• Full Time (Employee)
  • Pickering


Job Title: Manager, Maintenance Programs

Client: Nuclear Industry Client

Level: Senior

Employment Type: Permanent Full-Time Employee

Location: Pickering / Darlington, Ontario (on-site)

# of Vacancies: 1

Closing Date: Friday May 12th, 2023

*Security Clearance: At the time of job application, all applicants are required to complete a CSIS Standard Security Clearance to be considered for employment in the nuclear sector. Clearance is a condition of employment and must be completed before a start date can be determined.


Job Duties

Directly exercise or ensure the use of task assigning, advisory, monitoring, coordinative, auditing, or prescriptive authorities associated with the assigned accountabilities.

  • Provide direction to Maintenance Programs staff, and ensure direction is implemented according to direction provided.
  • Assign tasks to Maintenance Programs staff, and ensure tasks are completed according to the assigned safety, quality, quantity and timeliness requirements specified.
  • With the input of the Operations, Maintenance and Engineering Managers, develop and maintain a ten (10) year staffing plan for Nuclear Operations, Maintenance and Engineering staffing departments.
  • Develop and maintain the Governing Documents necessary to support the success of the Maintenance Programs.
  • Ensure the software programs to support Staffing and Maintenance Programs and execution are maintained adequately, and that proposed changes to the software are managed.
  • Benchmark Maintenance performance against others in the nuclear industry and in industries outside of the nuclear business where relevant.
  • Establish Records Management requirements for the Staffing and Maintenance Programs, and ensure they are adequately communicated to Site Maintenance departments.
  • Establish generic change management plans, communication packages, training packages and other tools necessary to support significant program changes.
  • Establish useful measures to ensure intended change is effective.
  • Interface with the Regulator as necessary to ensure that the relevant regulatory and licensing requirements are built into Maintenance Programs.
  • Monitor overall Maintenance Programs costs, i.e., Operations, Maintenance & Administration (OM&A), Capital and Project, and evaluate return on investment (ROI).
  • Ensure that Maintenance Programs are properly integrated with other Nuclear Programs.
  • Task Initiating Accountabilities & Authorities:
  • Establish and lead a Peer Team including the Maintenance Manager to work in a collaborative manner to assess Maintenance performance, establish performance work for the Maintenance Programs, and to establish direction for Maintenance Programs’ improvement.
  • Working with the Maintenance Peer Team, define the Nuclear level program requirements, standards and procedures for the Maintenance Programs, and direct implementation.
  • Work with Operations, Maintenance and Engineering Peer Teams to determine the requirements for a ten (10) year staffing plan.
  • Ensure compliance to the Nuclear level programs requirements, standards and procedures for Maintenance Programs is achieved at each Nuclear Site – monitoring authority.
  • Ensure that each Nuclear Site establish local targets for these Level 1 & 2 performance measures.
  • Working with the Maintenance Peer Team, develop and maintain a common design basis for the Maintenance organizational structure, including staff numbers at each organization level.
  • Evaluate ongoing Maintenance performance in OPG,N, and identify the need for local improvement, or for improved program requirements, standards or procedures.
  • Identify and assess business risk in the program area, and develop risk management strategies to avoid negative business impacts.
  • Execute specified Maintenance activities during planned outages and projects.
  • Develop required capability of maintenance staff.
  • Perform all Maintenance activities in a conservative fashion with due regard for nuclear, radiological, environmental and industrial safety.
  • Ensure approved Maintenance procedures are followed.
  • Ensure staff are up-to-date with administrative and Maintenance procedures, instructions and standards relevant to their positions.
  • Ensure staff identifies inadequate Maintenance procedures for correction.
  • Other Duties as Required



  • 10-15 years of Leadership experience
  • a background in maintenance and operations is required
  • Plant Manager experience is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Strategy and resource planning experience is an asset

To apply for this job email your details to lnewman@cpus.ca

All applicants are required to complete a CSIS Security Clearance to be considered for employment in the Nuclear sector.
Failure to initiate/apply for a CSIS Security Clearance will result in your application being rejected.

Job Details

  • Job ID: 500-1823
  • Job Type: Full Time (Employee)
  • Number of Vacancies: 1
  • Level: Senior
  • Location: Pickering
  • Duration:
  • Closing Date: Friday, May 12th, 2023 (5:00PM EST)