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Manufacturing Weld Engineering

Date: Nov 2, 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 a Manufacturing Weld Engineering position for our facility in Cambridge, Ontario.




Establish and refine manufacturing and welding procedures, prepare and maintain shop documentation conforming to ERP system requirements and assess and resolve non-conforming conditions that affect the product. Support shop facilities and equipment maintenance, upgrade or installation.




Shop Documentation

  • Prepare shop routings for each component reflecting the sequence of shop activities, identify shop resources and fixtures/jigs required and provide time standards for the scope of work, as well as provide material allocation and identification of applicable shop operating procedures and quality assurance standards.


Non-Conforming Products

  • Resolve non-conforming conditions identified by Quality Control, assess each case relative to control drawings, specifications, customer expectations and quality standards, produce supplementary documents (i.e. work orders, repair drawings, condition reports, etc.), as well as liaise with appropriate personnel (i.e. sales personnel, suppliers, etc.) to arrive at technically sound and commercially viable resolutions.


Weld Process Support

  • Develop and support welding process. Includes preparation of ASME Procedure Qualifications (PQR) and shop Weld Procedure Specifications (WPS). Development of welding and cladding process and equipment for new applications as required.



  • Maintain realistic time standards as a target for shop performance and to provide realistic durations for shop schedules, review historical data for past performance for similar parts, as well as conduct time studies.


Database Maintenance

  • Maintain database of machine shop tooling, consumables and gauges as well as maintain information (i.e. pictures, sketches, and written instructions) to provide record of past practices.


Product Reviews/Estimating

  • Conduct pre-manufacturing product reviews, identify tooling and fixtures needed to support the work to ensure shop is adequately equipped to perform job, as well as make adjustments to design or concept sketches for needed tools, procurement of items, etc. as required.





  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (preferably in Manufacturing Engineering, Welding Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering).
  • Fully qualified professional engineer (P.Eng).
  • Five years experience in metal fabrication and welding.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment (preferably heavy metal manufacturing).
  • Working knowledge of welding procedures, general manufacturing principles, and material properties.
  • General knowledge of NDE Testing and ASME codes.
  • Excellent communication skills as well as computer skills (CAD, CAM, MS Word, Excel).




  • 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
  • Optional compressed work week schedule (get every other Friday off!)
  • Life insurance… and so much more!


Come join us… we’ve been waiting for you.


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.


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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