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Description - External
Framatome, previously known as New NP (former subsidiary of AREVA NP), is a major international player in the nuclear energy market focused on designing, building, maintaining and advancing the global nuclear fleet. In North America,  Framatome Inc. combines U.S. and Canadian leadership to deliver innovative solutions and value-added technologies  to support the operation of the commercial nuclear fleet and prepare for the next generation of nuclear power plants.  Leveraging the expertise of its 2,300 North American employees, Framatome Inc. is helping its customers improve the  safety and performance of their nuclear plants and achieve their economic and societal goals.  

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Framatome is owned by the EDF Group (75.5%), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI – 19.5%) and Assystem (5%). 

Framatome Canada is part of the larger Installed Base (IB) organization within Framatome world-wide.  The IB Unit is  responsible for supporting operating commercial nuclear plants around the world with various products and services of a  highly technical nature.   

Framatome Canada provides the same highly technical products and services primarily to the Canadian designed CANDU  nuclear reactors operating in several countries around the world. 

The Engineering Department within Framatome Canada provides engineering services to both internal customers (i.e.  other Framatome Business Units) and external customers (eg. Bruce Power and Ontario Power Generation).  The  Engineering Department is responsible for delivering engineering products of all kinds (reports, calculations, designs,  analyses, design change packages, assessments), ranging from single documents to comprehensive modification  packages for complex design changes. 

Job Description: 
Framatome is seeking a Mechanical Engineer for our office in Kincardine, Ontario. 
- Supporting projects primarily for Bruce Power, but may be required to support projects for any Framatome clients.
- Performs routine and non-routine, to 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.
- Visit client’s sites (for example to perform field walk downs and support installation activities).
- Adhere to applicable Framatome procedures and quality program.
- Work within client’s Engineering Change Control process.
- Communicate and work closely with client stakeholders to ensure high level of customer satisfaction for engineering deliverables and service.
- Contribute to the continual improvement of Framatome’s standards and effectiveness in the industry.
- May mentor more junior engineers within Framatome
- Solves a range of straightforward problems, analyzes solutions and assesses each using standard procedures.
- Receives assistance and instructions on unusual or more complex features and possible solutions, as needed.
- Ensures compliance with government, organization and customer engineering standards.
- Independently evaluates, selects and applies standard technical techniques, procedures, and criteria using judgement in making minor adaptations and modifications.
- Builds knowledge of organization processes and customers.
- Works on special projects, as directed.
- Performs other related duties and tasks, as required.

Qualifications - External
All candidates must meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for this opportunity. Candidates  who exceed minimum qualifications may be considered for a higher level position. 
- Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering plus minimum of 2 years of engineering experience (more experience required for Engineer III & IV).
- Current Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario (PEng, PEO) required for Engineer III & IV.
- Some knowledge of engineering codes and standards related to the Canadian Nuclear Industry (more knowledge required for Engineer III & IV).
- Ability to comprehend and convey detailed technical data.
- Demonstrated leadership (ability to mentor more junior engineers required for Engineer III & IV).
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Strong analytical ability and problem identification/problem resolution skills.

The following requirements are desired and will be used to differentiate all candidates who apply for this position. 
- Knowledge and experience with the Engineering Change Control process of Bruce Power
- CANDU engineering and/or design experience.
TRAVEL:  5% Sporadic travel. 


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.