Position:                             RE- Project Manager

Location:                             Toronto

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.
Kinectrics’ specialists in power generation (nuclear, hydro and fossil), transmission, distribution, industrial energy services, and environmental technologies use innovation science and engineering to help clients improve business performance. We offer comprehensive services worldwide, in a broad range of disciplines across the energy sector.

We are looking for a self-motivated individual for our team who is excited about becoming a key contributor within a dynamic team. Kinectrics offers comprehensive services worldwide, in a broad range of disciplines across the energy sector.

To learn more, visit our web site:  www.kinectrics.com

 

General Accountabilities

  • Reporting to the Reverse Engineering Design Section Manger, you will manage the day-to-day execution of various reverse engineering design projects.
  • Monitor and report out on the cost and schedule adherence, including the preparation of various internal and external status reports, schedules, and plans.
  • Coordinate the day-to-day tasks and manage the project team to ensure that the project is executed as per our reverse engineering process and project plans.
  • Perform procurement engineering activities and coordinate with external vendors to ensure that procured services and components meet the specified requirements, including coordinating inspections and source surveillance.
  • Assist in the non-conformance reporting process, including raising and dispositioning non-conformance reports and corrective action requests.
  • Manage tests, investigations and troubleshooting efforts regarding fabrication of nuclear parts and systems complying with nuclear quality program requirements.
  • Investigate incidents of in-service failures or test failures or unsatisfactory performance, resolving the issue to the satisfaction of our customers.
  • Assist in the negotiation and administration of contracts, including estimates of costs, schedule, and resources requiredCarry out customerswork; prepare timely reports with recommendations based on results achieved.
  • Lead teams, who participate in various projects and provide technical supervision as required with effective problem solving.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction with timely communication and project controls.
  • Manage small and large scale (+1M$) projects, understanding competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Assist in actively marketing/selling the technology/services of the business to ensure products remains viable and competitive.
  • Prepare short form quotations and large complex proposals.
  • Perform other duties as required.

 

Selection Criteria

Essential Competencies:

  • Strong customer orientation and commitment to Kinectrics and Business Unit goals.
  • Demonstrated skill in contract management and administration with positive track record of completing projects on budget and schedule in terms of client satisfaction.
  • Demonstrated high level of initiative to propose and implement new ideas.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in multi-disciplinary team situations with a variety of partners and diverse issues and roles.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple projects of varying complexity and technical disciplines.
  • Strong oral and written communications.
  • Proven skills with a variety of software programs including MS Office, and MS Project.

 

Essential Knowledge, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience in testing work programs, services, scheduling and associated costs.
  • Experience in testing of equipment / components and materials found in nuclear power plants and the use of sophisticated electronic equipment for test work.
  • Practical experience in the design and development of sophisticated equipment and instrumentation for testing would be an asset.
  • Knowledge and interpretation of national and international standards as they apply to this field.
  • Knowledge of nuclear quality program and testing requirements
  • Knowledge of nuclear quality assurance standards
  • Strong understanding and commitment to HU principles with preference to nuclear station experience in HU culture preferred.
  • Must have excellent communications, technical report writing and oral presentation skills.
  • A four-year university education engineering or equivalent is required with mechanical or chemical engineering preferred.
  • A period of up to four years is considered necessary to gain this experience.

 

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.