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Mechanical Technician - Nuclear Services (12-Month Contract)

Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: Peterborough, ON, CA

Company: BWX Technologies

At BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. we are committed to excellence in every business initiative. BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada (BWXT NEC) has achieved an enviable international reputation for excellence in the supply of nuclear fuel and fuel handling systems and service for CANDU reactors in both domestic and international markets. Our success is the result of our commitment to our employees, customers, quality & EHS initiatives.


Mechanical Technician - Nuclear Services (12-month Contract)


The Position:

  • Perform field service assignments at customer sites (including Nuclear Generating Stations) and/or project partner locations in accordance with the assigned/site determined schedule.
  • Read blueprints, schematics, and diagrams to determine the method and sequence of assembly of a part, machine, or piece of equipment.
  • Perform precision machining, fitting, mechanical assembly, test and commissioning of nuclear automation, equipment, and tooling.
  • Use of precision measuring instruments to ensure that specifications of above are met.
  • Set up and conduct tests of complete units and record test procedures/results, numerical and graphical data, and recommendations for changes in product or test methods.
  • Follow shop assembly instructions (Travelers), technical documents, etc.
  • Work as part of a Manufacturing Team of Engineers, Technicians, Specialists, Skilled Trades, etc.





  • Follow policies, procedures.
  • Ensure high quality output.
  • Display questioning attitude, raise quality concerns.


Technical and Professional Knowledge:

  • Assist Engineers to design, develop, test, and manufacture nuclear automation and other equipment.
  • Make sketches and rough layouts, record and analyze data, make calculations and estimates, and report findings.


Safety Awareness:

  •  Identify safety issues and problems.
  •  Take appropriate corrective action.
  •  Monitor the corrective action.


Applied Learning:

  • Participate in learning/training activities.
  • Quickly gain knowledge, understanding, or skill.
  • Apply knowledge or skill.


Managing Work:

  • Focus on priorities set by business/supervisor.
  • Properly prepare for task.
  • Schedule time allotted for Task.
  • Leverage resources.


Contributing to Team Success:

  • Contribute positively to goals and objectives.
  • Involve and take input from others.
  • Keep others informed of actions/ideas.
  • Display positive attitude.



  • Technical diploma in Mechanical/Electrical/Engineering technology and completed apprenticeship as machinist/tool and die.
  • Experience in precision machining/assembly/manufacture of electro-mechanical parts and equipment.
  • Experience with assembly and troubleshooting of automation, pneumatics, hydraulics, and mechanical systems.
  • Must pass medical to qualify as a Nuclear Energy Worker.
  • Must be willing to travel to customer sites and have a valid class 'G' or ‘G2’ driver's license.



  • Experience in nuclear industry including but not limited to pressure boundary equipment.


We thank you for your interest, however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


BWXT Nuclear Energy 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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