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Nuclear Fuel Services Mechanical Designer/Drafter (6-month Contract) in Peterborough, Ontario

At BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. we are committed to excellence in every business initiative. BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada (BWXT NEC) has achieved an enviable international reputation for excellence in the supply of nuclear fuel and fuel handling systems and service for CANDU reactors in both domestic and international markets. Our success is the result of our commitment to our employees, customers, quality & EHS initiatives.

Mechanical Designer (6-month Contract)

We are looking for a Mechanical Designer (6-month Contract) for our Peterborough, ON location.

BWXT NEC Nuclear Service division is involved in the design, manufacture, development, testing and service of on-power refueling and reactor maintenance tooling sold around the world. Today, BWXT’s equipment is being used in most of the nuclear power plants in Canada. Check out the YouTube video of an innovative product we recently designed and manufactured in partnership with Bruce Power, called the Bruce Reactor Inspection and Maintenance System Channel Access Device. Go to YouTube and search for video: “Bruce Unveils new BRIMS Tool”. There are exceptional opportunities to learn and grow with a career in the nuclear industry in Ontario.

The Peterborough community invites you to take a deep breath, relax and enjoy life. We have an abundance of recreational opportunities, festivals, and entertainment that is fueled by culture, nature and homegrown culinary experiences. Friendly people, inspiring landscapes, rich forest tracts, and incredible lakes are waiting for you in the heart of cottage country. The region is home to 140,000 people (approx. 83,000 in the City of Peterborough) in addition to the charming towns, townships and villages that make up the County. We offer the best of all worlds here and we’d like you to get to know us a bit better. http://peterboroughed.ca/why-peterborough/live/

Role Summary/Purpose:

Participate in the development and drafting of designs for automated and semi-automated equipment.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development and drafting of designs for automated and semi-automated equipment (i.e. piping, machined parts, welded fabrications) using various 2D and 3D CAD software packages (i.e. AutoCAD, Inventor).

  • Work in an Engineering environment with other design personnel and in collaboration with teams of Professional Engineers and Technologists.

  • Produce and update detail part drawings, assembly drawings, layouts, and bills of material.

  • Selection of mechanical components.

  • Assist others on specific projects.

  • Participate in design reviews and occasional customer review meetings, providing resource information and design input.

  • Occasional travel to customer site locations within Ontario.

  • Accountable for cost & schedule on assigned projects.

    Required:

  • Mechanical Engineering Technologist (CET) or equivalent with related mechanical design experience.

  • Experience with 3D parametric CAD software, preferably with Autodesk Inventor.

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and independent decision-making ability.

  • Possess working knowledge of fundamental drafting technique and practice including GD&T.

  • Must communicate and work effectively with others.

  • Knowledge of machining practices and manufacturability constraints.

  • Must be able to multitask and work with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to independently create drawings using various software packages.

    Desired:

  • 8-15 years related experience in design of mechanical systems.

  • Membership in OACETT or other certifying organization.

  • Experience in the nuclear industry.

  • Experience in PDM (product data management) i.e. Vault & Teamwork.

  • Knowledgeable with nuclear EC processes.

We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. embraces diversity of thought, values individuality, encourages new perspectives and provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, a conviction for which a pardon has been granted or a record suspended or any other category protected by federal law.

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