Control Room Supervisor
Bruce Power
Tiverton, ON
Are you looking for a rewarding career that combines the challenge of leadership with technical problem solving?

Bruce Power is currently seeking candidates for our Control Room Shift Supervisor program.

Bruce Power

Situated on the shores of Lake Huron, Bruce Power provides more than 30 per cent of Ontario’s electricity at 30 per cent less than the average cost to generate residential power. Our people are proud of the role they play in safely delivering clean, reliable, low-cost nuclear power to families and businesses across the province and life-saving medical isotopes across the globe.

We are a big company with small town roots. As part of our team you will find limitless opportunities to succeed and grow in a progressive, diverse and inclusive workforce.

The Opportunity

Selected candidates will join the Control Room Shift Supervisor in Training (CRSSIT) program, initially as a Shift Advisor Technical (SAT). In the SAT role you take on a variety of duties to acclimatize to the plant, its daily operations and shift work. Once you have gained the general plant knowledge and process knowledge and your supervisor supports your progression, you will go on to the CRSSIT program. This is an extensive three-year training program where you will learn all of the technical aspects to run the plant during both normal and abnormal conditions. Once successfully completing the training program you will spend a period of time on shift co-piloting with a licensed Control Room Shift Supervisor. Upon successful completion of the co-piloting term, you then receive a CNSC license and move into the Control Room Shift Supervisor role.

The primary responsibility of the Control Room Shift Supervisor is to manage the conduct of operations of the Main Control Room staff at Bruce A or Bruce B generating stations in compliance with the operating licence and approved policies and procedures. Accountabilities for the Control Room Shift Supervisor include reactor units, Unit 0 streamed Operators and Fuel Handling staff in the Main Control Room. Candidates are expected to demonstrate progress to remain on the program.

Specific Accountabilities:
Upon notification of a significant system, environmental, radiological, or equipment deficiency, ensure that the defective system or equipment has been converted to a safe state in accordance with approved operating procedures.
Ensure that the conditions of the Operating Policies and Principles are rigorously observed.
Ensure all work (operating and outage units) is conducted in a conservative fashion, such that personnel, nuclear, public and environmental safety are the over-riding priority.
Review work done on the shift and give a detailed shift turnover to the relieving Shift Supervisor. Provide or obtain appropriate authorizations and approvals for work in accordance with the plan and, as required, by the station, Operating Policies and Principles (OP&Ps), and other procedures.
Work with Shift Manager and shift supervision to ensure crew performance meets all Operations expectations and standards, identify and implement recovery plans where required.
Other duties as required.

Skills and Knowledge:
Capability as required to obtain authorization of a Control Room Shift Supervisor at assigned facility.
Must be able to work rotating 12 hour shifts

Education:
Must have a degree in engineering or science from a recognized university or an acceptable alternative (noted below).

Acceptable alternatives are:
A current or expired certification as an Authorized Nuclear Operator, Unit 0 Control Room Operator, Control Room Shift Supervisor, or Plant Shift Supervisor at a Canadian nuclear power plant; OR
A current or expired certificate of qualification as stationary engineer second class or operating engineer second class obtained in Canada; OR
A two-year technician or technologist diploma from a recognized institution in a discipline relevant to power engineering, with three years’ experience in that discipline; OR
Three-year technologist diploma from a recognized institution in a discipline relevant to power engineering, with two years’ experience in that discipline; OR
Academic qualifications that meet the requirements for registration as a professional engineer in Canada.

Experience:
8-10 years of experience in a leadership role in an industrial environment
Ability to work in a technical environment under time constraints
Experience managing in a unionized setting is an asset

Selection Process:
To move forward candidates must meet the set thresholds in the following areas:

Education & Experience
Math and Science Test
Leadership Interview
Must be able to demonstrate leadership and management skills in the following areas, but not limited to:
Knows the Business
Demonstrates Uncompromising High Standards
Drives for Accountability & Results
Displays Good Judgment
Communicates Effectively
Achieves Success Together
Computer Based Leadership Assessment
Simulator Assessment
Receipt of positive reference checks

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.