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Instrumentation Technician

Date: May 15, 2019

Location: Ottawa, ON, CA

Company: BWX Technologies

BWXT ITG Canada, Inc. 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 Kanata, Ontario, BWXT ITG Canada, Inc. employs over 150 highly-skilled people in Kanata and Vancouver, British Columbia. BWXT ITG Canada, Inc. is part of the BWXT nuclear power segment (NPG) of BWX Technologies, Inc.



Job Description & Duties:


To the limits of the Process Equipment Support Department the following could be the extent of work Performed:

  • Working from schematics or wiring diagrams and layouts, assembles and installs electronic and pneumatic equipment.
  • Examines and tests defective equipment to determine cause of malfunction or failure.
  • Overhauls, tests and calibrates electronic, electrical and pneumatic equipment throughout Company facilities.
  • Maintains and repairs process instrumentation, programmable controllers and computer systems.
  • Carries out the provisions of a continuous instrumentation preventive maintenance system and maintains applicable records.
  • Modifies, as required, newly received equipment to enable interface with existing system .
  • Recommends improvements to electronic and pneumatic systems.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Job Qualifications & Requirements:

Qualifications or Certification in Pneumatic Instrumentation from recognized Provincial College

5-7 Years of relevant experience

Skills & Requirements applicable to the Process Equipment Support Departments

  • read blue prints and schematics
  • ability to work at heights and in confined spaces
  • knowledge of analytical techniques of pneumatic, electric, and electronic control
  • must have mechanical aptitude in the use of hand tools for repairs;
  • must have a good knowledge of all test equipment to be used relevant to this position;
  • subject to trade rules and regulations as appropriate to this position.

BWXT ITG Canada Inc. 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, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, a conviction for which a pardon has been granted or a record suspended or any other category protected by federal law.

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