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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  3486

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  Apr 3, 2021

Project Manager - Nuclear


Major Duties

Responsible for projects from receipt of purchase order through final installation and final customer acceptance.

Job Description

  • Leads the project team to execute projects on schedule, at or below budget delivering the contracted scope of work to all applicable codes and standards.
  • Key customer contact for assigned projects.
  • Responsible for customer satisfaction.
  • Maintain regular contact (verbal and written) with key customer representative(s) ensuring all key project events and issues are documented in writing.

Manage Project Risks Including:

  • Assessment and Identification of risks
  • Develop and Implement Risk Mitigation Plan(s)
  • Forecasting

Project Planning:

  • Develop suitable budget allocations for ATS labour and materials.
  • Oversee project schedule development and identify all critical path activities.
  • Conduct Initial Project Build Plan meeting

Project Financial Management:

  • Working with the financial analyst, ensure all billings and invoicing is submitted on time. Ensure all project deliverables are accomplished and supporting documentation is prepared for each project milestone payment.
  • Obtain necessary FAT, SAT any other customer approvals needed to enable on-time payment including Final payment and project closure.
  • Project Forecasting – Prepare accurate financial and resource forecasts.

Team Leadership:

  • Encourages and mentors employees to ensure that the build team’s morale and efficiency is maintained at the highest level.
  • Manage projects and project teams in accordance with all applicable ATS procedures. Ensure project teams follow the required procedures. Conduct regular team meetings and issue weekly project updates to the project team.

Management Reporting:

  • Attend the project status meeting as requested by the Program Manager and/or Director, Project Management.
  • For larger programs, this position may report to a Program Manager.

Project Change Management:

  • Track all contract changes and prepare CORs (Change Order Requests).
  • Ensure customer caused / requested changes are executed by the team only after receipt of customer agreement.



  • Post- secondary college diploma, engineering degree or equivalent, specializing in electronics, electrical, mechanical or controls engineering
  • Completion of or in the process of achieving the Project Management Professional (PMP) designation is an asset.



  • Must have experience managing automation projects in excess of $1 million with multiple disciplinary teams.
  • Must have a proven track record of providing positive leadership and coordination to a multi-disciplined project design and construction team.
  • Must have acted in a leading role with a minimum of three years’ experience in a variety of projects/markets on a multidiscipline team.
  • Must have a practical working knowledge of robots, PLC’s, instrumentation or other machine controls packages, sensors and pneumatics.
  • Preference will be given to those who possess an excellent manufacturing or process engineering background, a superior mechanical aptitude and proven trouble-shooting skills.
  • An ability to work effectively with customers according to deadlines and under pressure-filled conditions is essential.
  • In addition, must be familiar with the use of computerized word processing and computerized spreadsheets and AutoCAD or similar drawing package.

Why Join ATS?​

  • Be a part of a global organization that is a leader in its industry
  • Subsidized breakfast and lunch daily; free gourmet beverages - coffee, tea and hot chocolate. Plus, Treat Day is every other week!
  • Monthly “In-Chair Massage” clinic on-site with a Registered Massage Therapist
  • Ability to participate in a variety of charitable events
  • Social Club that offers BBQs and other social events throughout the year
  • Work with other bright, talented people and discover opportunities for professional growth
  • And much more!

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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