Nuclear Decommissioning and Waste Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee   contract


Canada - Ontario, Whitby

Job Summary

AECOM Canada Nuclear Services is seeking an Engineer – Waste Management and Decommissioning to be based in Whitby or Ottawa, ON.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Summary:

Reporting to the VP Engineering and Chief Nuclear Engineer, the Engineer – Waste Management and Decommissioning is accountable to ensure that all related Technical Activities are performed in accordance with approved policies, standards, programs and procedures consistent with the expectations of the Chief Nuclear Engineer and the requirements of the ACNS Nuclear Quality System Manual.

The job incumbent will support the Chief Nuclear Engineer by providing expertise and specialized support in all areas supporting the Engineering interface with Waste Management and Decommissioning activities, including but not limited to Designs, Analyses, Reports and Assessments, Procedures, Plant configuration, Equipment Assessments, Radiation Protection and other Technical Products. The position is accountable to:

  • Ensure that they are trained, competent and qualified to perform their tasks

  • Provide investigation and resolution of technical issues during all phases of a project

  • Review Technical Products and provide input as required including but not limited to:

  • Technical Specifications

  • Design Drawings and Bills of Material

  • Commissioning Specifications and other Operating Documentation

  • Assessments of Decommissioning and Waste Management activities, equipment options, alternative strategies, and impact on safety and licensing assessments.

  • Use accumulated knowledge to perform other support functions in the areas of waste handling, licensing, radiation protection, nuclear and conventional safety.

Minimum Requirements

  • A 4-year degree in Engineering or associated Science background

  • A minimum of 4 (four) years of relevant experience in a Waste Management or Decommissioning Environment as well as engineering support activities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 (five) + years of experience in a Waste Management or Decommissioning Environment as well as engineering support activities

  • Preferably registered and practicing Professional Engineer, or eligible to be licensed

  • Demonstrated a good technical understanding of Nuclear Power Plant/Waste Site Operation

  • Demonstrated a good understanding of the Canadian Regulatory Environment and its requirements pertaining to Power Plant and Waste Site Operation.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of waste handling, characterization, and implementation of waste minimization principles.

  • Demonstrated in depth understanding of the practical application of engineering principles in their discipline.

  • Good written and verbal skills and an ability to influence and interact with all Management Levels.

Additional Information:

  • Company Sponsorship to work in the country is not available for this position.

  • Company Relocation is not available for this position.

  • AECOM encourages, but does not require, its employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. However, this position is on a project or a work site, which requires workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination will be required.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering

Business Line Power

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 257996BR

Additional Locations CA - Ottawa, ON - 1150 Morrison Dr

Virtual: 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.