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Engineering Analyst

Date: Aug 4, 2022

Location: Cambridge, ON, CA

Company: BWX Technologies

BWXT Canada Ltd. is a world leader in design, engineering, manufacture, construction and service of nuclear power generation equipment.  As a supplier of innovative, high-quality nuclear components and services we cater to a worldwide customer base.  We take great pride in supplying highly engineered solutions that allow our customers to compete within the complex nuclear power generation industry.


We are recruiting for an Engineering Analyst position for our facility in Cambridge, Ontario.


Engineering Analysis & Qualification is a dynamic group within BWXT Canada that is responsible for ensuring nuclear components and equipment designed, fabricated, and installed by BWXT meet all Code and customer requirements for structural integrity and thermal-hydraulic performance. As an Engineering Analyst, you will use finite element analysis (ANSYS & ABAQUS) and other techniques to ensure ASME Code and customer requirements are met. Structural evaluation includes pressure and mechanical load analysis, transient thermal-stress analysis, and seismic analysis.  You will be working within a collaborative and diverse group of highly skilled engineers who will share their knowledge and will assist with your growth in engineering.





To perform structural qualification of steam generators, heat exchangers, process vessels and piping assemblies for new equipment supply or in support of field services. Structural analysis of small structural platforms or components in support of field services.





  • Perform numerical analysis and design qualification of nuclear components using finite element analysis or classical closed-form solutions which would include:
    • Structural analysis
    • Transient thermal analysis
    • Heat-transfer analysis
    • Response spectrum and time-history seismic analysis
  • Provide input and support to Project Engineering including:
    • Input to set the design
    • Preparation of calculations and reports to qualify the final design
    • Evaluating non-conformances as required
    • Responsible to demonstrate acceptance to the criteria of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code and the Customer's specification.




  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or civil engineering or associated fields with strong background in solid mechanics and/or fluid mechanics and heat transfer.
  • Experience with finite element analysis.
  • Experience using general purpose FE codes such as ANSYS, ABAQUS and numerical packages such as MathCAD or Matlab.
  • Knowledge of nuclear plant functions and ASME BPVC Code would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of CSA S16 or equivalent structural codes would be an asset.
  • Proven problem solving and organization skills and ability to develop effective working relationships.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Typically, 2+ years of experience.
  • P.Eng or interest in obtaining would be an asset.




  • Competitive salaries
  • Employer-paid pension plan
  • Profit sharing plan
  • Bonus plan
  • Excellent Health and Dental benefits
  • Educational Refund Program
  • Flexible working hours
  • Optional compressed work week schedule (provides you with every other Friday off!)
  • Life insurance… and so much more!


Want to work in an inclusive and collaborative environment?  Come join us… we’ve been waiting for you.


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


BWXT Canada Ltd. 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, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status or disability, or any other category protected by provincial law.


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