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Nuclear Fuel Services Process Equipment Technician (Machinist or Toolmaker) in Kanata, Ontario

BWXT Medical Ltd. provides its customers, who conduct life-saving medical procedures for patients around the world, the benefit of decades of experience in the development, manufacturing, packaging and delivery of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals. Headquartered in Kanata, Ontario, BWXT Medical Ltd. employs over 300 highly-skilled people in Kanata and Vancouver, British Columbia. BWXT Medical Ltd. is part of the BWXT nuclear power segment (NPG) of BWX Technologies, Inc.

Process Equipment Technician

We are currently recruiting for a Process Equipment Technician for our facility in Kanata, Ontario, Canada.

While working at BWXT you can expect to be integrated into a team where you’ll have an immediate impact.


  • Troubleshoots, repairs and maintains equipment in a timely and cost effective manner.

  • Provides technical support to the engineering and design groups primarily relating to original prototype design and troubleshooting.

  • Produces or contributes to working sketches or designs for components, devices or test fixtures as required.

  • Performs routine inspection of production equipment to ensure efficient operation and aIIeviate breakdowns.

  • Ensures and participates in the accurate preparation of written documentation such as procedures and preventative maintenance records.

  • Performs inspection tasks (eg. Quality Control mechanical and safety inspections on lifting devices).

  • Fabricates equipment components, prototypes and devices with minimum supervision.

  • Sets-up equipment for testing in accordance with required specifications, documents experimental work and reports findings.

  • Ensures that all Quality Program documentation is complete and forwarded promptly for approvals.

  • Operates and maintains all equipment and machine tools of the shop.

  • Performs other related production equipment and shipping container maintenance duties as appropriate.

  • Guides junior members of the team.


  • Secondary School Graduation.

  • Provincial Certification as a Machinist or Toolmaker, plus 5 years related experience, 2 years of which in a position of Maintenance Machinist.

    Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrate high level of skill and efficiency as a machinist/maintenance technician.

  • Familiarity with working in cleanrooms, controlled environments, GMPs and computer literacy would be considered an asset.

    Physical Requirements:

  • Wear a respirator for potentially several hours at a time.

  • Lift 10kgs on a frequent basis.

  • Push/pull items with a force of up to 25kgs on an occasional basis.

  • Operate a forklift.

We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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.