Maintenance Services Manager
BWX Technologies
Cambridge, ON, CA
4d ago

BWXT Canada Ltd. is a world leader in design, engineering, manufacture, construction and service of nuclear power generation equipment.

As a supplier of innovative, high-quality nuclear components and services we cater to a worldwide customer base. We take great pride in supplying highly engineered solutions that allow our customers to compete within the complex nuclear power generation industry.

Manager, Maintenance Services

We are recruiting for a

Manager, Maintenance Services

for our Cambridge, ON facility.


To manage the Maintenance Service personnel and work which includes managing the cost centre, meeting financial targets, improving processes and other activities aimed at meeting Field Operations Business Objectives.

This position reports to the Manager, Field Operations. Direct reports have background in mechanical, machining , electrical and welding technology where work scope includes, but is not limited to, PHT Feeder Replacement, Boiler Primary Side Tube Plugging , Boiler Access Port Machining , Electrical / Audio / Video / Computer / Network System installation and maintenance.

Functional relations with Project Managers, Site Managers, Nuclear Engineering, Project Engineering, Design Engineering and other Field Operation Supervisors / Managers.

Interaction with IT for network support.


Staff Management Maintenance Services Personnel

  • Safety : Implement and enforce safety program, incident investigation, training, etc.
  • Develop and maintain an organization of personnel capable of executing Field Operations proposed and planned projects.
  • Administer compensation, including salary and hourly increases, annual bonuses, and promotions in conjunction with Human Resources.
  • Develop teams to obtain and grow maintenance work at all Ontario Nuclear Sites, as well as other CANDU nuclear plants outside of Ontario and Canada.
  • Ensure that all personnel are adequately trained and qualified to perform required duties with a particular emphasis on safety and quality training and qualifications.
  • Assign personnel to projects.
  • Develop a working relationship with the business unit managers of the local craft labour union halls.
  • Set goals, maintain metrics, review performance and recognize achievements. Seek input from project / site managers with respect to performance.
  • Select, train, and develop quality personnel from within the group to be first line supervisors of field teams.
  • Implementation / enforcement of safety programs, incident investigation, training, etc.
  • Cost Centre Management

  • Prepare cost centre budgets and absorption forecasts on a quarterly basis.
  • Monitor and control all cost centre expenses. Compare actual expenses to forecasts and conduct variance analyses as necessary.
  • Achieve approved net expense targets for cost centre. Minimize expenses and maximize absorption for group.
  • Continuous Improvement

  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures for Maintenance Service activities, including feeder work, equipment maintenance, field supervision, etc.
  • Achieve continuous improvement of such procedures / processes through the incorporation of lessons learned, corrective actions that result from audits or events, conduct root cause analysis, customer feedback.
  • Field Equipment Management

  • Purchase and maintain equipment required to achieve business objectives.
  • Prepare business cases and applications for capital expenditures for equipment required to support operations (e.g. enhanced feeder tooling).
  • Identify and implement equipment improvements where possible.
  • Proposal / Project Support

  • Provide input to Proposal Management and the Cost Estimating and Planning group on scope definitions, proposal technical descriptions, cost estimates, plans and schedules for all field operation activities, including being responsible for the structure of the field execution teams.
  • Review technical specifications, requests for quotes, proposals and cost estimates.
  • Participate in pricing approval request meetings when required.
  • Support project management in the development of project execution plans for Maintenance Services, including being accountable for the development of roles and responsibilities for all field personnel.
  • Assist with the resolution of technical issues related to field processes.
  • Provide timely technical or other support during project execution, including after hours as necessary.
  • R&D / Capex

  • Define R&D and capital equipment requirements for growing the Operations Services Maintenance business.

  • Engineering or science degree or a technical college diploma with a minimum of 10 years related experience.
  • Technical understanding of the nuclear power industry in general and specific knowledge of BWXT Canada’s nuclear service technologies.
  • Understanding of Health and Safety standards and legislation.
  • Experience with effective coaching, leadership, team building, problem solving, decision making, effective oral and written communication and working with others.
  • We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

    BWXT Canada is committed to fostering an accessible, fair, and inclusive environment where all employees are able to access goods and services while being respected and supported.

    If you require accommodations during the application or interview process, please advise us as soon as possible so appropriate arrangements can be made.

    If you require information in a format that is accessible to you, please contact Human Resources.

    BWXT Canada Ltd. embraces diversity of thought, values individuality, encourages new perspectives and provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status or disability, or any other category protected by provincial law.

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