Engineer / Engineering Trainee (Bruce A Engineering Fix It Now)

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Job Posting Start Date: June 5, 2023

Job Posting End Date: June 19, 2023

Are you looking for a meaningful career that makes a difference in your community? Would you enjoy an opportunity to contribute to our innovation and growth by bringing personal perspectives and experiences to your everyday work?

Working at Bruce Power, you can enjoy the benefits of small-town living with outdoor adventures and a rewarding career. As part of our progressive, diverse, and inclusive workplace, you will work in a Safety-First environment, supporting challenging and impactful nuclear projects like our Life Extension Program and medical isotope production. Ongoing training and development are part of every job, offering constant growth and skill-building potential.

At Bruce Power, excellence means collectively living our common values, demonstrated through our behaviours, using our tools to achieve the results we want for the business - Safe. Reliable. Securing Tomorrow.

To help achieve our business plans, Bruce Power currently has an opportunity for an Engineering Trainee/Engineer, supporting Engineering Fix It Now (EFIN) engineering department of the Station Engineering division.

Key Responsibilities:

As a member of the Engineering Fix It Now (EFIN), the focus will be on troubleshooting, station support and design modifications. The Engineer is responsible for planning, evaluating, advising, or reporting on any activity which requires the application of engineering principles in the Bruce Power facilities.

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Provides technical evaluations, advice and solutions to problems in a number of major work areas; including in support of commissioning, operation and maintenance of Bruce Power facilities.

  • Monitors performance of equipment associated with their functional area to ensure operation is within design, licensing, and operating parameters.

  • Identifies potential problems and opportunities in their assigned functional areas and/or systems.

  • Keeps abreast of maintenance and operating problems and takes action to implement solutions when appropriate.

  • Cooperates with other departments and organizations in arranging tests and maintenance and in providing appropriate documentation as required.

  • Participates in training programs to further own development and assists in the development of others.

  • Prepare or verify design deliverables such as but not limited to: design plans, conceptual engineering reports, design change packages, design change notices, FMEA, calculations, requirement tractability matrices, technical specifications and commissioning reports.

  • In addition, prepare Elementary Wiring Diagrams, Flow Diagrams, Loop Diagrams, Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID) and Instrument Uncertainty Calculations.

  • Develop engineering project schedules, budgetary estimates, cost and scheduling reports.

  • Lead or participate in multi-discipline teams to solve problems (Complex troubleshooting, Task Analysis Meetings, Technical Operability Evaluations, Engineering Evaluations, Root Cause Investigations, Internal and External Audits).

  • Performs other duties as required.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • High degree of learning agility and adaptability in technically diverse environment is required.

  • Requires the ability to proactively recognize and manage risk.

  • A technical working knowledge in some of the following areas is required:

    • Transformers, generators, switchgear, motor control centers, motors, uninterruptible power supplies; associated protection and control systems.

    • Instrumentation devices and sensors.

    • Pressure and level measurement including Gauge, Absolute and Differential transmitters.

    • Temperature measurement including bridge cards, transmitters, RTDs and thermocouples.

    • Flow measurement including orifice, venturi, pitot tube, Rotameters, square root extractors.

    • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) and various field bus technologies.

    • Process control strategies including PID, feed-forward and cascade systems.

    • Wireless sensor networks using various protocols.

    • Radio systems.

  • A working knowledge in the some of the following areas is required:

    • Familiar with qualification of digital hardware and software standards such as CSA N290.14.

    • Familiar with cyber security standards such as CSA N290.7.

    • Familiar with industry fire protection codes associated with CSA N293.

    • Familiar with international standards such as IEC 61508, 61513 and 61226.

  • Previous experience with reliability engineering or asset management will be considered as an asset.

Education and Experience:

Engineer (Occupation Code 670325)

  • Completion of a 4-year University degree. Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation, Control Engineering, Mechatronics considered an asset.

  • An Ontario Professional Engineering designation is required (P.Eng.).

  • A period of over 6 years and up to and including 8 years’ experience is considered necessary.

Engineer Trainee (Occupation Code 670207)

  • Completion of a 4-year University degree. Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation, Control Engineering, Mechatronics considered an asset.

  • Required to be working towards a valid Professional Engineers of Ontario certification within 2 years.

  • A period of over 2 years and up to and including 4 years’ experience is considered necessary.

Selection Criteria:

  • Skills, Knowledge, Education and Experience per the above qualifications.

  • Technical knowledge and competency in Electrical Engineering.

  • Technical and Competency based Interview.

  • Transferable skills (for example, effective communication, collaboration, and teamwork).

  • Past performance record and suitability for this position.

Are you ready for a change?

Please complete the online application and attach a cover letter and resume, indicating your education and experience as it relates to this opportunity. We look forward to receiving your application and will be in contact with you, should you be selected for an interview.

The successful candidate will be selected based on related and required education, experience, knowledge and skills, a competency-based interview, and background reference checks.

As one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, Bruce Power is committed to promoting a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion where workers feel valued for their uniqueness and are recognized for their individual differences, talents and skills. Diversity, equity and inclusion is critical to our business as we recognize that our people are our greatest resource. To support our inclusive workplace culture, we welcome and encourage everyone to apply.