AECOM Welding Specialist, Nuclear in Kincardine, Ontario

Canada - Ontario, Kincardine

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Welding Specialist to be based in our Kincardine, ON location. An ideal candidate must be local or willing to relocate to the area.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

Project Information for Welding Specialist scope and project assignment:

  • 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 labour. Work is scheduled to commence in June 2020, with expected completion in the third quarter of 2022.

  • Reporting functionally to project supervision, the Welding Specialist is responsible for supporting the fabrication or construction team in the planning and execution of welding of nuclear and conventional projects.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all work is performed in accordance with Safety requirements.

  • Conduct technical reviews of Requests for Quotation, Requests for Proposals (RFQ/RFP) and contracts for welding requirements.

  • Ability to interpret AECOM and customer drawings, codes, standards, and procedures and communicate review findings with applicable project personnel.

  • Develop welding techniques, procedures, and application of welding equipment, using knowledge of production specifications, properties and characteristics of metals and metal alloys, and weld engineering principles.

  • Provide expertise and work closely with welders, supervisors and Welding Engineers to determine optimal welding parameters with equipment type, process, joint configuration, and consumable selection.

  • Create and review weld procedures that meet customer, Code, specifications and local jurisdictional authority requirements.

  • Supervise and witness PQR tests, record the actual ranges, prepare requisitions for chemical and physical testing with a lab, and certify PQRs.

  • Training of welders on weld procedures, processes and welding equipment, and the maintenance of same.

  • Review detailed drawings and determine joint configurations and weld symbols

  • Preparation of AECOM Technical Specifications and requisitions for weld consumables, including Special Purchasing Instructions.

  • As required, manage the qualification of welders for field and shop welding personnel

  • Stay current with and introduce new technologies

  • Other tasks as assigned by Manager

  • Provide support to shop personnel and assist the Welding Engineer in weld procedure and welder qualification, implementation of the welding processes, developing welding parameters and provide feedback to management and shop personnel.

  • Work within the budgeted project allowances.

Work Closely with the following contact persons:

  • Customers, suppliers

  • Estimating

  • Purchasing

  • QA/QC

  • Tradesmen, Supervisors, Superintendents

Physical Requirements of The Role:

  • Office staff personnel

  • Traveling

  • Extensive reading

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years of manufacturing/fabrication or related industry knowledge

  • Graduate of Welding Technology Program or equivalent, or equivalent practical experience

  • Strong working knowledge of arc welding processes and equipment are essential. Knowledge of ASME Code Section IX, CWB W47.1 and CSA W59, AWS D1.1/D1.6, would be an asset.

  • Certification as a CWB Welding Supervisor would be an asset

  • Good working knowledge of NDE methods for VT/MT/PT/RT and UT

  • General knowledge of Manufacturing methods and procedures

  • Strong written, verbal communication and problem solving skills

  • Working knowledge with MS based computer applications

  • Work well in a Team Environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Due to the nature of work conducted by AECOM, 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

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Quality Assurance / Quality Controls

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 196602BR

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.