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Project Engineering

Date: Nov 23, 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 seeking a Project Engineer for our facility in Cambridge, Ontario.




Provide pre-deployment, execution and closeout support for Field Services Projects.





This position reports to the Manager of Field Engineering but is regularly assigned to the appropriate Project Manager and Site Manager per project.





Pre-deployment Support


  • Review technical specifications and scope.
  • Interpret drawings and requirements.
  • Interpret and apply CSA and ASME Codes.
  • Review OPEX and Lessons Learned.
  • Create quality documents and procedures.
  • Create work processes.
  • Create requisitions for labour, parts and services.
  • Train trades and technicians.
  • Interact with regulatory authorities and customer representatives.


Project Execution Support


  • Resolve all technical issues on site.
  • Ensure quality program is followed.
  • Ensure work is executed correctly.
  • Provide technical oversight to trades and technicians.
  • Raise and resolve As-found Conditions, Rework Conditions and Non-conformances.
  • Process all document changes required.
  • Ensure scope is completed.


Project Closeout


  • Ensure all quality records are completed and signed off by all parties.
  • Document and incorporate lessons learned.





  • Bachelor’s of Applied Science in the field of engineering + 8 years of industry experience.
  • Registered Professional Engineer of Ontario.
  • Proficient knowledge of Nuclear Codes ASME III, V, VIII, IX, N285, N286.
  • Proficient knowledge of Nuclear Standards N286, Z299, N299.
  • Proficient knowledge of materials, machining techniques, manufacturing processes, field execution practices.
  • Proficient knowledge of NDE applications and limitations.
  • Proficient writing of technical reports.
  • Expertise in technical English language.
  • In-depth understanding of Human Performance errors and their prevention tools.
  • In-depth understanding of Foreign Material Exclusion and the prevention practices.
  • Ability to translate complex technical requirements and instructions into field executable procedures.
  • Ability to train engineers, technicians, and trades in technically complex operations.
  • Proficient in CAD.
  • Experience estimating level of effort required for new projects.
  • Experience developing work processes for first of a kind projects.
  • Proficient in executing work on critical path.
  • Proficient in providing work direction on critical path.
  • Understand customer relations and political subtext.
  • Understand contract and cost models.
  • Understand contract and professional liability.




  • 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 those 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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