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Project Engineering - Materials Engineer

Company: BWX Technologies, Inc.
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Share this Job BWXT Canada Ltd. -is a world leader in design, engineering, manufacture, construction and service of nuclear power generation equipment. As a supplier of innovative, high-quality nuclear components and services we cater to a worldwide customer base. We take great pride in supplying highly engineered solutions that allow our customers to compete within the complex nuclear power generation industry. We are looking for a Project Engineering - Materials Engineer for our facility in Cambridge, Ontario. JOB PURPOSE: The Materials Engineer, working within the BWXT Component Engineering and Engineering Services - groups, supports the design, fabrication and maintenance of nuclear pressure vessels including steam - generators, heat exchangers, and other components. This position provides technical direction on - materials-related issues including material selection, review of material test reports, degradation - assessments and related activities. Reporting to the Engineering Services Manager, this role has no direct reports but provides technical leadership to other engineering groups for material issues. This role entails extensive verbal and written interactions with other BWXT engineers and technical staff, project managers and field staff within BWXT and customer organizations. Requires some work outside of normal business hours (evenings and weekends) to support emergent issues for the BWXT shop or customer outages. Occasional travel to vendor and customer sites may also be required. ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Work with potential material suppliers and the BWXT Project Engineer to select and specify appropriate materials for nuclear equipment and services applications.
  • Develop technical specifications for procurement of specialty materials such as nuclear steam - generator tubing.
  • Oversee pre-production qualifications for critical materials for acceptance.
  • Provide technical support to the BWXT Life-Cycle Engineering group for component reliability - assessments and resolution of as-found conditions at operating nuclear power plants.
  • Review and provide feedback on customer Technical Specifications, and provide technical support for component proposals.
  • Resolve vendor technical non-conformances for material supply.
  • Provide support to develop BWXT shop and Field Services production processes that affect material integrity of the finished component.
  • Manage the detrimental materials control program for shop fabrication processes.
  • Compliance with department operating procedures and quality assurance program requirements. KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
    • Master's degree in Materials Engineering with 7 to 10 years of experience in related fields.
    • Advanced experience and knowledge of (typically 7 to 10 yrs):
      • Steel-making practice (forgings, plate, tubing);
      • Operating power plant environments (nuclear preferred);
      • Degradation mechanisms related to pressure vessels and heat exchangers, including tube wear, stress corrosion cracking, FAC, etc.
      • Nuclear pressure vessel equipment design and operation, including familiarity with the ASME - Pressure Vessel Code (Sec. III and Sec. VIII).
      • Familiarity with power plant water chemistry guidelines, and EPRI guidelines and publications - related to materials reliability is an asset.
      • Ability to support multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines.
      • Capable of developing practical, innovative solutions to a range of technical challenges.
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
      • Professional engineering designation (P. Eng) or eligible to obtain same. WHY JOIN BWXT?
        • Work within the growing and exciting nuclear industry as well as with highly skilled employees!
        • Profit sharing plan
        • Competitive Health and Dental benefits
        • Educational Refund Program
        • Life insurance--- and so much more! We thank you for your interest, however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. BWXT Canada is committed to fostering an accessible, fair, and inclusive environment where all employees are able to access goods while being respected and supported. If you require accommodation during the application or interview process, please advise us as soon as possible so appropriate arrangements can be made. If you require information in a format that is accessible to you, please contact Human Resources. BWXT Canada Ltd. embraces diversity of thought, values individuality, encourages new perspectives and provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status or disability, or any other category protected by provincial law.

Keywords: BWX Technologies, Inc., Cambridge , Project Engineering - Materials Engineer, Engineering , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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