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Date:  Jul 13, 2022

Bowmanville, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Nuclear

Position Title:  Quality Control Inspector

At Aecon, we’re building the future and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We're always looking for exceptional talent to work on our exciting and ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on being the #1 Canadian Infrastructure Company and the first choice employer in our industry.



Position Overview
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.


The joint venture between SNC-Lavalin and Aecon (Canatom) 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 and consists of two phases – a Definition Phase and an Execution Phase. The Definition Phase includes the construction of a full-scale reactor mock-up to simulate key elements of the refurbishment work, and the development, procurement and testing of specialized tooling required for the project. The Execution Phase involves refurbishment of the reactor cores using the tools and methods that were developed and tested during the Definition Phase.


The Quality Inspector is responsible for the performance of all quality functions and duties as related to the RFR construction activities performed under the Aecon Quality Program. The position reports to the Quality Control Supervisor.


Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in the execution of required inspections as outlined in the Construction and Inspection and Test Plans.
  • Perform quality inspection in accordance with the related codes and customer specifications. Such inspections shall include but not be limited to dimension and visual weld inspections 
  • Review of History Documents including Certified Material Test Reports when required
  • Perform weld monitoring as required.
  • Complete all associated records for individual inspections.
  • Support the Series Quality Control Lead on the assigned RFR Series fielding questions related to quality and execution of quality inspection activities;
  • Obtain required training to be competent and proficient in the execution of inspections and recording of results.
  • Support quality control activities and processes performed under the Quality Program, including work performed by any sub-contractor performing work under the umbrella of the assigned RFR Series.  QC activities will be based on approved documented processes and in accordance with the contract, technical specifications, applicable codes and standards
  • Support site QC activities associated with the Project requirements for the assigned RFR series.
  • Review and validation of associated Quality Records at the earliest opportunity following completion of the field activity


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Sound knowledge of the Safety and Quality Program principles with regards to work in the Nuclear industry
  • Demonstrated people skills and the ability to contribute to a positive and healthy Safety and Quality Culture throughout the quality team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Adequate computer skills to the level required to permit performance of all assigned functions and tasks
  • Computer literate in MS Office
  • Preferred graduate in welding technology, QA/QC or a related discipline at the University or College level.
  • Preferred W178 Level 2 Visual Weld inspection, level 1 at a minimum.
  • Time management awareness
  • Able to effectively interact with people at all levels of the organization with view to implementing quality requirements and objectives
  • Pays attention to detail and able to focus on the end result
  • Demonstrates a level of Individual Human Performance awareness
  • Demonstrated awareness and knowledge of applicable ISO, CSA, ASME and other Technical Standards and Codes associated with the Project


Aecon has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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