6347 - Mechanical Engineer
Duration: May 28th, 2019
To help achieve our business plans, Bruce Power currently has an exciting and challenging opportunity
for an Engineer in Mechanical Component Design.
Reporting to the Section Manager, Pressure Boundary and Piping Programs Section, the candidate will be responsible for:
• Performing the corporate engineering role and develop/implement piping inspection program(s) that meet best industry practices. This includes the planning, evaluating, advising and reporting on any activity which requires the application of engineering principles;
• Use diverse information sources, such as design information, operating experience, vendor information, analytical techniques and engineering principles, to understand technical issues and provide the best possible input for making operational decisions;
• Have a reasonable understanding of pressure boundary systems to ensure the approved design basis configuration is maintained in accordance with Safety Analysis and Design Requirements;
• Engage station staff to fully understand equipment condition and performance issues, the operational impact of those issues;
• Assist station staff by contributing to the resolution of technical problems and implementation of approved solutions.
• Communicate methods, inputs, assumptions, analysis limitations and the bases for conclusions in engineering deliverables, to support thorough reviews and informed decision-making;
• Communicate emerging technical issues and the related potential risks to management and the operations staff as information becomes available, to ensure necessary compensatory and contingency actions are implemented;
• Develop, with appropriate direction from Manager, approved technical programs which maintain/improve the performance of major processes, equipment or systems, e. g. standards, methods, procedures;
• Be the agents of change and influence, inspire, motivate and energize affected stakeholders(s) to achieve excellence and organizational goals;
• Provide technical verification of work carried out in the Department and related to the specialty areas, to supplement normal peer verification, when requested.
• Recommend nuclear technical programs, reflecting internal and external operating experience and industry technology trends, which maintain/improve the long-term performance of major processes, equipment or systems in the stations.
• Independently manage his/her work and make process improvements to benefit the company. (eg. improve process efficiency, reduce corporate cost). Make high level, independent decisions and challenge the status quo, where deemed necessary;
• Manage external contracts when required, including providing technical oversight and conducting independent review of work performed by external contactors.
• Lead high level initiatives such as the High Impact Team for Bruce Power’s long term chlorination strategy, station’s readiness to changing environmental conditions, various asset management initiatives, etc.
Skills, Knowledge and Qualifications
• Knowledge of CSA standards (B51, N285.0, N285.7) and ASME codes (B31.1, Section V, FFS-1) relating to nuclear power plant pressure boundary work.
• Effective analytical, problem solving, and decision making skills.
• Demonstrated ability to achieve task results consistent with requirements for safety, quality, quantity and resource allowance.
• Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Demonstrated ability to interact positively with others by developing trust, mutual respect and co-operative working relationships.
• Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritize and organize work to meet objectives.
• Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines.
• Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently, take initiative, and be self motivated.
• Proven ability to write and review technical documentations as applicable.
• Commitment to continuous improvement.
• A general understanding of the steam and water circuits of a CANDU nuclear plant.
• Experience with non-destructive examination methodologies.
• Experience with piping degradation processes.
Education and Experience Minimum Requirements
Engineer (Occupation Code 670325)
• Completion of a 4 year University degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering and by being a CEAB (Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board) graduate or a non-CEAB graduate with verified academic credentials.
• Must be registered as a Professional Engineering (P.Eng.) within the Province of Ontario.
• A period of over 6 years and up to and including 8 years experience is considered necessary.