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21-082 - Senior Technical Advisor

  • Work TypeContract/Temp
  • Positions2 Positions
  • Published At:6 days ago
  • Job no: 8FDQK
  • Category: Engineering

We are currently requesting resumes for the following position: Senior Technical Advisor 

Resume Due Date: Tuesday November 30th 2021(5:00PM EST)                                               

Number of Vacancies: 2 

Duration: 2 years 

Location: Ajax 


Job Overview

To support Department Manager, Darlington New Nuclear Project (DNNP), EA & Licensing- with the execution and oversight of the work to support the site preparation activities and the development of licence to construct for DNNP (Darlington New Nuclear Project). 

Specific tasks/deliverables will include: 

  • Develop new or revise certain existing OPG governing documents to support a management system that will be used for DNNP
  • Produce & review technical documents to fulfill deliverables to close Environmental Assessment (EA)commitments to various governmental agencies.
  • Support the site preparation activities on EA related matters and EA commitments
  • Track supporting organizations on their required deliverables for the licence to construct and their respected EA commitments
  • Coordinate all permits and approvals required for site preparation and construction phases. This will require direct interface with various organizations across OPG nuclear and external governmental agencies.
  • Review or assist , where required, dispositions, scoping and costing of impact mitigating measures.
  • Advise the Department Manager on relative importance of items to support licence process


  • Mandatory to have 4 years engineering degree.
  • Mandatory experience in North America or European Nuclear industry.
  • Minimum of more than 15 years of experience in nuclear power industry is preferable.
  • Requires an in-depth knowledge of engineering and project management concepts to effectively coordinate projects and programs.
  • Requires business acumen and analytical skills to analyze data on proposals.
  • Requires knowledge of the nuclear power generation and familiar with the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission licensing process.
  • Requires a strong knowledge of English to communicate effectively with internal/external stakeholders, to prepare program proposals, write reports and/or present recommendations
  • Familiar with various external regulatory agencies
  • Requires a thorough understanding of nuclear management system, governance, processes and CSA N286-12
  • Familiar with Environmental Protection and Nuclear Safety regulations, principles and concepts.
  • Familiar with environmental , construction permits and approvals
  • Requires experience in nuclear engineering, business, contract negotiations, risk evaluation, identification of financial, operational and technical issues associated with projects, to evaluate project alternatives and prepare business cases.
  • Requires experience with project management, methods, techniques and concepts, and strong leadership skills to effectively participate, and at times lead, project teams.
  • Requires experience working with external consultants/contractors.
  • Requires experience working in partnership arrangements.

Successful candidate(s) must have:

  • 8-15 years of experience;
  • Nuclear industry and process experience ;
  • Have exceptional communication skills to coordinate with regulatory bodies;
  • Strong strategic thinker and exceptional problem solving skills;
  • Nimble and not averse to change management – the ability to shift directions quickly and not be rigid in their approach to the work and what is required;
  • Outside of the box and independent thinker.
  • Published on 25 Nov 2021, 3:35 PM