• Consultant (Incorporated Contractor)
  • Whiteshell


We are currently requesting resumes for the following position: Project Engineer


Duration: 12 months (renewable)

 Location: Whiteshell, Manitoba


Job Summary

The role of the Project Engineer is to work in a multi-disciplinary environment providing engineering expertise to a project team(s) responsible for planning and executing decommissioning projects. The incumbent must have an engineering degree (e.g., mechanical, electrical, civil) and will liaise with other Client subject matter experts, external contractors and consultants.

The Project Engineer performs all duties in accordance with established health and safety regulations/guidelines, standards, policies and procedures (e.g., utilizing personal protective equipment as per safe work procedures). The Project Engineer notifies their manager or supervisor of all occurrences, injuries, illnesses or safety and health concerns which are likely to harm themselves, their co-workers or any other on the premises in a timely manner and in accordance with established reporting requirements.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or applied science from a university of recognized standing.
  • Eligible for membership in a provincial engineering association (e.g., APEGM).


  • A minimum of five (5) years engineering experience.


Abilities and Skills

The incumbent should have:

  • Knowledge of engineering codes and standards used in design, construction and commissioning processes.
  • Ability to work to tight timelines and support the site wide decommissioning plan and schedule.
  • Excellent computer skills, including document preparation and an understanding of CADD, is required.
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills: Able to persuade and influence others; able to build consensus.
  • Excellent integrity, respect of confidences, open, credible and sincere.
  • Effective at building relationships. Strong interpersonal skills such as ability to get along well with peers and management. A very good team player.
  • A questioning attitude and aptitude to learn about nuclear decommissioning strategies and techniques.
  • Positive attitude with respect to nuclear regulatory environment and required work planning and execution practices.
  • Leadership skills and attitude. Desire to help out where needed, vision to foresee future requirements/opportunities, good intuition, imagination, and judgement. Ability to coach peers, give constructive feedback and have the capability to empower others.
  • Demonstrated efficient organization, planning, time management, detail orientation and prioritization.
  • Able to seek common goals, partner and collaborate with project teams and operational teams.
  • Confidence to interact with managers and directors to solicit advice and to promote implementation strategies.
  • Initiative and judgement to organize and maintain flow of work and accuracy of records.
  • Highly motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Able to work extended hours and off normal work shifts to support project needs.


Functions and Responsibilities

Functions and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist in developing and accepting responsibility for project work packages involving design, construction, commissioning, and facility decommissioning activities.
  • Provide technical direction to support WLCP projects.
  • Prepare and review technical work scopes and specifications.
  • Identify, assess and initiate changes to approved design and construction work scope.
  • Assess equipment selection options and provide recommendations.
  • Proactively support and implement the project quality assurance plan.
  • Conduct field walk downs to verify design parameters, construction progress and operational readiness.
  • Provide well developed communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Represent the Client in a professional capacity and liaise with external design consultants and contractors.
  • Maintains confidentiality in all matters.

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: 931-004
  • Job Type: Consultant (Incorporated Contractor)
  • Number of Vacancies:
  • Level: Senior
  • Location: Whiteshell
  • Duration: 12 months (renewable)
  • Closing Date: