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Date:  Mar 30, 2024

Bowmanville, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Nuclear

Position Title:  Intermediate Electrical Technologist

Come Build Your Career at Aecon!

As a Canadian leader in infrastructure development, Aecon is safely and sustainably building what matters for future generations to thrive! We lead some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of our generation, at the forefront of transformational change in transportation and energy, and partnering every day to build, connect, power, and strengthen our communities.

At Aecon, you can count on:

  • Safety First. Our number one core value. If we can’t do it safely, we don’t do it at all.
  • Integrity. We lead by example, with humility and courage.
  • Accountability. We’re passionate about delivering on our commitments.
  • Inclusion. We provide equitable opportunities for everyone.


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. So, we invest in our people, just like they invest in us! 


At Aecon we:

  • Ensure you and your family receive the services needed to support your mental, emotional, and physical well-being
  • Believe in helping you build your career through our Aecon University and Leadership Programs
  • Are committed to supporting and investing in inclusive work environments, through initiatives like Equity, Diversity & Inclusion training, our Aecon Women in Trades and Aecon Diversity in Trades programs, and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to ensure we are building inclusion into every aspect of our culture at Aecon.
  • Are a leader in sustainable construction. With a strong commitment to operating responsibility by minimizing our impact on the environment and surrounding communities.


Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our people. We’re always searching the globe for innovative, collaborative minds to join our best-in-class Aecon community!


About Us 

Since 1967, we have proudly served Ontario’s nuclear industry. Aecon Nuclear aims to be the partner-of-choice for key nuclear clients and our dedication to excellence is leading us there. Aecon Nuclear provides a full spectrum of Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) services, in addition to maintenance and manufacturing services tailored to meet the demanding requirements of the nuclear power industry.


CanAtom Power Group is the joint venture between SNC-Lavalin and Aecon has been awarded a contract with Ontario Power Generation (OPG) to carry out the Darlington Retube and Feeder Replacement (RFR) project.

The project involves refurbishment of all four reactors at the Darlington Generating Station.


CanAtom is looking to hire  additional Intermediate/Senior Electrical Technologist and based on our customers’ needs, these opportunities are  expected to be available starting this summer.  Reporting to the Area Manager, Feeders the Machine Welding Equipment Technician shall be responsible for Servicing, Maintaining, Repairing, Testing and Commissioning of orbital welding equipment required for the 

installation of Feeders and Instrument Tubing.  Examples of the welding systems include: 

  • Conventional Welding Power Supplies
  • Liburdi Orbital Welding Heads
  • Autogenous tube Welding Heads
  • Automated Welding Systems for Bellows   


What You'll Do Here

  • Lead setup, commissioning, testing and maintenance activities for automated machine control systems
  • Assemble control system hardware, and perform modifications and repairs as necessary
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot problems with control system hardware and software
  • Work with engineering to determine feasible solutions or design improvements to resolve tooling control system problems
  • Read and mark up electrical schematics as required to reflect as‐built condition, or to document modifications to equipment
  • Prepare engineering change request documents update schematic drawings and other technical materials
  • Occasionally work with equipment containing high voltages
  • Become a nuclear energy worker (NEW)
  • Documents to incorporate changes made to the equipment
  • Provide periodic status reports to supervision
  • Perform work in a radiation environment when required
  • Travel to vendor and project sites
  • Maintain stable performance and behavior under pressure and/or opposition


What You Bring To The Team

  • Technologist Diploma in the field of electrical technology, instrumentation, or equivalent relevant work experience
  • Minimum 7 years relevant work experience
  • Proven experience in designing or maintaining servo‐based motion control systems, industrial networking  (ProfiNet), distributed I/O is an asset
  • Proven initiative and motivation is required Leadership experience for a small team is an asset
  • Must be effective in a multi‐discipline team environment involving engineers, fellow technologists, and  tradespeople
  • Results oriented, takes ownership of tasks assigned and completes them as promised
  • Must be able to work to tight deadlines
  • Analytical problem solving skills
  • Familiarity with Electrical drawings and CSA standards
  • Coach & train lower level employees, serve as a problem‐solving resource to others
  • Strong interpersonal skills, efficient and effective communication (written and oral) and organization skills are  essential
  • Orbital Welding experience
  • CANDU Site experience is an asset
  • Advanced knowledge of retube equipment, processes and principles of operation is an asset
  • Ability to effectively communicate work instructions to support personnel



Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization. We welcome all to apply including, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


We are committed to adhering to the objectives and requirements outlined in the Accessible Canada Act (ACA), and to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, through the implementation of the requirements of the ACA and its applicable regulations. If you require accommodation under the ACA during any step of the application process please click here.

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