Position: Engineer/Scientist (Reactor Physics) 
Location:  Toronto ON

 

GENERAL COMPANY INFORMATION

 

Kinectrics Inc. is Canada’s leading provider of innovative science and engineering services to the Electricity Energy Sector. We are a company built on a 100-year history of serving the energy sector with our advanced problem-solving expertise. Employing more than 1000 engineers, scientists and technologists our employees are recognized worldwide for outstanding technical excellence in the energy sector. Kinectrics is unique in that it has an extensive suite of up to date laboratories serving clients in both North America and around the globe.

 

GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITIES 

To deliver nuclear safety expertise to power generation utilities and other customers. The specific accountabilities of the position are as follows:

  • Conduct safety analysis using state-of-the-art nuclear safety analysis and reactor physics computer software
  • Reactor physics support to operational CANDU power plants
  • Development of new analytical methods and models
  • The preparation of technical documents in support of regulatory submissions
  • Understand and assess client problems and determine appropriate means of solution.
  • Manage projects and act as team lead where appropriate.
  • Interface effectively with other staff on multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Stay current with developments within your field of expertise.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

SELECTION CRITERIA 

 

  • Requires as a minimum, Bachelors Degree in Mechanical, Chemical, Industrial, Electrical/I&C, Nuclear Engineering and/or Engineering Physics, Mathematics/Statistics or Natural Science. Completion of a Masters Degree or PhD would be preferred.
  • Minimum of three to five years’ experience in the area of deterministic safety analysis.
  • Preference for candidates with working experience in reactor physics analysis industry toolsets (e.g.,RFSP, WIMS, DRAGON).
  • Possess a sound foundation in nuclear safety methods and applications expertise, products and services.
  • Experience in applications to operating nuclear and other industrial plants.
  • Familiarity with relevant codes and standards is desired, along with a strong understanding of and commitment. to meeting superior quality assurance requirements.
  • Flexibility to perform work over a wide range of areas for both operating and new facilities.
  • A strong understanding of CANDU nuclear power plant design, operation and regulatory requirements, or equivalent for fossil and chemical plants.
  • Excellent written and oral communication, time management, and problem-solving skills, and have demonstrated a high commitment to quality.
  • Experience in leading technical projects to successful conclusions.
  • High commitment to quality and to providing value to customers.
  • Ability to provide value-added solutions and to consistently deliver projects ahead of schedule and under budget.
  • Able to work in multiple locations including Toronto and client sites.
  • Nuclear Security Clearance is an asset.

 

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.