Team Leader, Instrumentation and Control Engineer

BWX Technologies (Peterborough ON, Canada) 1 day ago

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.

Team Leader – Instrumentation and Control Engineer


We are currently recruiting for an Engineering Team Leader, Instrumentation & Control for our facility in Peterborough, ON.

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.


Assist the functional leadership of control engineers and designers to lead the design, development, and delivery of control systems for fuel handling applications, specialized tooling and process plant systems in the nuclear industry. 


Planning and Project Integration

  • Facilitate the preparation of proper plans and schedules (level 3) with individual contributors. Take ownership of the cost/schedule commitments of your team and your staff.
  • Assist the functional manager in the review and approval of proposals and estimates.

Scope, Schedule, and Cost

  • Prepare task assignment to individual contributors at the beginning of the project to define the project baseline.
  • Provide a detailed level of Scope/Schedule/Budget surveillance to ensure adherence to Scope/Schedule/Budget.
  • Monitor and drive job Scope/Schedule/Budget control with individuals to improve overall performance.
  • Interface with Project Management Office (PMO) to report any Scope/Schedule/Budget variance from the project baseline.


  • Lead the development, standardization and implementation of design processes to improve the operating efficiency of the Engineering unit. Development of the design guidelines for their knowledge areas.
  • Document the processes and procedures which provide effective training and guidance documents for the Engineering staff.
  • Assure compliance and adherence to processes and policy requirements. Enforce procedural use and adherence during approval steps.
  • Verify the quality of the deliverables.
  • Plan, lead, schedule and complete internal continuous improvement initiatives.

Human Resources

  • Participate in resource planning with functional manager(s).
  • Assist in the recruitment and interviewing of candidates.
  • Write and conduct performance reviews in cooperation with the Functional Manager. Prepare and rollout individual goals for team members annually.
  • Coach individual contributors to achieve best in class results.
  • Assist in the onboarding training and development of staff new to the business.
  • Review and approve weekly time sheet.


  • Work closely with the Functional Manager, PMO and individuals to ensure that there is proper communication of job status.
  • This position requires frequent interaction with external customers, subcontractors, and cross-functional internal teams. The team leader must have excellent communication skills, be energetic and a problem solver.
  • Conduct regular team meetings to ensure accurate work planning, share design best practices and encourage team collaboration.

Risk Analysis

  • Proactively identify project and technical risk, analyze solutions, and take decisive action to resolve issues and communicate these to the business.
  • Lead individuals/teams in determining mitigation plans.


• Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical field.

• P.Eng. or eligible to pursue the license.

• Minimum 5 years experience in Control Engineering

• Minimum 2 years experience demonstrating ability to lead small to medium scale design teams.

• Familiar with complete design process: Proposal, Concept Design, Detail Design, Customer Review, Procurement, Manufacturing, Testing, Installation, Commissioning, and Close Out.

• Familiar with project lifecycle: Planning, Execution, Monitoring & Controlling and Closure.

• Familiar with Customer (OPG and Bruce Power) process such as ECC is an asset.

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.

Team Leader, Instrumentation and Control Engineer

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