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Courtice, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Nuclear

Trainer - Feeders and Welding

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 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 Trainer – Feeders and Welding Series will report to the Training Supervisor – Feeders and Welding Series and will be responsible to assist the developing and will deliver instructional material for technical training courses that support the Darlington Retube and Feeder Replacement (RFR) Project. The RFR Training program focuses on training approximately 1000 trades workers to dismantle and rebuild 4 nuclear reactor units using highly specialized tooling systems and equipment.  The training effort will span approximately 10 years and the program will follow a blended learning strategy that combines interactive classroom sessions, e-learning, simulations, and, practical hands-on demonstrations and rehearsals. A systematic approach to training (SAT) and adult learning principles will be utilized throughout the design, development and delivery of the training program. 

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Assists in identifying technical training requirements and creating material to successfully educate project team members to perform their assigned tasks safely, efficiently and effectively.  These materials include lesson plans, trainer guides, training manuals, job aids, practical evaluations, written exams and other materials, to ensure optimum knowledge retention and skills development of the trainees.
  • Delivers entry and advanced level courses for both internal and external audiences in accordance with the Mock up Training plan.
  • Assists to ensure that multimedia technology and authoring tools are used to incorporate high quality graphics, animations/simulations, drawings, pictures, and other graphical representations into the training material to clarify concepts, support and enhance written and oral information, and to challenge trainees to demonstrate understanding of the course content.
  • Promotes a culture of safety, quality, team participation, and motivation in all aspects of training.
  • Interfaces with construction and tooling staff to address training requirements and determine appropriate methods of delivery.
  • Participates in training content reviews with tooling, construction and other stakeholders to ensure training adequacy, effectiveness and accuracy.
  • Ensures storage and revision control of all documents is as per issued instruction
  • Maintains good order and is responsible for the conduct of trainees while they are in the training environment

 

Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Relevant post-secondary degree/diploma such as a 3-year technical college program or apprenticeship with 3 -5 years of applicable experience or an equivalent combination education and experience.
  • Proficient writer of trainer guides and training manuals. (Samples of writing will be requested for interview.)
  • Experience in developing nuclear refurbishment training programs is an asset.
  • Ability to identify training gaps; generate effective solutions; and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Highly self-motivated, disciplined and able to work independently. Can maintain good order and proper conduct of trainees under their care
  • Experience in assembling, operating and maintaining tooling equipment which is largely robotic in nature would be an asset.

 

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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