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 (Mechanical / Piping Design)

Employment Type: Permanent

Employment Level: Senior

Location: 393 University Ave, Toronto/ 910 Brock Road Pickering, Ontario/ Bruce Power, Tiverton Ontario

Department: Design, Engineering and Sites

Reports to: Manager, Piping Design

Hours per week: 37.5

Number Required: 3


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 Piping and Mechanical Design Sections of the Mechanical and Civil Engineering Department are currently growing to respond to the needs of our nuclear portfolio including OPG, Bruce Power, New Brunswick Power and Cernavoda, among others. We are looking for highly motivated engineers to:


  • Perform Mechanical engineering analysis and design for Candu nuclear power stations.
  • 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



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.


  • A Bachelor’s or Graduate degree in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent) is required
  • Nuclear Refurbishment experience or new nuclear experience will be considered an asset
  • 5+ years of relevant experience is required
  • Must have experience in a project driven environment with the capability to meet deadlines, work under pressure, and within project constraints (time, cost, quality).
  • 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.
  • Good time management skills and demonstrated capability to interface effectively with and gain the trust of station customers.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of CANDU technology, strong understanding of nuclear power plant design and operation.  Experience with CANDU and C6 refurbishment specifically Feeder and Fuel Channel replacement is considered an asset.
  • General knowledge of emerging SMRs, BWRs/PWRs and advanced reactors
  • Mechanical engineering activities including:
    • Piping and process systems design, including preparation of system design specification, flow diagrams, piping isometric drawings
    • Vendor-interface and preparation of equipment & component specifications to facilitate procurement including selection of nuclear (Class 1/2/3) and conventional (Class 6) valves, flanges, fittings, pumps and heat exchangers.
    • Design assistance with technical evaluations, independent third party reviews, design walkdowns, system hydraulic calculations, component sizing calculations and HVAC flow balance calculations.
    • Nuclear component and assembly design employing GD&T
  • Working knowledge of relevant codes and standards including but not limited to CSA N285, ASME Section III, Section VIII and B31.1.  ASME Section III Appendix XXIII qualification is considered an asset. 
  • Knowledge and implementation of client Engineering Change Control.
  • Working knowledge of Nuclear Quality Assurance Standards such as N299 and CSA N286
  • Candidates are expected to have or to pursue attainment of the P.Eng. designation.


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.