Quality Specialist - Nuclear - Military veterans preferred

2020-03-17
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Kincardine
Canada

Canada - Ontario, Kincardine

Job Summary

ABOUT US

The Shoreline Power Group is a Joint Venture of Aecon, AECOM and SNC-Lavalin. Shoreline Power Group will be completing the Fuel Channel and Feeder Replacement (FCFR) project. The joint venture has been awarded a contract by Bruce Power to execute the Unit 6 FCFR at the Bruce Nuclear Generating Station in Kincardine, Ontario.

This project is part of Bruce Power’s Life Extension Program, which will allow Bruce Power’s CANDU units to continue to operate safely through to 2064, the project is the centerpiece of the Major Component Replacement (MCR) program to replace the main components of the reactor. Unit 6 is the first of six reactors being replaced by Bruce Power through the MCR program.

The scope of work includes the removal and replacement of calandria tubes, pressure tubes, and feeders for Unit 6, as well as construction management and trade labor. Work is scheduled to commence in June 2020, with expected completion in the third quarter of 2022.

To support the nuclear sector in Canada, Aecon maintains a nuclear quality management system compliant to the requirements of CSA Standards N286-05, CAN3-Z299.1 and N286.7. Additionally, Aecon maintains several CSA N285.0 Certificates of Authorization. Aecon’s N, NPT, NS & NA Stamps from the ASME, coupled with programmatic compliance to U.S. Federal regulation 10CFR50 Appendix B, has extended Aecon’s reach to the U.S. and international nuclear markets.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The Quality Specialist reports to the Project Quality Manager and will be responsible for the development of quality associated documentation and processes which comply with customer contract, technical specifications, Code and Standard requirements and local jurisdictional requirements. The Quality Specialist will work closely with Project Management and will be responsible to assist with the development of Comprehensive Work Packages (CWP’s) which includes development of Construction, Inspection & Test Plans (CITP’s). This development work will be performed in accordance with an Integrated Quality Management Plan (IQMP) and a Project Execution Plan. The Quality Specialist shall identify and report quality problems and problems related to the effective implementation of the IQMP.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Quality Specialist is responsible to identify verification, examination, testing requirements. The Quality Specialist shall have direct access to a level of management necessary to ensure that appropriate quality assurance and quality control requirements are implemented. The Quality Specialist is responsible:

  • To support Project Site Team on matters pertaining to quality;

  • To report conditions affecting quality to the Project Quality Manager;

  • Developing the Inspection, Examination & Testing steps and strategically inserting them in the CITP;

  • Working collaboratively with the FE, Project Coordinator & Trade Supervisor to complete the CITP or CITP Addendum

  • Working collaboratively with Project Coordinators to complete the CWP;

  • Route CITP’s or CITP Addendum’s for AI/ANI and the customer’s review & acceptance, where applicable;

  • Preparation of History Docket / History File Packages;

  • Assist with the review of purchase requisitions;

  • Assist with the disposition of NCR’s;

  • Assist with implementation of actions associated with documented Corrective Action Reports

EXTENT OF PUBLIC CONTACT

  • Customer representatives and 3rd Party contractors,

  • Project Engineering, Project Management, Field Engineers, TSSA -AI/ANI & Quality Team Personnel

  • Trade Supervision and Trade Personnel

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Various work locations in both field and office

  • Travel as necessary

Level specific responsibilities:

  • Under general direction, technically supervises quality projects or major phases of significant quality projects, coordinating the efforts of technical support staff in the performance of assigned project.

  • Possesses and applies comprehensive knowledge to the completion of significant quality assignments.

  • Provides leadership for quality assurance and quality control support on assigned program(s) and/or areas to ensure that the project is designed, procured and installed in accordance with customer and company quality requirements.

  • Provides leadership for new systems, development, proposals, implementation, procedures and any related quality activity.

  • Develops and applies advanced quality assurance/control theories, as well as research techniques in the investigation and solution of complex and advanced technical problems on the forefront of new technologies.

  • Analyzes, evaluates and plans methods of approach, as well as organizes means to achieve solution of complex technical problems.

  • Reviews project process and evaluates results.

  • Evaluates vendor capabilities to provide required products or services.

  • Makes frequent decisions using principles and professional independent judgment.

  • Conducts investigations and tests that are of moderate to considerable complexity.

  • Provides technical consultation to lower level engineers, technicians and inspectors.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS plus 6 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology or related field

  • Certification(s) in: Quality Engineer (CQE) or Quality Technologist (CQT)

  • Experience and knowledge with Nuclear Codes & Standards, and an understanding of Nuclear Safety Culture.

  • Project site experience with understanding of DEC’s/DCN’s and development of Comprehensive Work Packages

  • Knowledge and experience with Nondestructive Methods and their application

  • Knowledge and experience with Weld Procedures, Welding Processes and their application

  • Experience interfacing with Project Team members, the AI/ANI and customer representatives

  • Experience with working in a Nuclear facility and interfacing with the facility owner

Experience with replacement Fuel Channel components and Feeder Pipe would be an asset

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

  • Due to the nature of work conducted by Shoreline, mandated nuclear export controls requirements must be met for employment

  • Our background check process includes a full security check and clearance process as well as reference checks. The security clearance process includes a comprehensive list of previous residences, employment, education and other pertinent information. Those with a valid Bruce Power security clearance are strongly preferred.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Quality Assurance / Quality Controls

Business Line Power & Industrial

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 235865BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.