Project Engineering Representative

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories

The Project Engineering Representative reports administratively to the Project Delivery Manager and functionally to the Manager, Commissioning & Project Engineering, Engineering Services. The Project Engineering Representative leads the delivery of the project’s design and engineering deliverables. The PER will participate in the following:

  • Analyzing and solving problems using standard procedures, modifications of standard procedures or previously developed methods.
  • Planning to achieve prescribed objectives.
  • Making independent studies, analyzing, interpreting and concluding.
  • Developing novel engineering techniques or modifying existing equipment, facilities, or processes.
  • Estimating costs and assisting in the preparation of commercial/business proposals.
  • Preparing complex reports and specifications.
  • Giving presentations to customers and contributing to technical journals.


  • Developing and preparing technical specifications and work scopes;
  • Assisting in the selection of design participants and in the award of design contracts;
  • Participating in leading engineering surveillance activities and assessing the design in progress, including the review of key design documents to verify that design requirements are met;
  • Ensuring adequate independent (third party) technical review of the design;
  • Participating in preparing submissions of key technical and safety-related documents to the Delegate Design Authority or the Chief Nuclear Engineer for review;
  • Facilitating the transfer of specialized design knowledge to CNL;
  • Assessing equipment options and making recommendations;
  • Assisting the Project Lead and Project Control Representative in developing project work packages, including deliverables, budgets and schedules;
  • Participating in the preparing technical documents, work scopes and engineering surveillance plans, and performing surveillance of design, construction and commissioning activities of suppliers;
  • Identifying, assessing and initiating changes relative to the project scope statement in accordance with project change control ; and
  • Interfacing with design participants, operations engineers, technical staff and nuclear operators to provide technical support during all phases of the project, as required in order to meet project objectives.


  • Bachelor (Honours) in Engineering or Science from a university of recognized standing
  • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred
  • or membership in an engineering or scientific professional organization authorized by statute to establish qualification for membership in that organization
  • Eligible for PEO Professional designation.


  • Ten (10) to fifteen (15) years of relevant experience with 5 years operational experience in a licensed nuclear facility, or otherwise heavily regulated facility operations environment.
  • Experienced in dealing with engineering contractors

Abilities & Skills

  • General computer literacy in word processing, spreadsheet and database applications
  • Good interpersonal and oral communication skills
  • Technical writing skills

Job/Industry Specific Knowledge

  • Knowledge of engineering codes and standards used in the design, construction, and commissioning of nuclear processing facilities.
  • Knowledge of CNL’s practices, organization and Quality Assurance processes.
  • Good understanding of radiation protection (RP) standards and CRL RP practices.
  • Additional training per CNL’s Project Team Training Plan (145-510220-TPL-002) as required.

Job Types: Permanent, Full-time


  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Relocation assistance
  • Vision care


  • Monday to Friday

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