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Date:  Aug 5, 2022
Location: 

Kincardine, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Nuclear

Position Title:  Welding Specialist

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Aecon is proud to build some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of this generation. From the roads and transit systems that connect our communities, to the communication networks that link us from coast-to-coast, and the water infrastructure that supplies our businesses and homes. Our integral work includes constructing the pipelines that join provinces with the energy that fuels the nation, and the airports and ports that connect us all. Aecon is there, safely and sustainably building the future.  

 

We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our employees. We are always searching the globe for exceptional candidates to join the Aecon family and be a part of our forward-thinking, innovative, best-in-class organization!  

 

About Us
The Shoreline Power Group is a Joint Venture of Aecon, United and SNC-Lavalin.  Shoreline Power Group will be completing the Fuel Channel and Feeder Replacement (FCFR) project.  The joint venture has been awarded a contract by Bruce Power to execute the Unit 6 FCFR at the Bruce Nuclear Generating Station in Kincardine, Ontario. 

This project is part of Bruce Power’s Life Extension Program, which will allow Bruce Power’s CANDU units to continue to operate safely through to 2064, the project is the centerpiece of the Major Component Replacement (MCR) program to replace the main components of the reactor. Unit 6 is the first of six reactors being replaced by Bruce Power through the MCR program. 

The scope of work includes the removal and replacement of calandria tubes, pressure tubes, and feeders for Unit 6, as well as construction management and trade labour. Work is scheduled to commence in June 2020, with expected completion in the third quarter of 2022. 

 

Position Overview
Reporting functionally to the Welding Manager, the Welding Specialist is responsible for supporting the Welding activities associated with MCR Feeder and Fuel Channel Replacement.

 

What You'll Do Here:

  • Drive an inclusive culture to promote equity, welcome different perspectives, and enable career progression by fostering a sense of belonging.
  • Develop Welding techniques, procedures, and application of Welding equipment, using knowledge of production specifications, properties and characteristics of metals and metal alloys, and Weld engineering principles
  • Provide expertise and work closely with Welders, supervisors and Welding Engineers to determine optimal Welding parameters with equipment type, process, joint configuration, and consumable selection 
  • Ensuring that site conditions are suitable for the planned Welding activities prior to mobilization of Welding Operators and performing corrections as applicable with the support of the Execution Construction Team
  • Maintain a regular job-site presence to continuously monitor and oversee in-process Welding activities
  • Ensuring that Welding Operators are using the correct Welding procedures for the applicable Welding process
  • Verifying that Welding Operators are adhering to issued Welding procedures
  • Ensuring that Welding Tooling and Equipment is correctly configured for the applicable Welding process
  • Review and verification of Weld data and results following Weld completion
  • Lead Welding and Welding Tooling related troubleshooting activities at site
  • Report Welding related issues, including Tooling and Human Performance issues, to Supervision.
  • Support emergent Weld Procedure Development activities
  • Supervise the Training and Qualification of new Welding Operators
  • Preparation of Aecon Technical Specifications and requisitions for Weld consumables, including Special Purchasing Instructions
  • Ability to interpret Aecon and customer drawings, codes, standards, and procedures and communicate review findings with applicable project personnel
  • Ensure process control is maintained throughout critical Welding activities.
  • Training of welders on weld procedures, processes and welding equipment, and the maintenance of same.
  • Review detailed drawings and determine joint configurations and Weld symbols 
  • As required, manage the qualification of Welders for field and shop Welding personnel
  • Stay current with and introduce new technologies

 

What you'll bring to the team: 

  • Be a champion of inclusion and diversity.
  • Minimum 3 years of manufacturing/fabrication or related industry knowledge
  • Graduate of Welding Technology Program or equivalent, or equivalent practical experience
  • Certification as a CWB Welding Supervisor would be an asset
  • Strong working knowledge of arc welding processes and equipment is essential
  • Knowledge of ASME Code Section IX, CWB W47.1 and CSA W59, AWS D1.1/D1.6 considered an asset
  • Certification as a CWB Welding Supervisor would be an asset
  • Good working knowledge of NDE methods for VT/MT/PT/RT and UT
  • Significant experience operating and supporting Orbital Welding Tooling is an asset
  • General knowledge of Manufacturing methods and procedures
  • Working knowledge with MS based computer applications
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Strong written, verbal communication and problem-solving skills
  • Bruce Power Security Clearance
     

 

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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