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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  7757

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  Sep 21, 2022

Project Engineer - Nuclear

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 customer and ATS Industrial Automation Inc. Nuclear Engineering team to provide project and technical support.  Major responsibilities include coordinating, facilitating and driving project scoping, planning and execution to ensure work is completed to the required quality standards on schedule and on budget.

Specific Responsibilities

•    Preparation and maintenance of schedules and resource forecasting  
•    Co-ordinating, facilitating and driving project scoping, planning, execution, and close out.
•    Co-ordinate the clarification of design and specification requirements, and arrange for necessary changes.
•    Co-ordinate and participate in the preparation of specifications, bid packages, evaluation of tenders, and purchasing recommendations.
•    Arrange and lead meetings to coordinate the requirements of internal and external customers.
•    Lead design reviews and team meetings as required.  
•    Review labour estimates, schedules, execution plans, inspection and test plans and project oversight plans. Gather input from stakeholder departments and agencies to ensure project requirements are captured and detailed in the project documents.
•    Responsible for communicating schedule update and progress on design tasks to the Manager, Nuclear Engineering and the Project Manager.
•    Review and maintain awareness of all corporate and local procedures pertinent to engineering, quality assurance and project management. Maintain process compliance during project execution and advise supervisor if compliance cannot be achieved.

Additional Responsibilities

•    Organize documentation, including quotes, correspondence, requisitions, drawings, schedules, etc. on projects you are supervising.
•    Prepare and/or review engineering documentation as required.
•    Assists with continuous systems design improvements on all nuclear tooling.
•    Review requests for proposal documents and participate in the preparation of proposal.
•    Willing to work as a Nuclear Energy Worker (NEW), and work in radioactive environments including nuclear site work.


•    A post-secondary degree in Systems Design, Engineering Science, Nuclear Engineering, Electrical, Mechanical or Mechatronic Engineering or equivalent.
•    A Licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario is an asset.

•    3-5 years of experience in project engineering.
•    Engineering field support at a nuclear power generating facility is an asset.
•    Experience with ECC processes is an asset.
•    A working knowledge of automation principles including pneumatics, hydraulics and electrical devices (i.e. switches, load cells, LVDT’s, etc.).
•    Knowledge and/or experience with CANDU nuclear technology.
•    Proficiency in Solid Works is an asset.

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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