Operations Support Technician

Date: Jun 18, 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 subsidiary, 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 1,800 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 atwww.bwxt.com.


We are seeking a talented individual to join our team as an Operations Support Technician at our Cambridge, ON facility.  


This role entails overseeing the daily operations of receiving, inspecting, and shipping equipment, managing inventory, requisitioning supplies, and reconciling costs for Nuclear Services, both domestically and internationally. This includes managing the rental cost of equipment and reconciling expenses for equipment not returned. This is your chance to be at the forefront of our operations, playing a pivotal role in ensuring seamless equipment management from start to finish, both nationally and globally.


Your Responsibilities:


Equipment Management Excellence:

  • Receive and inspect tooling/equipment, ensuring accuracy and completeness against supporting documents.
  • Skillfully manage our inventory database, meticulously documenting each addition.
  • Conduct incoming inspections as needed and allocate storage or staging locations efficiently.


Strategic Proposal Estimation:

  • Collaborate on equipment selection, leveraging your insights to inform decision-making.
  • Assess equipment availability and associated costs, providing crucial input for project planning.
  • Prepare comprehensive lists of required equipment for purchase or rental, ensuring seamless project support.


Efficient Site Execution:

  • Prepare and review equipment pick lists, optimizing staging locations for maximum efficiency.
  • Coordinate transportation logistics, recommending the most cost-effective delivery methods.
  • Oversee packaging and shipment documentation, ensuring compliance and accuracy.


Thorough Project Reconciliation:

  • Facilitate equipment return from projects, meticulously verifying contents against shipment records.
  • Conduct comprehensive reconciliations of returned equipment, preparing necessary documentation and journal entries.


Ideal candidates for this role should possess:

  • A college diploma in Material Management, Mechanical Technology, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Previous experience in receiving, inspection, shipping, and inventory management.
  • Familiarity with account reporting processes.
  • Certification or training in operating material handling equipment.
  • Knowledge of engineered products, mechanical tooling, fittings, parts, and materials used in the Nuclear Industry.



  • 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.

The base salary range for this position in [[Ontario]] at the start of employment is expected to be between $[[61,000]] and $[[79,000]] 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.


Learn more about how BWXT employs nuclear technology to solve some of the world’s most important problems. BWXT’s capabilities video showcases our innovation in commercial nuclear power, addressing climate change, as well as our advanced nuclear medicine products treating patients around the world. We are People Strong. Innovation Driven.


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. BWXT Canada is committed to fostering an accessible, fair, and inclusive environment where all employees are able to access goods 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. 

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