NRU is a Licensed Facility used as a neutron source for isotope production, engineering experiments and other research and commercial activities. NRU staff are responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the NRU Reactor in accordance with the Facility Authorization.
This position combines key leadership responsibilities with a technically challenging role and offers a unique opportunity to have a positive influence on the lives of many people.
Selected candidates will train in the NRU Reactor facility, progressively learning about the operation of the reactor and its related functions including; fuelling machines & fuel handling, experimental high temperature and pressure loops, reactor control and process systems, nuclear operations, quality assurance programs, compliance programs (OPEX, radiation protection, environmental protection, emergency preparedness) and safety analysis and licensing.
Training consists of several years of learning interspersed with the accumulation of practical experience within the NRU Reactor facility. This combination provides the candidate with an excellent knowledge and understanding of reactor operations and leadership skills and may lead to a number of challenging and rewarding career choices within NRU, such as:
· Senior Reactor Shift Supervisor, responsible for the management of the shift personnel and operation of the NRU Reactor facility, or
· Technical specialist, providing valuable reactor systems support to shift operations and/or important facility projects, or
· Supervisors or management within the NRU Reactor facility.
· Bachelor (Honours) degree in engineering or applied science from a university of recognized standing.
· Excellent communication (oral and written) and troubleshooting skills are required as well as a commitment to excellence in teamwork, demonstrated leadership ability and interpersonal skills.
· Ability to excel as a member of a working team, possess a high degree of initiative and personal responsibility.
AECL has an Employment Equity Program and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.
We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.