Production Technician

Date: May 29, 2024

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA

Company: BWX Technologies

BWXT Medical Ltd. is a trusted source for the development and manufacture of nuclear medicine for biotechnology, life sciences, pharmaceutical companies and academia partners. Headquartered in Kanata, Ontario, BWXT Medical Ltd. employs over 300 highly-skilled people in Kanata and Vancouver, British Columbia. 

We are currently recruiting for a  Production Technician for our facility in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Location of Work:  On-site: 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver. BC



The Production Technician position is responsible for performing duties related to the manufacturing and processing of highly regulated products within the Medical Isotopes production area.



  • The Production Technician must have the ability to learn, understand and implement Medical Isotope process procedures as well as procedures pertaining to radiation and industrial safety.  
  • They must demonstrate the ability to perform the complete production process cycle which consists of material, equipment and facility preparation, product processing, order dispensing, product packaging, process documentation and execute emergency shutdown procedures. 
  • They also perform general housekeeping and other related duties as required.



  • Post-Secondary Graduate (3 years) education or related experience in an appropriate science/ technical discipline is required.
  • Minimum 1-year experience in radioisotope production.


Additional Requirements

  • Works under general direction and guidance.  Decisions are normally made based on interpretation of well-defined policies and precedent.
  • Physical requirements:
    • Good manual dexterity and grip strength
    • Push/pull hand carts with a force of up to 25kgs on and occasional basis
    • Lift up to 5kgs on a frequent basis and 10kgs on an  occasional basis
    • Work with arms and hands on a frequent basis
  • This position requires the successful completion of a vision screening and hearing test as a pre-employment condition.
  • In accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices, the candidate must be free of a communicable disease.
  • This position requires the successful completion of Health and Hygiene medical assessment as a pre-employment condition.



Why join BWXT Medical?

  • Work within the growing and exciting nuclear medicine industry as well as with highly skilled employees. 
  • Competitive salaries.
  • Company match pension plan.
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits.
  • Education Reimbursement Program.
  • Life insurance. 
  • Collaborative work environment... and so much more!




The pay range for this position in British Columbia (CA-BC) is expected to be between $65,152  and $79,798 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 Medical 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, 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. BWXT Medical Ltd is committed to fostering an accessible, fair, and inclusive environment where all employees are able to access goods while being respected and supported. If you require accommodations during the application or interview process, please advise us as soon as possible so appropriate arrangements can be made. If you require information in a format that is accessible to you, please contact Human Resources.

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