Position:                                Planning and Scheduling Manager, Refurbishment

Pillar:                                     Kinectrics Nuclear Romania (KNR)

Hours:                                   40 Hours per Week

Location:                              Cernavoda, Romania


This role will be to support major refurbishment projects at Cernavoda Nuclear Generating Station in Romania. 


This exciting opportunity offers the potential to further develop Kinectrics’ capabilities and expertise in large-scale refurbishment projects, as well as expand the company’s presence in Romania. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing and monitoring project activities for large refurbishment projects and will interface closely with the client and 3rd party contractors.


General Accountabilities

  • To ensure the development, analysis and issuance, together with the contractor(s) and the Cernavoda NPP Operating Directorate, of the integrated plan for all activities in the long-term shutdown for refurbishment
  • Carrying out the planning of the activities of the U1 Refurbishment Project and coordinating plans between the various disciplines / departments
  • Updating and revising the project implementation plan, so as to ensure the observance of the critical path
  • Implementation of a process of evaluation and control of emerging tasks for the refurbishment project
  • Analyzing activities required for the development of the project, and identifying additional activities as necessary 
  • Assisting the contracting authority’s specialists in the development of the overall project strategy 
  • Review and propose optimization solution for the overall project schedule and critical path 
  • Oversee and participate in the planning of engineering analysis projects to include all engineering disciplines required, including design, procurement, and construction 
  • Develop goals, objectives, and operating procedures for the Project Team 
  • Ensure all elements of projects supporting the overall program meet approved cost and schedule 


Selection Criteria

  • A Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) is preferred in Engineering
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) would be an asset
  • Direct involvement in a CANDU Refurbishment Project/Organization will be an advantage
  • 10 years relevant experience, with a minimum of 5 years of experience working with CANDU Nuclear Power Plants
  • Comprehensive understanding of CANDU technology and operations
  • Demonstrated capability to manage and lead
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver high quality products under tight timelines and high pressure to support unit restart schedules
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain excellent client relationships
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and experience in leading technical projects to successful conclusions
  • Have excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and have demonstrated a high commitment to quality
  • Drives results at all levels
  • High sense of personal accountability
  • Romanian Language proficiency would be beneficial, but is not a requirement


This role requires full-time relocation to Cernavoda, Romania for an extended duration. The successful candidate must have a willingness to relocate to Romania for project execution.


Kinectrics welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.