The Shoreline Power Group is a Joint Venture of Aecon, AECOM and SNC-Lavalin. Shoreline Power Group will be completing the Fuel Channel and Feeder Replacement (FCFR) project. The joint venture has been awarded a contract by Bruce Power to execute the Unit 6 FCFR at the Bruce Nuclear Generating Station in Kincardine, Ontario.
This project is part of Bruce Power’s Life Extension Program, which will allow Bruce Power’s CANDU units to continue to operate safely through to 2064, the project is the centerpiece of the Major Component Replacement (MCR) program to replace the main components of the reactor. Unit 6 is the first of six reactors being replaced by Bruce Power through the MCR program.
The scope of work includes the removal and replacement of calandria tubes, pressure tubes, and feeders for Unit 6, as well as construction management and trade labour. Work is scheduled to commence in June 2020, with expected completion in the third quarter of 2022.
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
Reporting to the Area Manager or Tooling Manager/Lead, the Equipment Electrical/Mechanical/Welding Technician is responsible for supporting any tooling designs, preventative maintenance, and repair activities associated with MCR Feeder and Fuel Channel Replacement.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Responsible for all electrical and mechanical maintenance on the MCR project tooling.
- Develop tooling repair/maintenance procedures as applicable for each of the different project equipment sets, using knowledge of manufactures specifications and design intent.
- Provide expertise and work closely with supervisors, tooling engineers, welders, mechanics, multiple trades, utilizing different tooling systems designs.
- Prepare and coordinate all required activities to ensure that site conditions are suitable for the planned refurbishment activities, prior to mobilization to the site.
- Maintain a regular job-site presence to continuously monitor and provide support for all required tooling maintenance and repair activities.
- Manage the procurement and storage of all required spare tooling, components, and consumables; ensuring that all components are available for optimal tooling performance.
- Ensure that the project tooling and equipment is correctly configured for the respective operation.
- Perform and record all required preventative maintenance activities on the respective tooling.
- Participate and/or Lead any tooling related troubleshooting activities required during tooling development and/or operations at site.
- Report all tooling issues and Human Performance issues, to Supervision.
- Support emergent tooling development activities.
- Preparation of Technical Specifications and requisitions for all tooling spare components, consumables, including special purchasing instructions based on the tooling design.
- Other tasks as assigned by Manager.
- Ensure all work is performed in accordance with respective tooling maintenance manuals and project Red Book Safety requirements.
- Ability to interpret project and customer drawings/schematics, codes, standards, procedures and communicate findings with the applicable project personnel.
- Ensure process control is maintained throughout critical tooling maintenance and operation.
- Manage and maintain comprehensive spare component and consumable inventory to ensure proper tooling operation.
- Maintain and execute regular preventative maintenance on all program tooling to ensure optimal operation.
- Provide OPEX on tooling design changes that would optimize tooling maintenance and performance operation.
- Work within the budgeted project allowances.
EXTENT OF PUBLIC CONTACT
- Customers, suppliers
- Tradesmen, Supervisors, Superintendents,
- Office staff personnel
- Office, Shop, and Field Site Environments
- Extensive reading
- Due to the nature of work conducted by Shoreline, mandated nuclear export controls requirements must be met for employment
- Our background check process includes a full security check and clearance process. The security clearance process includes a comprehensive list of previous residences, employment, education and other pertinent information. Those with a valid Bruce Power security clearance are strongly preferred.
Level specific responsibilities:
- Performs a variety of tasks in support of the engineering staff.
- Activities may include assisting with engineering calculations, setting up and operating equipment, inspecting equipment and engineering installations for compliance with specifications and maintaining project documentation.
- General understanding of procedures, company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Viewed as competent in all areas. Highest non-supervisory position.
- May oversee work of junior-level technicians. Viewed as competent in all areas.
HS diploma / GED plus 6 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
- 3 years of manufacturing/fabrication or related industry, knowledge.
- Graduate of Electrical/Electronic/Mechanical Program or equivalent, or equivalent practical experience.
- Strong working knowledge of electrical/electronic schematics and use of proper diagnostic equipment are essential.
- Strong working knowledge and interpretation of mechanical drawings are essential.
- Manual disassembly/assembly of equipment, electrical/electronic components and umbilical assemblies are essential.
- Knowledge of Liburdi welding systems and equipment is an asset.
- Knowledge of Wachs SDB and EB2 Milling equipment is an asset.
- Strong written, verbal communication and problem-solving skills
- Working knowledge with MS based computer applications.
- Working knowledge on Solid works or CATIA an asset.
- Work well in a Team Environment.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.