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Nuclear Fuel Services Mechanical Maintenance Technician in Cambridge, Ontario

BWXT Canada Ltd. (BWXT Canada) has over 60 years of expertise and experience in the design, manufacturing, commissioning and service of nuclear power generation equipment. This includes steam generators, nuclear fuel and fuel components, critical plant components, parts and related plant services. BWXT Canada’s subsidiary, BWXT Medical Ltd. (BWXT Medical) provides its customers, who conduct life-saving medical procedures for patients around the world, the benefit of decades of experience in the development, manufacturing, packaging and delivery of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals. Headquartered in Cambridge, Ontario, BWXT in Canada has approximately 1,800 employees at locations in Peterborough, Toronto, Arnprior, Brampton, Port Elgin, Owen Sound, Kanata and Oakville, Ontario and Vancouver, British Columbia. BWXT Canada is a subsidiary of BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT). Follow us on Twitter @BWXT and learn more atwww.bwxt.com.

We are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Maintenance Technician position for our Cambridge, Ontario.


The Mechanical Maintenance Technician - Level 1 works in a team environment, under the direction of the Lead Technician. They complete equipment assessment and refurbishment tasks. They will learn to document all refurbishment tasks per our procedures and MITP's. In addition to hands-on tool assessment, the LV 1 Technician will be introduced to BWXT's proprietary Waterlancing software for site use. The LV 1 Technician will deploy to customer job sites (Bruce Power, Ontario Power Generation, New Brunswick Power & Cernavoda) as required for outages.


  • Undertake moderately complex technical assignments that are part of an ongoing engineering program in support of activities such as production, operation of equipment and systems, under direct supervision.

  • Review and understand Waterlancing operating procedures and technicians qualifications.

  • During project execution responsible for setting up and maintaining equipment.

  • As a junior technician, you will work as a part of a larger team, and your work will be closely supervised.

  • Typically can be cross utilized to support Visual Inspection.


  • Post-secondary education in technical field is preferred.

  • 1 - 2 years experience in a related field would be a preference.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively as part of a team.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Field projects requires shift work and extended hours.

  • Extensive site work is required (50% - 60%).

  • Previous experience at a Nuclear Facility (BP, OPG, NBP) is an asset.

  • Automation/ control system knowledge is an asset.

  • Displays technical competence. Understands the objectives of professional staff but requires direction from Lead Technicians and Supervisors. Technical assistance is provided by Engineers.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance in order to gain access to nuclear power plant sites.

  • Must be willing to work in a radiological environment.


  • Work within the growing and exciting nuclear industry as well as with highly skilled employees!

  • Competitive salaries

  • Employer-paid pension plan

  • Profit sharing plan

  • Bonus 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.

    The base salary range for this position in [[Ontario]] at the start of employment is expected to be between $[[61,000]] and $[[79,000]] per year. However, the base salary offered is based on local job market factors and may vary further depending on factors specific to the selected job candidate, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to these considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, such as an annual cash incentive in addition to a full range of medical, retirement, and/or other benefits. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided at such time the selected job candidate receives an offer of employment.

    Learn more about how BWXT employs nuclear technology to solve some of the world’s most important problems. BWXT’s capabilities video showcases our innovation in commercial nuclear power, addressing climate change, as well as our advanced nuclear medicine products treating patients around the world. We are People Strong. Innovation Driven.

    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. 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 accommodations 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.