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Senior Probabilistic Safety Analyst (PSA Analyst)

  1. Mississauga
  2. Nuclear
R-107064

Senior Probabilistic Safety Analyst (PSA Analyst)

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.

Your role within the team

The department of Probabilistic Safety Analysis at Atkinsrealis (Candu Energy) is engaged in probabilistic safety analysis (PSA) in support of existing and new CANDU Nuclear Power Plants both domestic and international. The senior PSA analyst will work other junior and senior staff to develop and apply advanced analysis methodologies to perform PSAs and other PSA related safety analyses for existing, refurbishment and new build. These include issues related to hazard identification, Level 1 PSA, Level 2 PSA, Level 3 PSA, seismic, flood and or fire safety assessments, failure mode and effect analyses, internal and external events. The candidates are also expected to be able to develop training material in PSA and review PSA documents. The candidates are expected to have strong analytical and  technical skills in PSA, and be ready to take on various technical tasks within a short period of time, this includes but not limited to:

  • Responsible for probabilistic safety assessments of plant systems especially in the area of internal events, shutdown, internal fire, internal flood and seismic events as well as other external hazards
  • Responsible for conducting reliability systems assessments (process and safety), especially safety systems e.g. emergency core cooling, containment,) balance of plant, and plant operation and safety related systems.
  • Interfacing with clients/projects to assess operational and safety issues and advising on potential solutions.
  • Preparing and/or reviewing work proposals for internal and external clients.
  • Developing risk monitor and generation risk assessments.
  • Knowledge of PSA methodologies, codes and standards (e.g. Canadian, US, IAEA).
  • Developing, plan, schedule, conduct or coordinate detailed phases of the analysis work for a project of large scope.
  • Proposing/developing approaches to be used on safety analysis tasks.
  • Coordinating work with all interfaces including project management, as well as a multidisciplinary analysis team.
  • Supervise the work of staff in a multi-discipline setting and be accountable for the quality of work performed.
  • Provide technical guidance and leadership to engineers at lower grade levels and/or other technical employees
  • Provide positive reinforcement and act proactively to encourage positive relationships and teamwork.
  • Provide technical leadership.
  • Ensuring work is performed consistent with project requirements.

Qualifications:

  • A Relevant degree from a university of recognized standing in Engineering with a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to carry out responsibilities noted above.
  • Excellent knowledge of the CANDU design, including both NSP (especially safety systems) and BOP
  • Broad knowledge of system operation, plant response and understanding of underlying reliability principles.
  • Able to work closely and effectively with the clients in a client/consultant relationship.
  • Proficient in CAFTA suite of computer codes, CFAST and/or RiskSpectrum an asset.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • 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.
  • Proven leadership skills, as technical guidance to assist and supervise analysts , communication skills.
  • Experience in licensing activities would also be an asset.
  • Understanding of light water reactor design and PSAs an asset.
  • 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 walkdowns, meetings and workshops.
  • Eligible for nuclear energy worker (NEW).
  • 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.

About AtkinsRéalis  

Created by the integration of long-standing organizations dating back to 1911, AtkinsRéalis is a world-leading professional services and project management company dedicated to engineering a better future for our planet and its people. We create sustainable solutions that connect people, data and technology to transform the world's infrastructure and energy systems. We deploy global capabilities locally to our clients and deliver unique end-to-end services across the whole life cycle of an asset including consulting, advisory & environmental services, intelligent networks & cybersecurity, design & engineering, procurement, project & construction management, operations & maintenance, decommissioning and capital. The breadth and depth of our capabilities are delivered to clients in key strategic sectors such as Engineering Services, Nuclear, Operations & Maintenance and Capital.

 

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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