Inspection Services - ECT (Eddy Current Testing) Trainee

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


Inspection Services  - Eddy Current Testing (ECT) Trainee


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





The Inspection Services - Eddy Current Testing (ECT) Trainee assists by undertaking routine technical assignments in support of more senior ECT technician employees.





General Accountabilities

  • Under close supervision and mentorship of more senior technician(s) or supervisor, assists with mock-up maintenance, general tool assortment and inventory.
  • Participate in site execution of outage and inspection projects as a trainee.
  • General NDE related tasks in the field.
  • Support senior techs on pre-deployment activities.
  • Accurately complete inspection forms, logs, records and check sheets required with guidance from the acquisition (ACQ) Operator.
  • Assist with review of equipment prior to site deployment.
  • Assist in setting up tests using a variety of test materials and equipment.
  • Prepare equipment or hardware for operation.
  • Execute parts of field tests with guidance from ET Level I or II employees.
  • 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, recognize process controls, set up, calibration and testing of equipment.

Additional Responsibilities assigned during Outage work


  • Acquisition (ACQ) Trainee duties.





  • Technician/Technologist diploma: college graduate in an electrical, mechanical or NDE discipline or equivalent related experience (0 to 2 years).
  • Level I NDT Technician with ECT certificate in progress.
  • Up to 70% to 80% site work/travel expected.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to recognize and resolve conflict.





  • Work within the growing and exciting nuclear industry as well as with highly skilled employees!
  • Competitive salaries
  • Employer-paid pension plan
  • Profit sharing plan
  • Bonus plan
  • Competitive Health and Dental benefits
  • Educational Refund Program
  • Life insurance… and so much more!


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 $46,000 and $66,000 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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