Civil Engineer, New Graduate

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories

Job title:

Civil Engineer, New Graduate


Canadian Nuclear Laboratories

Job description

Have you just graduated within the last year and looking for a new and challenging opportunity? We are looking for a Civil Engineer, New Graduate to join our team to prepare and oversee Civil Engineering activities that arise during the execution of work linked to Decommissioning and Environmental Remediation at CNL. Does the idea of evaluating existing Civil design to accommodate retrofits, modifications, and improvements appeal to you? Do you have a passion to provide engineering support during the construction, installation, and commissioning project phase? If so, apply now!What you will be doing!

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team to complete the required task.
  • Ability to carry out research as to which codes and standards to apply, materials to use and procedures to follow during analysis, calculations and in the design.
  • Be a field presence for Operations staff to contact and be able to provide advice and guidance.
  • Indicate any other features or elements of the job which have not been previously described but are considered necessary to gain a clear understanding of the job.
  • Leading all discipline related engineering activities and work packages that may present itself during the development and execution of Decommissioning and Environmental work outlined in the milestone plans.
  • Helping scope engineering activities for the Project group.

What we are looking for:

  • At minimum, a Bachelors (Honour) in Engineering or Science from a university of recognized standing; or membership in an engineering or scientific professional organization authorized by statute to establish qualification for membership in that organization. Generally, less than 2 years experience.
  • Proficiency in the use computer programs, Word, Excel, MathCad, STADD Pro, and other related engineering programs.
  • Ability to interpret and develop client’s needs. Where necessary, recommend alternatives to satisfy the requirements while remaining compliant and prepare the final solution (design, report). Recommendations must be compliant with codes and procedures, while being technically accurate, feasible, and buildable. Professionalism to remain current with advances in technology, materials, and processes.
  • Sound knowledge of Civil engineering discipline, some experience is considered an asset.
  • Sound knowledge of HVAC and ventilation systems is considered an asset.
  • Sound knowledge of Pressure Boundary systems, and CNL Pressure Boundary program is considered an asset.
  • Sound knowledge of relevant codes and standards used in the design, construction, and commissioning of nuclear and non-nuclear facilities.
  • Knowledge of Design Engineering practices, organization and quality assurance processes, Engineering Change Control and Configuration Management.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in technical matters, to routinely solve technical problems and to make independent decisions.
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills; previous experience making technical presentations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Nuclear quality standards.
  • Knowledge of radiation protection (RP) standards and RP practices.
  • Demonstrated effective team leadership and team-building skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team and interact with staff at various levels of the organization.
  • Supervisory and project management experience would be an asset.
  • Excellent knowledge of CNL’s engineering practices, organization and quality management program is an asset.

Security clearance eligibility required: Reliability Status with Site Access Security Clearance (SASC), which has a minimum requirement of 3 years of verifiable history in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United States and/or the United Kingdom.Why CNL?Does working with a team across Canada to advance nuclear science and technology for a clean and secure world speak to you? We’re reinventing ourselves to be the pace setters so we can lead the charge in solving the problems that matter, like building the next generation of clean nuclear and hydrogen energy solutions, developing new and better-targeted cancer treatments, and continuing to lead the world in environmental remediation.

  • Work-life balance is an integral part of our overall health and well-being; at CNL, we value this.

We offer a complete total rewards package :

  • paid time off (vacation, sick, floater & personal);
  • benefits effective day one, that’s right, no waiting period;
  • tuition support
  • and a pension!

Do Our Priorities Resonate with You?

  • Clean energy for today and tomorrow.
  • Restore and protect the Environment.
  • Contribute to the health of Canadians.

Location of Work – Hybrid

  • This role is based out of CNL’s Chalk River site, however, subject to the terms of this agreement, the primary work location will be remote. The role will require some regular and frequent attendance at the Chalk River site. The schedule and frequency will be determined by discussions with the manager as well as internal client and project needs. CNL may require travel from time to time, as necessary.

CNL is committed to providing an atmosphere free from barriers that promote equity, diversity and inclusion in achieving our mission. CNL welcomes and celebrates employees, stakeholders and partners of all racial, cultural, and ethnic identities.CNL also supports a workplace environment and a corporate culture built on our Core Values: Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, Safety, Integrity and Excellence, which encourage equitable employment practices and career prospects inclusive of accommodations for all employees.CNL is committed to being an equal-opportunity employer. If you require accommodation measures during any phase of the hiring process, please inform the Talent Acquisition Specialist with whom you are in contact. All information received in relation to accommodation requests will be kept confidential.The Chalk River Laboratories site is located on the unceded and unsurrendered territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabe people. As an organization, CNL recognizes and appreciates their historic connection to this place. CNL also recognizes the contributions that First Nations, Métis, Inuit and other Indigenous Peoples have made, both in shaping and strengthening this community in particular, and this province and country as a whole.#LI-Hybrid

Expected salary


Chalk River, ON

Job date

Fri, 31 May 2024 23:32:52 GMT

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