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19-117 - Technical Procedures SME

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19-117 - Technical Procedures SME



Number of Vacancies: 3

Level:  MP4

Duration: 2 years

Location:  Darlington


Job Overview


  1. Participate in the operational review, validation, verification and approval processes for new or revised operations and  maintenance procedures.
  2. Provide expert technical input into the content of operations and maintenance (control and mechanical) procedures.
  3. Assess Technical Procedure Action Requests (TPARs) for completeness, work with the TPAR initiator to ensure the request meets the standard and ensures that the TPAR can be accepted or rejected and submitted correctly.
  4. Check all relevant documents and verify accuracy of references.
  5. Assumes role of document owner during work flow from TPAR acceptance to issuance.
  6. Ensure accuracy of technical content and review comments.
  7. Work with Technical Writer following OPG governance and guidelines to ensure documents meet OPG standards.
  8. Attend stakeholder reviews.
  9. Meet all deliverables and TCDs for documents assigned to them. 
  10. Maintain an awareness of current plant operating conditions and professional competency.
  11. Keep abreast of changes to operational and maintenance practices, plant technology and system modifications and equipment applications.




  1. Requires good knowledge of nuclear station policies and principles, hazards and constraints, operations and maintenance procedures and station of radiation protection procedures.
  2. Requires good knowledge of operating systems and equipment, regulations and guidelines, operations and maintenance methods and techniques required to safely and efficiently operate and maintain a nuclear power facility in order to review and revise technical procedures.
  3. Requires good written and oral communication skills to prepare procedures, information to provide advice, guidance and technical expertise.
  4. Requires good planning and work management skills.
  5. Requires good knowledge of the processes related to operating and maintaining a Nuclear Power Station.
  6. This knowledge is considered to be normally acquired through the completion of Grade XII plus 3 years further concentrated study in the Power Engineering field or similar for Nuclear Power Plant Operations or Grade XII plus 2 years further concentrated study in maintenance disciplines.
  7. Demonstrated ability to work well with other work groups and a willingness to accept and respond to constructive criticism.
  8. Experience as a previously qualified Nuclear Operator or Control / Mechanical Maintainer is required.
  9. Experience includes work practices and techniques associated with the operation and maintenance of nuclear plant facilities.
  10. A period of over 8 years is considered necessary to gain this experience.
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