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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  5254

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  Aug 5, 2022

Senior Electro-Mechanical Technologist - Nuclear

Join the Winning Team at ATS Automation, a great place to automate your future! Take your place among the best in the business, and grow your career with the Industrial Automation division at ATS Automation. Join an environment where a passion for innovation is combined with an uncompromised commitment to quality.

We attract some of the most talented and motivated individuals from a range of fields, with our global offering and growth opportunities as we expand on a global scale.

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
•    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
•    Mentoring of junior level employees in all aspects of the Mechanical Technologist – Nuclear role
•    Assists with continuous systems design improvements on production machines.
•    Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the ATS Code of Business Conduct.
•    Adhere to all health and safety rules and procedures.
•    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




A Mechanical, Mechatronic or Electromechanical Engineering Technology diploma or equivalent.  Certified Engineering Technologist is preferred.



At least 7 – 10 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.  

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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