Are you looking for a meaningful career that makes a difference in your community and beyond? At Bruce Power, we offer exciting careers in Operations that provide you the opportunity to have the small-town lifestyle. You will work with complex systems in a Safety First environment, supporting nuclear projects that make a difference. Ongoing training and development are part of every job, ensuring constant growth and skill-building potential. Living on the shores of Lake Huron, you will be able to enjoy the outdoors and benefits of small town living.
The roles and responsibilities of a Nuclear Operator are derived from Bruce Power's number one value of Safety First. Nuclear Operators are required to perform rounds, routines and safety system tests in all areas within the plant. Operators monitor and maintain the operating status of equipment and systems such as pumps, fans, motors and gauges. This includes controlling system pressures, temperatures, water levels and maintaining the health of equipment. Nuclear Operators, having the highest regard for safety, are responsible for the systems needed to fuel, control and maintain nuclear reactors.
Operators' in-depth knowledge of the plant and its components is acquired through extensive classroom training, on the job training, job performance measures and experiences in the station.
The career path for a Nuclear Operator can lead to various supervisory positions including Supervising Nuclear Operator, Authorized Nuclear Operator, Control Room Operator, Field Shift Operating Supervisor, Control Room Shift Supervisor and Shift Manager.
Please Note: More than one position is available. Your application for this position will be considered for positions that may become available throughout the year.
· Aptitude for technical learning and ability to transfer technical knowledge to practical applications
· Proven ability to focus on a broad range of activities, prioritize effectively and see tasks and assignments through to completion
· Effective verbal and written communication skills in English
· Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to succeed in a team-based environment
· This role requires the individual to be able to physically use climbing equipment, work in constricted spaces and wear safety equipment including helmets, breathing apparatus and safety harnesses
· Demonstrated desire and potential to develop technical and leadership skills
· Demonstrated commitment to the Bruce Power behaviours, Human Performance tools and Operator Fundamentals
· Other duties as required
Includes the ability to work effectively under the following working conditions:
· 12-hour rotating shifts, including weekdays, weeknights, weekends and holidays
· Exposure to ionizing radiation, requiring the use of appropriate protective equipment and clothing (e.g. fully enclosed, air supplied plastics suit)
· Industrial setting (indoors & outdoors), requiring the use of appropriate protective equipment and clothing (e.g. hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, respirator, gloves, safety footwear)
· Heights, vertical ladders, slotted gratings, cramped spaces, confined spaces, noise, extreme temperatures and strong odours
Education and Experience:
· Must have a Secondary School Diploma with Ontario Academic Courses (OAC's) or Grade 12-University Preparation Courses in math, physics and chemistry or
· A Secondary School Diploma with a completed College Diploma/Certificate in an applicable technical discipline (minimum 2 years and must provide required theoretical knowledge in math, physics and chemistry)
· Preference for education in Power or Marine Engineering; or University degree in Nuclear, Mechanical, Chemical, Aerospace, or Electrical Engineering; or a University degree in Sciences, Health Sciences, or Environmental Sciences.
· Applicable experience working in utilities or industrial environments is preferred
Candidates MUST include a copy of their transcript (official or unofficial) to demonstrate they have completed courses in math, physics, and chemistry. Candidates that do not provide a transcript will NOT be considered.
The selection process for those meeting our requirements includes:
· Skills, Knowledge, Education, and Experience per the above qualifications
· Online Computer Based Assessments
· Behavioural /Technical Interview
· Reference Checks
· Security Clearance
· Medical evaluation to qualify for Nuclear Energy Worker (NEW) status and Nuclear Operator position
Are you ready for a change?
Please attach a cover letter and resume, indicating your education and experience as it relates to this opportunity. We look forward to receiving your application and will be in contact with you, should you be selected for an interview.
The successful candidate will be selected based on related and required education, experience, knowledge and skills, a competency-based interview and background reference checks.
As one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, Bruce Power is committed to promoting a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion where workers feel valued for their uniqueness and are recognized for their individual differences, talents and skills. Diversity, equity and inclusion is critical to our business as we recognize that our people are our greatest resource. To support our inclusive workplace culture, we welcome and encourage everyone to apply.