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NDE Technical Specialist

Date: Mar 14, 2023

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.


NDE Technical Specialist


We are currently recruiting for a NDE Technical Specialist for our Cambridge, Ontario facility.




To be the on site technical expert for Non-Destructive Examination (NDE) preparing, reviewing and editing documents, procedures and contracts in accordance with customer requirements, and ASME and all other applicable codes and standards. 




This position reports to the Director, Quality, EHS & HPI with dotted line responsibility to the NDE Manager.




•    Review and approve NDE technical documentation for compliance with the applicable Code, Standard, Technical Specification and Purchase Order.
•    Author, review and/or approve NDE procedures, specifications, techniques and shop instructions.
•    Lead and/or participate in Continuous Improvement activities related to NDE applications, methods, equipment utilization, processes, procedures, reporting, etc.
•    Provide technical support, training, guidance, and mentoring to QC personnel.
•    Be the BWXT Subject Matter Expert on phased array ultrasonic testing (PAUT) and automated ultrasonic testing (AUT) methods, techniques, and applications.
•    Act in an advisory capacity to provide analysis and assistance in resolving NDE technical and quality issues.
•    Be the back up to the NDE Manager, when necessary;
•    Support the NDE Manager as required.



•    A minimum of a technical diploma from College.
•    A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the NDE field.
•    NDE Level III CGSB certification in MT, PT, UT and RT is desirable.  Minimum CGSB Level II certification in two or more disciplines is required.
•    Prior related EMC (Engineering, Materials and Components) sector NDE experience.
•    PAUT Level II certification (either CSWIP or PCN are acceptable) along with a minimum 1 year weldment testing experience.
•    Working knowledge of ASME codes related to NDE activities.
•    Excellent Microsoft Office suite computer skills
•    The successful candidate must commit to undergo training and obtaining certifications in CGSB 48.9712 Level III in 3 of either UT, RT, MT or PT methods within the first 5 years of employment.




  • 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!


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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