Nuclear Fuel HVAC Technician

Date: Apr 6, 2024

Location: Peterborough, 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 an HVAC Technician (Nuclear industry) for our facility in Peterborough, Ontario.



  • Install, inspect, and maintain HVAC systems in accordance with all relevant standards and regulations.
  • Diagnose and repair malfunctions in heating, cooling, and refrigeration systems to minimize downtime and ensure uninterrupted operations.
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance tasks, including cleaning, lubricating, and adjusting components to extend equipment lifespan.
  • Perform routine facilities maintenance tasks relating to plumbing, carpentry etc.
  • Provide back-up and assistance to fuel technicians on the shop floor.
  • Collaborate with engineering and maintenance teams to implement system upgrades, modifications, and new installations.
  • Utilize technical manuals, blueprints, and schematics to effectively troubleshoot and address HVAC issues.
  • Adhere to all safety protocols, ensuring a secure working environment and compliance with industry regulations.
  • Keep accurate records of maintenance activities, repairs, and equipment condition for documentation and reporting purposes.
  • Provide guidance and support to junior technicians as needed.


You will also be required to demonstrate the following competencies: 


  • Previous experience of delivering training.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision and be self-directed.
  • Ability to make decisions within prescribed boundaries of job function.
  • Ability to work shifts and weekends as required.


Safety Awareness


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




  • Follow procedures
  • Ensure high quality output
  • Take action


Contributing to Team Success


  • Contribute to goal accomplishment
  • Involve others
  • Inform others on team


Applied Learning


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


Technical and Professional Knowledge


  • Understand technical terminology
  • Know how and when to apply a technical skill or procedure


Managing Work


  • Focus on priorities set by business
  • Work independently
  • Leverage resources




  • Valid HVAC technician license/Certificate.
  • High school diploma or equivalent; completion of an HVAC program or apprenticeship is preferred.
  • Proven experience as a licensed HVAC Technician, preferably in an industrial or manufacturing setting.
  • Strong understanding of HVAC systems, controls, and components.
  • Experience with service and maintenance of low pressure, gas fired boiler systems.
  • Experienced and knowledgeable, with Industrial Plumbing maintenance.
  • Ability to interpret technical documents, including blueprints, manuals, and specifications.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Physical fitness and ability to work in industrial environments, including confined spaces and heights.
  • Valid driver's license and a clean driving record.




Previous HVAC experience.

Experience in Nuclear industry.


We thank you for your interest, however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.#LI-RK1


The pay range for this position in Ontario  is expected to be between $80,938.31  and $99,805.69  per year.  The total compensation package for this position may also include 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 and are subject to a collective bargaining agreement.

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.


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