Posting Start Date: September 10, 2020
Posting End Date: September 24, 2020
Are you looking for a meaningful career that makes a difference in your community and beyond?At Bruce Power, we offer many exciting careers that provide you the opportunity to have the small-town lifestyle. As part of our team, you’ll work in a Safety First environment and play a vital role in safely delivering low cost, reliable and clean energy for Ontario and life-saving medical isotopes across the globe. Ongoing training and development are part of every job, ensuring constant growth and skill-building potential. Living on the shores of Lake Huron, you will be able to enjoy the outdoors and benefits of small town living.
Currently, our Bruce A Chemistry & Environment division has a temporary opportunity available for a Technical Officer. The expected duration of this temporary assignment will be for up to 14 months.
The Technical Officer will support the Chemistry & Environment team by providing technical services related to assigned chemistry technical responsibilities. These services will contribute to ongoing program implementation, evaluation of program effectiveness and to sustained and improved program performance in support of Operations
What will you be responsible for?
Provide technical evaluations, recommendations and proposals in support of design, commissioning, operation and maintenance of equipment and processes having an impact on the chemistry and environment program
Implement actions in the resolution of chemistry control issues and report chemistry control performance
Assist in the development and implementation of assigned chemistry programs
Ensure sustained and improved program performance through ongoing assessment/surveillance, problem solving, development of objectives and targets and development/maintenance of long term plans
Provide technical support for chemistry and environment programs such on-line instruments, hazardous material compatibility assessments, bulk chemicals, resin management and outage chemistry
Prepare submissions/recommendations, including cost justifications to modify plant systems and processes
Prepare, revise and review chemistry and environment documentation to optimize operation, or recognize changes to systems, consistent with the operating licenses, design intent, applicable regulations, policies, practices and instructions for the safe and environmentally responsible operation of station systems, processes and equipment
Prepare specifications and recommendations for the purchase of materials, services and equipment
Participate in the development and presentation of training programs
Knowledge and Skills
Knowledge of chemistry, metallurgy, mathematics, physics, electricity, economics and environmental sciences to technically understand the operation of a nuclear generating station in order to effectively analyze and solve problems
Support for and optimization of CANDU station design and operation, particularly systems related to the chemistry program such as monitoring of chemical parameters, purification systems, chemical addition systems, bulk chemicals, and chemical process systems
Experience with principles & standards for effective chemistry control to perform technical studies and evaluations and apply problem solving skills
Knowledge and experience with environmental and radiation protection regulations/requirements
Ability to interface effectively with operations/technical staff, regulators and other stakeholders via excellent verbal and written communications skills
Good working knowledge of standard software applications (Microsoft OFFICE, PASSPORT, etc.) related to production/modification/update of reports, spreadsheets, databases, graphic presentations and the like
Education and Experience
Requires an academic background in the areas of: Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
Requires knowledge normally acquired through the successful completion of an accredited four year university education in an appropriate engineering or science field or having the equivalent level of education
A period of over 6 years is normally considered necessary to gain this experience
Please sign in to attach a cover letter and resume, indicating your education and experience as it relates to the Technical Officer opportunity. We look forward to receiving your application and will be in contact with you, should you be selected for an interview.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected to move forward will be contacted.
In order to ensure you are given full consideration for this position, please ensure your candidate application is completely filled out and up to date. The information in the candidate application will be used in the selection process to assess candidacy for this position.
Bruce Power is proud to be an equal opportunity employer; valuing and respecting diversity. We encourage applications from qualified members of the four designated groups.