• Consultant (Incorporated Contractor)
  • Whiteshell


We are requesting resumes for the following position: Project Engineer

Duration:  12-month contract (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 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.
  • Assist in developing and accepting responsibility for project work packages involving design, tendering, 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.
  • Identifying and reporting any real or potential safety hazards; wearing all safety equipment related to your position as well as participating in all safety-training offered through the facility.
  • Adherence to Workplace Safety and Health procedures; WHIMIS program; keeping current with practices; working in a prudent and safe manner and informing other employees if they are using unsafe work practices or equipment.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.




  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or applied science from a university of recognized standing.


  • A minimum of two years engineering experience.
  • Eligible for membership in a provincial engineering association (e.g., APEGM)
  • Knowledge of engineering codes and standards used in design, construction and commissioning processes.
  • Ability to work to tight timelines and support the Whiteshell 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.
  • Must have excellent technical writing and oral communications skills and be able to work in a team environment. May be responsible for writing technical/business documents and/or reviewing the documents of others.  Must perform reviews effectively and in a timely manner.
  • Knowledge of facility decommissioning policies and procedures would be 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: 931-004
  • Job Type: Consultant (Incorporated Contractor)
  • Number of Vacancies:
  • Level: Senior
  • Location: Whiteshell
  • Duration: 12 months (renewable)
  • Closing Date: