Director, Asset Management
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories
Chalk River, CA
16h ago

Under the direction of the Operations, Chief Operating Officer, of Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, (CNL) this position will lead and champion the development of an excellent companywide Asset Management program based on ISO 55000 principles.

CNL is the operator of all assets owned by Atomic Energy of Canada Limited and is contractually required to apply an Asset Management system.

CNL has multiple sites across Canada, the largest being in Chalk River, Ontario and is a very diverse organization. Assets include buildings, linear infrastructure, systems, machinery, equipment, as well as establishing asset management approaches for furnishings, tooling, servers, vehicles, material inventories, and licensed technologies.

The lifecycle control, utilization, maintenance, service, repair, protection, preservation, acquisition and disposition of these assets is required.

The outcomes of this role is as follows :

  • Provide strategic leadership and vision to work collaboratively across the organization to communicate the value of Asset Management to the organization and its missions to gain the support required to implement and maintain an effective program for the life cycle of the asset
  • Produce and maintain CNL’s Asset Management Policy to provide an ISO 55000 business model setting out business objectives and how they are linked with business processes and technology and provide a comprehensive approach Asset Management transformation
  • Produce an Asset Management Strategy, plan and schedule to fully implement an excellent Asset Management program and , and execute this plan to schedule and budget
  • Maintain an accurate and current Total Asset Summary data base with quarterly and annual reporting linked to a robust hierarchy of prioritized risk based Asset Management Plans
  • Build a healthy environment which motivates and encourages others to do their very best work, removing barriers and / or obstacles that may be getting in the way
  • Leading the development and implementation of a condition and business mission based, capital investment policy framework for assets to ensure a business appropriate and risk informed understanding of the condition of assets and identifying and managing strategic investment planning related to priorities for near and long term investment decisions
  • Influence the strategic direction of the business units by identifying gaps and leveraging opportunities to best support the missions
  • Assume the role and responsibilities of Function Support Area Manager for Asset Management under the CNL Management System
  • Coaches, mentors and develops individuals, team and the wider business in Asset Management to develop CNL’s overall competence in Asset Management.
  • Develop and manage appropriate 3rd Party contractual relationships in support of Asset Management
  • Be cognizant of the Government of Canada’s, AECL and CNL’s desire to deliver on greenhouse gas reduction and carbon neutral goals as related to asset maintenance and strategy
  • Manage Asset Management Branch staff; prepare budget and reports; proactively work with service providers to obtain and develop needed systems, skills and equipment required for asset management;
  • guide development of technical Scopes of Work and other related Procurement and legal documents as required; interact one-on-one and in groups with management and staff of other CNL departments, customers and service providers across the CNL sites;
  • liaise with other departments in the use of Asset Condition Management and Capital Planning software; engage other Canadian and US agencies involved in lifecycle asset management and benchmark.


    The position requires a solid understanding of, ISO 55000 series documents, facility operations and management, strategic planning, engineering and project management principles to effectively implement asset management practices, coupled with effective communication skills and an ability to build relationships and support internal customers.

    A proven track record with successful development and implementation of asset management program at a large private or public entity or similar program of work or change management in a complex or regulated environment.

    A demonstrated understanding of the functions and utilities of both Condition Assessment and Maintenance Management software and how asset management relates to corporate finance is also a priority.

    Management experience gained through progressively more responsible positions in areas of facility operations, managing a diverse portfolio of assets, engineering, finance, strategic planning and project management is an asset.

    Training and 10 years experience in a relevant field such as civil or mechanical engineering, urban planning, architecture or building sciences is desirable.

    The position will require competency in the analysis of information on infrastructure condition and risks related to asset investment decisions, and contributes to the preparation of budgets related to investments in buildings and linear assets and makes recommendations to the asset system owners on prioritization of projects.


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