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Nuclear Fuel Services Electrical/Electro Mechanical Technician in Peterborough, Ontario

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.

Overview of the business:

At BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. (BWXT NEC) we are committed to Quality, Environmental Health and Safety and Operational excellence. Our success is the result of our commitment to our People and Products.


  • Completed Apprenticeship in relevant field (Electrical)

  • Have previous troubleshooting and maintenance experience in a production facility

  • Experience working with conventional computer applications

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and utilize PLC Logic for troubleshooting / modify programs as needed

  • Demonstrated ability to read and troubleshoot from as built drawings and electrical schematics

  • Must pass medical to qualify as an Nuclear Energy Worker, Beryllium Worker

  • Must have a valid class ‘G’ or ‘G2’ driver’s licence


  • Training in multiple disciplines (Millwright / Mechanic / Industrial Electrician / Electromechanical Technician)

  • Multiple PLC programming languages (Allen Bradley, Siemens, TI / workshop 505)

  • Previous experience with HVAC equipment would be considered an asset

  • Previous experience with mechanical set-up, adjustments and troubleshooting

  • Previous experience with lab equipment (flow benches / fume hoods, etc.)

  • Experience with fanuc robot path teach and programming

    Duties include:

  • Provide Production shift (Days/Afternoons) support for Fuel Manufacturing facility

  • Maintain and upgrade manufacturing equipment

  • Maintain and upgrade facility lighting / electrical panels as required

  • Correctly diagnose electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic problems and expedite its repair

  • Troubleshoot, program and maintain PLC's and HMI's (AB, Siemens, Texas Instruments)

  • Monitor processes and correct process issues

  • Verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to specifications using precision measuring instruments

  • Perform PM’s (clean / lubricate), repairs and overhauls on all associated mechanical & electrical equipment.

  • Read and understand Manufacturing Engineering Instructions / Inspection Procedures / Lab Procedures

  • Provide suggestions to Process Owners for updates of procedures / improvements to equipment and

  • Perform other shop floor related EHS duties

  • Communicate effectively with support staff, production operators and management

  • Assist in the training of equipment operators

  • Be self-directed

    You will be required to demonstrate the following Competencies:

  • Ability to work under minimal supervision

  • Ability to make decisions within prescribed boundaries of job function

  • Ability to work shifts and weekends as required

    Responsibilities include:

    Technical and Professional Knowledge:

  • Understand technical terminology

  • Know how and when to apply a technical skill or procedure

    Managing work:

  • Focus on priorities set by business

  • Work independently, balance priorities

  • Leverage resources


  • Strict adherence to established procedures

  • Ensure high quality output

  • Take action, raise concerns openly

    Contributing to Team Success:

  • Contribute to goal accomplishment

  • Involve others

  • Communicate well with others on team

    Safety Awareness:

  • Identify safety issues and communicate promptly

  • Take appropriate corrective action

  • Monitor the corrective action, ensure effectiveness

    Applied Learning:

  • Participate in learning activities, stay current with training assignments

  • Quickly gain knowledge, understanding, or skill

  • Apply knowledge or skill

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.