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Project Manager

Date: Feb 18, 2021

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 recruiting for a Project Manager for our facility in Peterborough, Ontario.




BWXT is a place where you can develop and share your talents.  Our presence, innovation and financial strength help to make BWXT a dynamic place to work, giving you the advantage of our strong Nuclear presence, where individual voices are heard.


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.


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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