Inspection Services - ECT (Eddy Current Testing) Technician I

Date: May 11, 2024

Location: Cambridge, ON, CA

Company: BWX Technologies

BWXT Canada Ltd. (BWXT Canada) has over 60 years of expertise and experience in the design, manufacturing, commissioning and service of nuclear power generation equipment. This includes steam generators, nuclear fuel and fuel components, critical plant components, parts and related plant services. BWXT Canada’s sister company, BWXT Medical Ltd. (BWXT Medical) provides its customers, who conduct life-saving medical procedures for patients around the world, the benefit of decades of experience in the development, manufacturing, packaging and delivery of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals. Headquartered in Cambridge, Ontario, BWXT in Canada has approximately 1,500 employees at locations in Peterborough, Toronto, Arnprior, Brampton, Port Elgin, Owen Sound, Kanata and Oakville, Ontario and Vancouver, British Columbia. BWXT Canada is a subsidiary of BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT). Follow us on Twitter @BWXT and learn more


We are currently recruiting for an Inspection Services - Eddy Current Testing (ECT) Technician I for our facility in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada.





The Inspection Services - Eddy Current Testing (ECT) Technician I undertakes standard and routine technical assignments in support of activities such as design, testing, production and operation of equipment and systems.





General Accountabilities


  • Provide support to cross functional teams and Project Management.
  • Participate in site execution of outage and inspection projects.  Roles assigned depending on CGSB qualifications.
  • Coordinate and schedule priorities with Supervisor or Lead Technician and follow procedures to complete an inspection.
  • Participate in NDE tasks in the field.
  • Hands-on support of all pre-deployment activities.
  • Accurately complete inspection forms, logs, records and check sheets required as per acquisition (ACQ) Operator.
  • Assist with assembly, testing and refurbishing of equipment prior to site deployment.
  • Conduct a variety of standard test/inspection and analytical procedures assigned through verbal or written instructions; some judgment on occasion is necessary in obtaining results.
  • Set up tests, using a variety of test materials and equipment, as per Level II or Supervisor instructions.
  • Record test results to facilitate comparison with defined standards; notes unusual occurrences which may have significance.
  • Prepare equipment or hardware for operation.
  • Execute parts of field tests with the guidance of ET Level II.
  • Adhere to all quality and safety standards and demonstrate a strong focus on customer satisfaction.
  • Awareness of, and appreciation for, the process of Continuous Improvement.
  • Under supervision, perform process controls, set up, calibration and testing of equipment.
  • May assist with training of field staff for project execution.
  • Assist with paperwork transactions required to perform ET inspection under BWXT internal process.

Additional Responsibilities Assigned During Outage Work

  • Will perform acquisition (ACQ) Operator or ACQ Assistant duties (if CGSB ET Level I has been obtained).
  • Commensurate with experience and knowledge, may be asked to backfill Outage Lead responsibilities during required days off (RDOs) or upon request.
  • Assist with inventory control.
  • Assist with Equipment inventory (Rubber Area/Clean equipment).
  • Assist during the equipment shipment stages by packing, segregating or receiving.




  • Technician/Technologist diploma: college graduate in an electrical, mechanical or NDE discipline or equivalent related experience (2 to 3 years).
  • Level I NDT Technician with ECT certificate.
  • Should be thoroughly familiar with the scope and limitations of the NDT method(s) for which qualified, and shall exercise assigned responsibility for on-the-job training and guidance as a trainee from NDT Level II personnel.
  • Some mechanical experience with NDT industrial equipment (i.e. ZETEC equipment and probes) would be ideal.
  • Up to 70% to 80% site work/travel expected.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to recognize and resolve conflict.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct testing to ensure quality or detect discontinuities (defects) using NDT method(s).
  • Capable of inspecting Heat Exchangers with ET method.


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


BWXT Canada is committed to fostering an accessible, fair, and inclusive environment where all employees are able to access goods and services while being respected and supported. If you require accommodations during the application or interview process, please advise us as soon as possible so appropriate arrangements can be made. If you require information in a format that is accessible to you, please contact Human Resources.


The base salary range for this position in Ontario at start of employment is expected to be between $56,000 and $72,000 per year. However, the base salary offered is based on local job market factors and may vary further depending on factors specific to the selected job candidate, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to these considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, such as an annual cash incentive in addition to a full range of medical, retirement, and/or other benefits. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided at such time the selected job candidate receives an offer of employment.

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