Weld Engineer, Nuclear Manufacturing

Date: May 24, 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 recruiting for a Weld Engineer position for our facility in Cambridge, Ontario.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

The Weld Engineer will establish and refine welding manufacturing procedures. This position will prepare and maintain shop documentation conforming to quality system requirements and assess and help to resolve non-conforming conductions that affect the product. The Weld Engineer will support shop activities and ensure safe work through the maintenance, upgrading or installation of equipment and facilities and design tooling, as required. The focus of this position is on welding processes, welder training and welding equipment.
 

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

 Shop Documentation
• Prepare welding Procedure Qualification Records (PQRs) and Weld Procedure Specifications (WPS).
• Identify shop resources and fixtures/jigs/tooling required for the scope of work.
• Provide material allocation and identification of applicable shop operating procedures and quality assurance standards.


 Non-Conforming Products
• Resolve non-conforming conditions identified by Quality Control.
• Assess each case relative to control drawings, specifications, customer expectations and quality standards, produce supplementary documents (i.e. work orders, repair plans, condition reports, etc)

• Liaise with appropriate personnel (i.e. sales personnel, suppliers, etc.) to arrive at
  technically sound and commercially viable resolutions.


 Shop Procedures
• Develop and support shop procedures for existing and new welding applications.


 Scheduling
• Maintain realistic time standards as a target for shop performance and to provide realistic durations for shop schedules, review historical data for past performance for similar parts,
  as well as conduct time studies.


 Database Maintenance
• Maintain database of welding equipment, consumables and approvals as well as maintain information (i.e. pictures, sketches, and written instructions), to provide record of past practices.


 Product Reviews/Estimating
• Conduct pre-manufacturing product reviews, identify tooling and fixtures needed to support the work to ensure shop is adequately equipped to perform job.
• Make adjustments to design or concept sketches for needed tools, procurement of items, etc. as required.


 Tooling/Equipment
• Design and draft tooling as required to support shop welding activities.
• This may include design analysis for strength using classical or Finite Element tools.
• Assist with procurement of new equipment from vendors.
• At the intermediate level, it is expected that you will take on projects of increasing size and complexity. You will overhaul existing processes for similar applications.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

• Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or in an appropriate discipline.
• P.Eng. -Mechanical or appropriate Engineering field considered an asset.
• 3 to 10 years of experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
• Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Self-motivated, enthusiastic team player with proven clear and succinct written and verbal communication skills.
• Have a solid knowledge of Machine Guarding in accordance with CSA.
• Knowledge and demonstrated application of Statistical Process Control tools and principles.
• Comfortable with common Microsoft Office software applications.
• Desired Characteristic:
• Knowledge and demonstrated application of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing principles.
• Experience in the Nuclear industry.
• Experience with AutoCAD 2D and SolidWorks 3D design software (or similar).

 

WHY JOIN BWXT?
•    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.

 

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The base salary range for this position in Ontario at the start of employment is expected to be between $65,000 and $102,000 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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