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Facility Manager

  1. Mississauga
  1. Nuclear


Position Title:  Manager, Nuclear Facilities

Unit:  Manufacturing and Materials Management (MMM)

Site:  Sheridan Park

B/C.   Purpose Statement/Essential Responsibilities

The Manager, Nuclear Facilities, is the designated Facility Authority responsible and accountable to the General Manager – Manufacturing and Materials Management, and is considered the License Holder for the SP3 and Montecorte Facilities.  The Manager is responsible for:

  • The overall safe operation and use of the SP3 and Montecorte Facilities
  • Official contact with the regulatory authorities, most notably the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC), in all matters related to the operation of the Facilities
  • Ensuring adherence to all Compliance Programs directly related to the SP3 and Montecorte Facilities
  • Maintenance of facility systems and infrastructure which support the day to day operations of the Facilities
  • Staffing of positions directly assigned to the Facilities
  • Training and development of staff directly assigned to the Facilities
  • Reporting of reportable events
  • Implementation of and adherence to all quality programs related to activities conducted in the Facilities
  • Must be able to take charge in emergency situations and act as delegate Officer in Charge if required

    D.  Performance Factors/Deliverables


  • Must have excellent leadership skills: a proven ability to synthesize and organize the contribution and creative inputs of others, ability to motivate and develop people and delegate authority while instilling commitment to objectives
  • Must be able to develop and sustain a strong safety culture.  Must be responsive to the physical, social and political environments and be responsive to attitudes and developments related to safety culture
  • Must be knowledgeable of nuclear management processes and standards as well as licensing requirements and regulations applicable to the operation of nuclear facilities
  • Must provide leadership and guidance to various teams and to senior management on issues related to the operation of the Facilities
  • Must be capable of managing a cross-functional and cross-disciplinary team involved in various projects and various initiatives simultaneously
  • Superior project management and organizational skills and ability to deliver on schedule and meet requirements
  • Must have advanced technical, planning, financial and human resource management competencies
  • Understanding of the radiation protection and decontamination processes
  • Understanding of domestic and international shipping processes including Transportation of Radioactive Material (RAMT) requirements
  • Knowledge of how to complete cost/benefit analysis and understanding of the impact of decisions on future facilities and future projects
  • Over 10 years of combined technical, supervision and management experience in a nuclear facility, project environment, tooling development or field services


  • The Manager interacts with various Program Authorities on matters associated with the SP3 and Montecorte Facilities.  Also interacts with many support functions within Candu Energy related to the operation of the Facilities
  • The Manager is the official contact with the regulatory authority, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)
  • Lead team meetings to evaluate progress of activities and ensure compliance to the overall plan
  • Must be a skilful communicator and be able to inspire confidence and trust across a broad range of diverse workers
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills in order to communicate with senior management, direct reports, colleagues and various clients

Fostering Relationships

  • Must be able to apply influence outside own line authority to achieve objectives
  • Establish, maintain and promote effective relationships at first line of customer contact and line-management levels
  • Maintain and promote effective relationships with suppliers and sub-contractors
  • Build a strong alliance with various departments within at Sheridan Park in order to maintain consistent practices and processes across the facilities
  • Strong customer relations ability and cultural sensitivity

Contribution to Business Performance

  • Manages two of the companies major business assets, SP3 and Montecorte
  • Must be able to manage a significant budget
  • Identify and implement process improvement opportunities
  • Devise and implement new methods to increase productivity by constantly reviewing plan effectiveness
  • Influencing, facilitating, directing and supporting the communication of lessons learned and operational experience
  • Provide lessons learned input into the decisions regarding facilities operation

Resource Management

  • Review staffing plans and forecasts to ensure appropriate staffing levels to meet project and client needs
  • Assign staff based on skill level and ability to perform the work required
  • Build and motivate teams

Role Complexity

  • Must demonstrate sound judgment and critical decision making skills with respect to:
    • the management of risk associated with nuclear hazards
    • business management
    • and, legal liabilities
  • Direct various departments whose staff is assignment from multiple internal departments and suppliers
  • Negotiate staffing assignments with other departments who have conflicting priorities
  • Ensure all work undertaken meets safety, quality, schedule and budget requirements

Work Characteristics

  • At times, work is conducted in the facilities on a rotating shift basis and the Manager must be available for consultation during these hours
  • May require occasional travel to project sites and client locations
  • The work is performed in a performance-based environment, typically to meet project schedule deadlines
  • Extended hours are required

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 SNC-Lavalin’s accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process.

Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients in oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies

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