Project Manager

Date: Nov 23, 2023

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.


We are looking for a Project Manager for our Peterborough, Ontario site.  BWXT NEC's Fuel Handling and Engineered Solutions group is involved in the design, manufacture, development, testing, parts supply, and service of on-power refueling, reactor maintenance, and nuclear medicine delivery tooling sold around the world. We are the original designer of the automated systems that allow 24/7 on power refueling of CANDU reactors and aim to solve some of the Nuclear Industry’s most challenging problems. Today, BWXT’s equipment is being used in most of the nuclear power plants in Canada and is critical to delivering carbon free energy production and lifesaving medical isotopes.


Check out the YouTube video of an innovative product we recently designed and manufactured in partnership with Bruce Power, called the Bruce Reactor Inspection and Maintenance System Channel Access Device. Go to YouTube and search for video: “Bruce Unveils new BRIMS Tool”. There are exceptional opportunities to learn and grow with a career in the nuclear industry in Ontario.


The Peterborough community invites you to take a deep breath, relax and enjoy life. We have an abundance of recreational opportunities, festivals, and entertainment that is fueled by culture, nature and homegrown culinary experiences. Friendly people, inspiring landscapes and incredible lakes are waiting for you in the heart of cottage country. The region is home to 140,000 people (approx. 83,000 in the City of Peterborough) in addition to the charming towns, townships and villages that make up the County. We offer the best of all worlds here and we’d like you to get to know us a bit better.




The Project Manager has ultimate accountability for their assigned project or projects (budget, schedule, and overall customer satisfaction).  The Project Manager will lead projects with influence, and execute control over budgets, schedules and non-technical communication.




Initiating & planning projects includes supporting and facilitating of estimation and organization of the work to be performed.  This includes review and response to all contractually conveyed aspects of the work (e.g. scope, schedule, budgets, reporting and communication). 


Executing, monitoring & controlling projects encompasses implementation of the work as planned; as well as analysis of data in support of changes to the planned work.  Changes to the work must be subject to initiating and planning practices as above, before they can be implemented. 


Closing of a project ensures the scope is fully executed, and commercial items are balanced (invoicing issued and payments received).


In addition to managing the project lifecycle, compliance with all business, departmental and contractually imposed policies, procedures and conditions must be satisfied.  The Project Manager may take part in development and maintenance of standardized Project Management Organization polices, work instructions, and the like. The Project Manager must be working towards certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI) as Project Management Professional (PMP); and maintain certification while in the role. 




  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited university, with a minimum of 5 years of professional experience. 


  • A diploma from an accredited college, with a minimum of 10 years of professional experience. 
  • Proven command of the English language in all forms (written, dialogue and presenting).
  • Practical understanding of basic mathematics (calculus, algebra and statistics).
  • Proven ability to influence without authority.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn new software and business procedures and ensure ongoing compliance.  




  • Experience in the Project Management role, and/or related functions. 
  • Certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI) in good standing. 
  • Practical experience with typical business software (email and calendar management, MS Word, spreadsheet & presentation processing, enterprise resource planning [ERP] and scheduling).
  • Professional experience in one or more of the following areas: engineering, commercial operations, leadership, manufacturing, communications.
  • Experience in the nuclear industry.





  • Work within the growing and exciting nuclear industry as well as with talented and collaborative teams!
  • 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!


Come join us… we’ve been waiting for you.


We thank you for your interest, however, only those 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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