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Operations Manager

  1. Mississauga
  1. Nuclear

Operations Manager

The SP3 Operations Manager is responsible and accountable to the Director, Nuclear Facilities and has direct responsibility for the day to day operations of the SP3 Facility including activities conducted in support of the CNSC Facility Licence for SP3.  The Operations Manager is responsible for:

Job Responsibilities:

  • The overall safe operation and use of the SP3 Facility
  • Managing the day to day operations including short term planning and space allocation as well as medium term strategic planning related to the SP3 Facility
  • Providing direction on all aspects of Occupational Health & Safety and Radiation Protection as it relates to the Facility, with support from the functional organizations
  • Maintaining a General Stores to ensure a ready supply of all materials required to support the safe and efficient operation of the nuclear facility including conventional and RP PPE
  • Maintenance of facility systems and infrastructure which support all licensed activities, tool refurbishment & testing and manufacturing , including but not limited to: registered pressurized systems,  radiation monitoring equipment, electrical power distribution and overhead cranes, forklifts and all related “material handling” equipment
  • Ensuring adherence to all Compliance Programs directly related to the SP3 Facility
  • Participating in the Nuclear Facilities Licence Oversight Committee (LOC) Meetings, and Management Review Meetings in order to provide input pertaining to all safety and compliance issues and events
  • Reporting of reportable events to the Facility Authority
  • Must be able to take charge in emergency situations and act as Officer in Charge for the SP3 Facility
  • Staffing of positions directly assigned to the SP3 Facility within the Nuclear Facilities group
  • Training and development of staff directly assigned to the Facility
  • Act as the primary interface between the nuclear facilities and non-nuclear facilities organizations to ensure consistency with and adherence to all non-nuclear related programs and processes
  • Conducting performance reviews for staff, and preparing feedback forms

Job Requirements:

  • Degree in Science or Engineering from a university of recognized standing; or, a Community College Diploma; or a CET (Certified Engineering Technician / Technologist);  with significant supervisory / management experience (7 to 10 years) ideally within the nuclear / energy sector
  • Over 10 years of combined technical, supervision and management experience in a nuclear facility, project environment, tooling development or field services
  • 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 (RAM) requirements
  • Knowledge of how to complete cost/benefit analysis and understanding of the impact of decisions on future facilities and future projects
  • Review staffing plans and forecasts to ensure appropriate staffing levels to meet project and client needs
  • Manages one of Candu’s major business assets, SP3 and be responsible for long term strategic planning
  • Establish, maintain and promote effective relationships at first line of customer contact and line-management levels

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

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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