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Civil Engineer


Kincardine, ON
ID: 1776-378

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Framatome is seeking a Civil Engineer for our office in Kincardine, Ontario. Under broad supervision, performs more complex engineering assignments requiring originality, ingenuity and the development of new methods or resolution of conflicting objectives by using established methodologies and applying sound engineering principles. Provides advanced structural technical support, guides and reviews the work of other team members. Reviews progress and updates management, as needed. Provide civil/structural design engineering support for Steam Generator Replacement Project. Roles include development and verification of calculations as well as analysis of existing structures to support project execution. Provide engineering justification/approval for requested construction changes, and support required design changes to existing engineering documents.  Provide knowledge in structural steel and concrete design and installation, and the ability to quickly resolve field issues which warrant engineering changes. 



Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs a variety of more complex engineering assignments typically in areas of design, development, analysis, evaluation, testing, preparation of specifications, execution of field tasks and resolution of field problems.
  • Prepare design change notice (DCN) packages in accordance with customer engineering change procedures
  • Support field construction and execution activities including field change notices, design revisions, commissioning, and EC closeout.
  • Receives minimal assistance and instruction on most assignments and solutions.
  • Ensures compliance with government, organization and customer engineering standards including CSA S16, A23.3, N291, S136, and S157
  • Independently evaluates, selects and applies a variety of technical techniques, procedures, and criteria using judgement in making more complex adaptations and modifications.
  • Develops new or adapted products, methods, systems or models to provide added value solutions to customers.
  • Researches and assesses best practices, proposing methods and improvements.
  • Coordinates engineering work performed by subcontractors and vendors
  • Coordinates work performed by junior staff
  • Coordinates change requests from construction and procurement
  • Works on special projects, as directed.
  • Performs other related duties and tasks, as required.
  • Physical Requirements:
    • Remain in a stationary position, walk, kneel and crouch.
    • Ability to operate a computer on a continual basis and communicate with various levels of the organization.
    • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 



Travel: Occasional/sporadic

Required Experience

All candidates must meet the following minimum requirements to be considered for this opportunity:

  •  4-year Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, plus a minimum of 6 years of engineering experience. Professional Engineering License (P. Eng) is required.



The following may be used to differentiate candidates who apply for this position:

  • An advanced degree may be substituted for related exp. (MS 1-2 yrs. or PhD 1-3 yrs.). In applicable provinces/states a P.Eng or PE license will be accepted in lieu of 4 yr. engineering degree .
  • Licensed P.Eng. in Province of Ontario
  • Possesses advanced knowledge in particular field(s) of specialization, including CANDU nuclear reactors and associated plant systems, and has completed significant work assignments, preferably larger projects (>$20M).
  • Has well-developed leadership qualities
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with PC-based applications such as MS Office
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff and management
  • Ability to change priorities quickly, confront issues directly and work well as part of a team
  • Business acumen
  • Engineering Organizations may have additional qualification requirements with established criterion to demonstrate success
  • Technically Savvy, Strategic orientation, Results oriented, Develop Talent, Building Networks, Customer Orientation, Leading change, Flexibility, Innovation.
  • Advanced knowledge of related engineering standards, techniques and criteria
  • Good 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 resolutions skills



Framatome is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

This position is located at 2091 Highway 21 RR2 Kincardine, Ontario N2Z 2X4, Kincardine, ON. View the Google Map in full screen.