Weld Engineering - Intermediate

Date: Feb 24, 2024

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 recruiting for a Weld Engineer position for our facility in Cambridge, Ontario.




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.



 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.

• 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.

• 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.



• 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).


•    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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