Kinectrics takes pride in being consistently ranked as one of the best places to work in the energy and utility industry, where purpose and people mean as much as innovation and growth. That’s why we choose only the best and brightest to join us. To keep pace with Canada’s expanding energy and utility sector, Kinectrics has grown from a company of 300 to over 1,000 in only the last few years - and we aren’t looking to slow down. Join our diverse, supportive workplace for a rewarding career in the electricity industry.


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The Opportunity


Position: Senior Engineer (Civil and Seismic)                               

Employment Type: Permanent        

Department: Design, Engineering and Sites                

Hours: 37.5 ( Shift work may be required)                    

Location: 393 University Avenue, Toronto/ 910 Brock Road, Pickering, Ontario/ 177 Tie Road Bruce Power, Tiverton, Ontario                    



What We Offer:


At Kinectrics, employees are recognized for their knowledge, experience, and contributions while working in a highly technical and challenging environment. Kinectrics puts you in the driver’s seat of your own career, setting you up alongside industry experts who will help you develop the skills essential to your professional growth in a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and rewarding work culture.

  • Purpose: The work we do each day helps communities around the world. Find satisfaction in work that really matters, working alongside and as part of the best and brightest in the industry.
  • Growth: To keep pace with Canada’s expanding energy and utility sector, we are growing more each day, which means more opportunities for you. We encourage our employees to grow alongside our company thanks to a number of significant training and personal development opportunities.
  • Innovation: Our staff proudly develop innovations that push the industry forward.
  • Diversity: The company is dedicated to promoting diversity in its workforce, up to and including the senior management level. Our diversity committee ensures we stay up to date on leading trends and best practices, creating a desirable workspace for each and every one of our employees.
  • Competitive Compensation: We offer a competitive total compensation package unmatched by most industries throughout North America.



Accountabilities: How You Will Make an Impact:


The Civil and Seismic Engineering Section of the Mechanical and Civil Engineering Department is currently growing to respond to the needs of our nuclear portfolio including OPG, Bruce Power, and Cernavoda, among others. We are looking for highly motivated engineers to:


  • Lead & perform civil engineering analysis and design for nuclear power plants.
  • Perform condition and performance assessments of civil structures.
  • Interface with construction/procurement partners and utility stakeholders, throughout the lifecycle of the design project (i.e., from preliminary and conceptual engineering to detailed design, implementation and close-out) to provide practical and effective solutions as per requirements.
  • Provide field support to multi-disciplined plant design modifications, including provision of field engineering.
  • Understand and assess client problems and determine appropriate means of solution.
  • Conduct technical assessments and emergent troubleshooting/engineering to support refurbishment projects and operating unit (capital) projects.
  • Interface effectively with other staff on multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Stay current with developments within their field of expertise.
  • Other duties as assigned.


What You Need to Succeed:


  • Must have experience in a project driven environment with the capability to meet deadlines, work under pressure, and within project constraints (time, cost, quality).
  • Nuclear Refurbishment or new nuclear experience considered an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize assigned work and to coordinate multiple activities efficiently
  • Must have a strong attention to detail and to quality assurance requirements
  • Demonstrated experience in preparation of reports, proposals, recommendations and presentations for internal and external clients.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of CANDU technology, strong understanding of nuclear power plant design and operation
  • Past experience in one or more CANDU refurbishment projects
  • Professional Engineer of Ontario (PEO), eligible for PEO status, passion for engineering
  • Strong understanding of nuclear power plant design and operation
  • Expertise in one or more specific areas, e.g., structural design of steel and concrete structures, seismic engineering analysis and design and piping supports (nuclear and non-nuclear).
  • Experience in the use of civil engineering codes and standards, as applied to nuclear plant and conventional plants such as CSA N287, CSA N289 and CSA N291 and other codes and standards such as NBCC and S16 and A23.
  • Familiarity with structural engineering computer codes such as STAAD and ANSYS
  • Good project management skills and demonstrated capability to interface effectively with and gain the trust of station customers.
  • Knowledge and implementation of client Engineering Change Control.
  • Working knowledge of Nuclear Quality Assurance Standards such as N299 and CSA N286
  • A Bachelor’s or Graduate degree in Civil Engineering (or equivalent) is required.
  • Good time management skills and demonstrated capability to interface effectively with and gain the trust of station customers.
  • A period of 8 years relevant experience is considered necessary.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and be team player.
  • Must be able to organize and prioritize assigned work and to coordinate multiple activities efficiently.


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.