Quality Control Lead Technician

Date: Sep 11, 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.


We have several openings for QC Lead Technicians for our facility in Cambridge, Ontario




To ensure adherence to the BWXT quality program requirements with regard to Field Services projects and to provide independent verification on quality related inspections.


This position reports to the Quality Control Manager. This position has no formal direct reports but may have oversight of a small group of Quality Control Technicians.  Work is performed under limited supervision.





  • Undertake complex technical assignments that are a significant part of an ongoing quality program, in support of project activities.
  • Perform quality control duties on projects/sites including:
  • Perform monitoring of processes via MITPs.
  • Ensure procedures are adhered to during project execution.
  • Verify and maintain training records electronically in GTS or on paper records.
  • Perform NDE related responsibilities on projects, where union jurisdictions allow.  This may be in a radiological environment.
  • Perform material receipt and in-process inspections to ensure compliance to BWXT standards, technical specifications and the ASME code.
  • Assist with the review and completion of Work Packages/History Dockets.
  • Assist with procedure and MITP reviews.
  • Perform vendor source inspection as required.
  • Train and lead new QC trainees where required.
  • QC Team Lead for a specific BWXT program over a long-term period.





  • Post-secondary NDE/Quality Technologist diploma or related education.
  • 5 years minimum industry experience required.
  • CGSB Liquid Penetrant Level 2 Certification would be an asset.
  • CGSB Level 2 Certification in other NDE methods would be an asset.
  • CWB Level 1 or 2 Certification would be an asset.
  • Extensive site work/travel (up to 50%).
  • A NDE background with a solid knowledge of all NDE process is an asset.
  • Proficiency with the ASME Code.
  • Comfortable working in confined space situations.
  • Comfortable working in a radiation environment.
  • Willing to work nights, weekends and Statutory Holidays.
  • Willing to work in excess of 70 hours per week (rarely).
  • Must be able to work independently or in a group atmosphere.
  • Must be able to clearly communicate with Site Managers, Field Engineers, Authorized Inspectors.




  • 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.


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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