Project Engineer

Project Engineer

We are currently recruiting for a Project Engineer for our Peterborough, Ontario location.

The Project Engineer will work as a lead on technically challenging project as a member of a systems engineering group that supports on-power refueling systems for CANDU Reactors.

You will lead the design, development, and test of projects related to automated and semi-automated fuelling machines, robotic systems, and maintenance tooling for CANDU reactors.

Most of the responsibility will focus on the initial stages of project development, requirement development, and compliance & traceability.  You will work within a highly collaborative organization with cross functional engineering teams testing your ability to display technical and procedural leadership.


  • Define and manage system-level design requirements with the use of formal management tools (Req. Pro, Quality Center, DOORS).
  • Define and manage interfaces and scope between discipline specific design areas (mechanical, I&C and software).
  • Provide leadership and direction of design activities in conjunction with the technical counselors.
  • Prepare and verify system-level design documentation.
  • Make technical decisions on trade-offs and alternative solutions ensuring that they meet the contractual requirements   for the project.
  • Develop testing/verification & validation strategies, plans, procedures, and reports to fulfill requirements traceability.
  • Perform hazard/safety assessments.
  • Construct design FMEA in conjunction with the design team.
  • Provide technical oversight in a unionized testing environment.
  • Provide technical oversight of and interface to equipment suppliers.
  • Lead and participate in troubleshooting investigations to support system failures on site.


  • Work efficiently within Business Management Structure to ensure compliance of design and supply projects.
  • Work within the customer’s engineering change control process to successfully deliver products for customer success.
  • Determine and document project deliverables, methods and limitations.
  • Conduct Design Reviews as required during the project lifecycle.
  • Conduct functional test/FAT as required.
  • Support the project manager and multi-functional design to manage scheduled tasks.
  • Maintain systems engineering tools and best practices and educate other engineering disciplines.


  • B.A.Sc. in Engineering.
  • Min 5 years’ experience in design engineering.
  • Holds a current PEO license.
  • Experience with a broad range of interdisciplinary activities: systems design, requirements development, interface design, systems integration and test, RAM&S.
  • Exposure to a broad range of interdisciplinary departments: mechanical, I&C, software design and manufacturing.
  • Adept with process control systems (e.g. PLCs).
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, understandable by a diverse audience.
  • Creative problem-solving skills, outstanding analytical abilities, demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work in a team.
  • Flexibility to work remotely on short-term customer site assignment.


Creative and innovative thinkers please apply!

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