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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  8029

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  Nov 25, 2022

Intermediate Nuclear Technologist

Join our globally growing team at ATS Industrial Automation where we create complex automation solutions at the highest level that sustainably impact lives around the world. 


At ATS, a publicly traded global company with a proud 40-year history, we help drive the future with our factory-wide automation solutions. At ATS Industrial Automation, what we do matters - both to our customers and to their customers. With 600 skilled employees around the world, we design, build and service mission-critical automated assembly and test solutions for mobility, nuclear and specialty automation. Our customers are leaders in their industries and rely on us to deliver what we promise - on time and on budget.  Combined with our broad product portfolio, financial strength and global presence, we provide our customers with the best automation solutions wherever and whenever they need them. 

Major Duties


Works with the ATS design team, project manager, and the customer to develop, test, and implement system solutions, that meet the customer's process requirements including prototype machines or systems. Direct responsibility for mechanical systems, with input and support for controls software and hardware.

Specific Responsibilities


Primary responsibilities:
· Provides input and review of design requirements and drawings
· Prepares, or provides input to specifications, test plans and procedures, acceptance test plans
· Accountable for the system or tooling testing. Executes testing, prepares test reports.
· Responsible for learning a customer process and becoming the local expert in it, to support the design and eventually the integration of the machine once it is built.
· Provides site support for tooling and equipment
· Trouble-shooting tooling and equipment
· Participates in the integration of some or all of the tasks for which he/she has design responsibilities
· Performs hands-on testing of designed apparatus to mitigate high technical risks (proof of principle and technical studies).
· Provide technical support to ATS’ worldwide divisions.
· Evaluates test results for conformance to design input requirements
· Conducts design verification testing to confirm that design output meets the design input requirements
· Responsible for performing design validation under defined operating conditions
· Participates in the commissioning of prototype and production machines
· Assists in the development design and testing and verification of systems design concept and labour hours budget in quote preparation
· Assists in systems design and development planning, execution and monitoring including Identifying development activities
· Provide engineering and assembly support related to construction of CSA B51 and CSA N285.0 pressure boundary components within the ATS Certificate of Authorization.
· Strictly follow CSA N285/NQA Quality requirements as defined within the manual and procedures
· Requires Nuclear Energy Worker status, and work in radioactive environment including nuclear site work


Additional responsibilities:
· Participates in design reviews with customers, vendors and internal design groups
· Coordinates project activities with suppliers of process critical third party equipment
· Conducts acceptance tests and approving process critical third party equipment
· Plans and conducts experiments on high risk system elements to validate design assumptions
· Works with the project team and Systems Specialist to solve design related problems.
· Reviews machine performance from internal factory acceptance tests conducted on prototype machines


· A Mechanical, Mechatronic or Electromechanical Engineering Technology diploma or equivalent. Certified Engineering Technologist is preferred.
· Five years of experience in nuclear tooling and equipment development and testing.
· Field support and experience is required.
· Thorough understanding of machine design and build, and structured problem solving is necessary.
· Good written and oral communication skills and ability to lead or work as part of a multi-disciplinary project team are essential.

Join our ATS Industrial Automation Team because:

  • We VALUE our People: The foundation of a great company is having the best team which is why we continuously work to develop, engage, empower and energize our people.
  • We’ve got GREAT Work Perks: We provide a variety of perks to our employees. Make sure you ask more about our treat days, free gourmet coffee beverages, employee referral bonus and onsite cafeteria.
  • We offer COMPETITIVE Total Rewards: Competitive starting salaries, overtime pay eligibility, paid vacation, Employee Incentive Bonus program, comprehensive health and dental benefits including Lifestyle Spending Account, RRSP matching program and optional Employee Share Purchase Program. 
  • We support internal GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT: ATS Automation offers endless opportunities for professional growth and development. Ask about our tuition reimbursement program and our commitment to promoting from within.


ATS is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA), 2005 and will, upon request, assist those who may require specific accommodations due to a personal disability. We would ask that those who require assistance to notify our offices as soon as possible if accommodation is necessary.



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