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Mechanical Stress Analyst


At BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. we are committed to excellence in every business initiative. BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada (BWXT NEC) has achieved an enviable international reputation for excellence in the supply of nuclear fuel and fuel handling systems and service for CANDU reactors in both domestic and international markets. Our success is the result of our commitment to our employees, customers, quality & EHS initiatives.

 

MECHANICAL STRESS ANALYST

 

We are recruiting for a Mechanical Stress Analyst position for our Peterborough, Ontario location.

 

If you see yourself in a challenging, rewarding career at an extremely diverse, technology-driven company, this is the perfect place to start. BWXT NEC’s supportive environment and free flow of information will encourage you to imagine, build, solve and lead.

 

BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada is involved in the design, manufacture, development, testing and service of on-power refueling and reactor maintenance tooling sold around the world. Today, BWXT’s equipment is being used in most of the nuclear power plants in Canada.  Check out the YouTube video of an innovative product we recently designed and manufactured in partnership with Bruce Power, called the Bruce Reactor Inspection and Maintenance System Channel Access Device.  Go to YouTube and search for video: “Bruce Unveils new BRIMS Tool”. There are exceptional opportunities to learn and grow with a career in the nuclear industry in Ontario.

 

The Peterborough community invites you to take a deep breath, relax and enjoy life. We have an abundance of recreational opportunities, festivals, and entertainment that is fueled by culture, nature and homegrown culinary experiences. Friendly people, inspiring landscapes, rich forest tracts, and incredible lakes are waiting for you in the heart of cottage country. The region is home to 140,000 people (approx. 83,000 in the City of Peterborough) in addition to the charming towns, townships and villages that make up the County. We offer the best of all worlds here and we’d like you to get to know us a bit better.

http://peterboroughed.ca/why-peterborough/live/

 

Essential Responsibilities:

 

Provide execution of design and/or analysis of complex equipment and systems from concept to issue of final engineering documents.

 

Performing stress analysis calculations associated with equipment, piping, and vessels including fatigue, welded structures, fracture mechanics, non-linear analysis, and heat transfer.  Traditional methods of the analysis as well as the use of associated software packages would be included.

 

Maintain knowledge of stress analysis techniques and applications and provide consultation to design engineers as required.

 

Preparation or approval of design documentation, design reports, analysis reports, technical specifications, applicable codes & standards, development and test plans, and engineering quotations requests. Prepare and present technical data to internal and external customers as required.

 

Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks is consistent with engineering policies and applicable standards.

 

Adhere to on-time/on-budget criteria associated with project commitments and customer success.

 

Qualifications/Requirements:

 

  • Qualifications/Requirements:

    •               Bachelor or Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in stress analysis techniques.  Finite element analysis experience required.

    •               PEO certified Professional Engineer, or in process.

    •               Knowledge in the application of ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (Section III and VIII), ASME B31.1, B31.3, CSA N285.0, CSA B51.

    •               Minimum 10 years experience in mechanical engineering analysis practice in a manufacturing environment with modern technology.

    •               Knowledge of the jurisdictional processes for pressure vessels (TSSA, CNSC).

    •               Creative problem-solving skills, outstanding analytical abilities, demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work in a team environment.

 

Desired Characteristics:

 

•               Strong preference given to experience related to stress analysis of nuclear components, particularly those used for CANDU stations.

•               Competence in mechanical equipment design and design processes.

•               Experience with automated tooling systems.

•               Knowledge of machine design for oil & gas, mining or power generation industries.

 

BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. 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, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, a conviction for which a pardon has been granted or a record suspended or any other category protected by federal law.

Company
BWX Technologies
Posted
10/12/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Peterborough, ON, CA