Technical Specialist

Date: Nov 16, 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 are looking for a Technical Specialist for our Cambridge, Ontario location.





Reporting to the Nuclear Services Design Engineering Manager, the Technical Specialist designs tools for use in nuclear services field work. Provides periodic oversight of project engineers and more junior design engineers and technical specialists.  Interfaces heavily with nuclear services project engineers, component project engineers, field technicians and boilermakers.  Provides advice on designs to junior design engineers.  Seeks input from stakeholders.  Works with fabrication vendors.





Design tools for field services work


  • Create conceptual designs of service tools for machining, welding, inspection, etc.
  • Create design plans and perform design reviews.
  • Seek out stakeholder input.
  • Support tool testing and modifications required during execution.


Tooling fabrication


  • Create manufacturing drawings for tools.
  • Work with fabrication vendors.


Tool Use


  • Provide oversight of tool use during field execution, if necessary.
  • Perform work in a nuclear power plant on critical tooling applications.




  • Provide periodic oversight of project engineers and more junior design engineers.
  • Review designs.
  • Provide advice on tool design and use based on past experiences.





  • Technician / Technologist diploma or equivalent trade-based certification.
  • At least 5 years of experience in a nuclear services environment.
  • Demonstrated expertise in machining, welding, or non-destructive examination.





  • 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!


Want to work in an inclusive and collaborative environment?  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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