Field Engineering Manager - Shoreline JV


The Shoreline Power Group is a Joint Venture of Aecon, AECOM and SNC-Lavalin.  Shoreline Power Group will be completing the Fuel Channel and Feeder Replacement (FCFR) project.  The joint venture has been awarded a contract by Bruce Power to execute the Unit 6 FCFR at the Bruce Nuclear Generating Station in Kincardine, Ontario.
This project is part of Bruce Power’s Life Extension Program, which will allow Bruce Power’s CANDU units to continue to operate safely through to 2064, the project is the centerpiece of the Major Component Replacement (MCR) program to replace the main components of the reactor. Unit 6 is the first of six reactors being replaced by Bruce Power through the MCR program.
The scope of work includes the removal and replacement of calandria tubes, pressure tubes, and feeders for Unit 6, as well as construction management and trade labour. Work is scheduled to commence in June 2020, with expected completion in the third quarter of 2022.

Job Responsibilities:

The Field Engineering Manager has overall responsibility for the performance of all project coordinators at the job site, for the following:

  • Lead and mentor the various project coordinator teams by reviewing their current practices and course correcting to best utilize the project coordinator resources to support efficient performance of the work in the field.
  • Review staffing levels and execution models to determine best practices for all PC teams and ensure personnel leadership supports continuous improvement of our PC staff members. 
  • Develop a comprehensive training program for all nuclear project coordinators in the department and modify/maintain these courses as processes change. 
  • Rewrite and revise processes and procedures to maximize efficiency for all project coordinator functions including Construction Work Package generation and execution.
  • Develop new processes for doing business that allow for efficient field changes, implement tablet-based CWPs for field execution and support the site Design (Field) Engineers. 
  • Establish an overall staffing plan that encompasses all nuclear projects and help facilitate moving the right people amongst projects to best develop our key talent and to ensure success of all projects in the nuclear portfolio.
  • Work with Human Resources to create an overall time-phased staffing plan for all nuclear projects to address ramp up and ramp down periods across all projects and ensure mentorship, career progression and personnel development are considered by all projects
  • Work with quality team to simplify procedures and pare down processes to meet minimum code requirements but maximize field efficiency of operation.
  • Implement electronic, tablet-based work Package execution and documentation to move away from paper-based field work packages.
  • Manage relationships with key stakeholders on all nuclear projects, acting as a home office support system for the site field engineering managers
  • Manage relationships with joint venture partner engineering firms and customers in support of site field engineering managers 
  • Travel as necessary
  • Fiscal responsibility for the role and direct reports. 


  • Minimum 15 years experience in Field Engineering/Project Coordination
  • Familiarity with nuclear construction Work packages
  • Familiarity with nuclear safety culture and principles
  • Familiarity with Nuclear QA programs
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to map processes and write procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Familiarity with Microsoft tools including Word, Excel, Powerpoint

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 on boarding 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.

At SNC-Lavalin, 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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