Work with a team in the Inspection Monitoring and Dynamics Branch developing and applying tools for inspection of steam generators, feeders, fuel channel and other specialized components.
The work involves application of nondestructive evaluation (NDE) technology in general and eddy current testing (ET) in particular. The successful candidate will be expected to study eddy current technology to become CGSB certified
This position entails work on multiple projects in parallel, and may require the incumbent to contribute in many or all of the following capacities
- Research and development of new NDE technology in general and eddy current testing in particular.
- Assist the supervisor in the development of new eddy current probes and techniques.
- Deploy state of the art ET equipment and NDE technology in the laboratory and in the field.
- Perform data acquisition and signal analysis in laboratory and field environments.
- Assemble small electronic components.
- Build mock-up samples to simulate field signals.
- Travel to reactor sites for inspection campaigns as a Nuclear Energy Worker.
- Maintain laboratory instruments in good working condition.
- Prepare purchase requisitions for test, development and maintenance equipment
- Graduation from a recognized institute of advanced technology in NDE, electrical or mechanical engineering technology.
- Knowledge of NDE in general and eddy current testing in particular or ability to develop that expertise.
- Knowledge of SG materials, components and degradation modes an asset.
- Knowledge of Auto Cad, CADKEY, Solid EDGE or other Engineering drawing software packages.
- General computer literacy, including knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software and computer controlled instrumentation.
- Ability to work on multiple projects in parallel.
AECL has an Employment Equity Program and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.