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Project Manager - Component Operations

Date: Jan 31, 2021

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.

Project Manager - Component Operations


We are currently recruiting for a Project Manager - Component Operations for our facility in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada.




The Project Manager, Components Operations directs projects from start to completion, typically of medium size and moderate scope. This job performs and is responsible for the specification, coordination and implementation of a project. It is responsible for meeting assigned project objectives within quality, time and budget targets, and for managing the associated risks. Analyzes a wide variety of cost control options and decides, with management approval. Responsible for the negotiation and resolution of commercial claims. Typical project risk is of medium to moderate impact.




  • Leads teams comprised of engineering, nuclear engineering, project planners/cost estimators, QA/QC and field operations at nuclear utilities.
  • Provides effective leadership through communicating expectations and instilling accountability.
  • Directs the overall technical cost and schedule requirements on assigned contracts, including engineering and field services.
  • Interfaces with customer to ensure that contract requirements are met including cost/schedule reporting, multi-phase design reviews and other engineering deliverables.
  • Develops growth opportunities in the Nuclear Equipment business line.
  • Takes corrective action as necessary to ensure compliance with technical specifications and schedule commitments.
  • Develops proposals for component supply projects and lead technical and commercial negotiations.
  • Coordinates subcontracting efforts to ensure that any outsourced work scopes meet all technical requirements.
  • Negotiation and resolution of any technical and/or commercial issues with customers and subcontractors.
  • Analyzes the requirements with the customer, determines the strategy for the proposal and develops the execution plan for the project.
  • Contributes to and reviews the project proposal or execution plan to determine timeframe, cost, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements and allotment of available resources to various phases of the project.
  • Defines/designs activities (starting from existing solutions). Defines authority, roles and responsibilities for team members for unique requirements of the project.
  • Manages a team of specialists to implement the project tasks.
  • Provides the interface and maintains a confidential relationship with the other contributors to the project.
  • Contributes to setting project evaluation parameters.
  • Interprets contractual requirements and negotiates minor changes to project scope or specification with the project client/customer.
  • Regularly reports project progress to senior management and/or the customer.
  • Contributes to improving/developing systems.
  • Interfaces with customer for the exchange of information and the resolution of contract disputes.
  • Makes adjustments to project execution plan bases on customer and internally driven changes.
  • Manages change through change control for the assigned process.




  • BSc in Engineering or equivalent with 12 - 15 years of experience in project management.
  • Significant contract management experience with sophisticated buyers such as nuclear utilities.
  • Experience in customer relationship management.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Financial understanding of cost, budgets and profit generation.
  • Well organized, able to multi-task and have strong problem solving capabilities.
  • Excellent relationship building skills and the ability to effectively impact and influence others.
  • Requires a strong technical skill, proven project management experience and an understanding of the business issues.
  • Travel - up to 10%.


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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