, experience in the nuclear industry is preferred; and a Master’s degree in Human Factors would be desirable;
  • Demonstrate excellent technical skills and problem-solving capabilities and be able to seek practical solutions to human factors problems in design and operation (e.g., procedures).
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Willing to become a Nuclear Energy Worker (NEW)
  • Preference for eligibility to be registered as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario

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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