Intermediate Mechanical Engineer - Port Elgin office (2 Year Fixed Term)
This position is for a 2-year term, but can be extended or transferred to a permanent position depending on the business or project needs.
SNC-Lavalin is currently looking for an Intermediate Mechanical Engineer to join our engineering team in Port Elgin office.
The anticipated work scopes include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Provide engineering design and modifications for all safety or non-safety related mechanical systems for both Bruce A and Bruce B stations following BP procedures (e.g., BP-PRO-00539, etc.);
- Support BP life extension program;
- Support BP routine operation/maintenance services based on the request;
- Support BP planned or unplanned outages; and
- Provide necessary engineering field services and supports during construction and installation, procurement, commissioning, AFS, closeout, etc.
This position requires an experienced individual who is a self-starter capable of working independently or under the instruction from a senior technical engineer to perform stress analysis, provides engineering design or modification of mechanical systems on various projects, and develop necessary engineering design documentation as required.
The qualified individual will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:
- Perform engineering work following SNC-Lavalin/Candu Energy QA programs, and applicable codes, standards, and regulation requirements;
- Coordinate and interface with client, suppliers, stakeholders and other design disciplines or department to execute assigned engineering work;
- Perform conceptual, preliminary and/or detailed design of CANDU or Nuclear process systems and modifications thereof, including but not limited to thermal-hydraulic analyses and pressure-boundary design;
- Perform analysis, specification, sizing, and selection for various types of process-system components, and produce component related documentation;
- Prepare engineering computations and analyses using applicable software (e.g., FLOWMASTER, NUCIRC, ANSYS, etc.);
- Perform complex engineering tasks with efficiency and accuracy;
- Prepare Design Change Package (DCP) and Design Change Notice (DCN) packages following BP procedures;
- Develop technical documents, such as: engineering drawings, change paper markups, calculations, design/analysis reports, design requirements, design manuals, bill of materials, design specifications, technical specifications, data sheets, system classification lists, code classifications, commissioning specifications, etc.;
- Prepare TSSA registration packages for pressure boundary modifications;
- Interface with the regulatory bodies, such as: TSSA and CNSC, if required;
- Be capable to prepare requisitions or Engineering Quotation Requests (EQR) for equipment and materials to support procurement;
- Be capable to review supplier technical documents and performing technical bid analyses;
- Provide technical guidance and instruction to Designers/Drafters, or Junior Engineers if required;
- Perform field walk-downs during different design phases as required;
- Support field construction and execution activities, such as: field changes, design revisions, commissioning, AFS, closeout, etc.;
- Provide prompt response and engineering resolutions on any critical mechanical related matters; and
- Complete the assigned scopes or tasks within given budget and schedule, and in good quality.
- Engineering Degree in Mechanical from an accredited university or equivalent degree as recognized by Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO);
- Registered as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario;
- Minimum 3 - 5 years of related work experience in mechanical engineering within a heavy industrial environment such as: mining, oil & gas, power, etc.;
- General knowledge of CANDU nuclear mechanical systems or equipment;
- Working knowledge of CSA N285.0 and CSA B51 standards and ASME Section III and ANSI B31.1 codes and any other applicable standards or regulatory guides related to permanent plant components, pressure boundary equipment, and/or reactor systems;
- Design engineering experience in mechanical systems for Nuclear Power Plants (especially Bruce Power) is preferable;
- Experience in Stress Analysis using FLOWMASTER, NUCIRC, CATHENA, ANSYS, or other similar software program is an asset;
- Understanding of or experience with BP risk based Engineering Change Control (ECC) modification process is preferable;
- Full qualification as a BP Assigned Designer (ADE) is an asset;
- Must have excellent technical and practical skills to resolve engineering issues or technical problems;
- Must have excellent communication and technical writing skills;
- Demonstrate ability to interact effectively with client’s counterparts;
- Demonstrate good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment;
- Site experience in construction, or commissioning of plant mechanical systems for nuclear or other heavy industries would be an asset;
- Must be capable of working independently with limited supervision, yet be an active team member supporting the project team; and
- Willing to become a Nuclear Energy Worker (NEW).
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.
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