For one of our key clients in Canada, we are looking for a Senior Nuclear Civil Engineer to support the US based project. This is a permanent position to be based in New Brunswick in Canada.


Role description

• Project leader, providing this company with support and collaborating with US partners. This will involve technical coordination of the various activities as well as budget and schedule management.
• Writing design requirements for the civil and structural aspects of the design
• Writing and supporting safety case documents for the Canadian and UK regulator
• Overseeing design consultants carrying out civil and structural design and analysis including seismic studies.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

• Performs non-routine and varied engineering assignments typically in areas of design, development, analysis, evaluation, testing, preparation of specifications, execution of field tasks and resolution of field problems.
• Ensures compliance with government, organization and customer engineering codes and standards.
• Independently evaluates, selects and applies a variety of technical techniques, procedures, and criteria using judgement in making adaptations and modifications.
• Continues to develop knowledge of organization processes and customers.
• Works on special projects, as directed.
• Performs other related duties and tasks, as required.

Essential skills

  • Bachelors in Civil Engineering with the addition of 3-5 years experience in the Nuclear industry is necessary.
  • Over 5 years technical experience in civil and structural fields doing and managing design and analyses. Specific nuclear industry experience is preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of related engineering standards, techniques and criteria (CSA, ASME).
    • Excellent communication skills including the ability to comprehend and convey detailed technical data.
    • Ability to develop and maintain good interpersonal relationships.
    • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.
    • Engineering organizations may have additional qualification requirements with established criterion to demonstrate success including such items as training courses and/or qualification cards.

Desired skills

The position will be based in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. International and national travel will be required as part of the role.

I have been a Recruitment Consultant with Thomas Thor for 7 years and I am now in charge of the Toronto office. As a Recruitment Consultant, my role is to connect local and international professionals to my clients which include operators, engineering companies, equipment manufacturers and research organizations.

Clarisse Lievre