2024 Fall Student - Engineer Student

May 14 2024
Industries Energy
Categories Engineering,
Chalk River, ON • Full time

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories is bringing together the finest minds to form a diverse, vibrant and dynamic workforce culture energized by the innovative capacity of students, new graduates and mid-career professionals, underpinned by senior world-renowned experts. We hire numerous students from colleges and universities each semester to support our research and perform other assignments. If you are looking for interesting and challenging work this Fall, then keep reading, and if you meet the requirements of this role, apply today.

All students applying for student positions at CNL must be returning to full-time studies upon completion of their work term. Exceptions will be made for students who require a work term in order to graduate.

Department: Stored Liquid Waste Project
Number of Positions: 1
Duration: 4 Months (Sept-Dec)
Field of Study: Process Mechanical or Instrumentation and Control Engineering Programs
Year of study: 2nd year or higher
Location: Chalk River

Process Mechanical/Instrumentation and Control/Chemical/Engineering Student

The Environmental Remediation Management portfolio supports the Government of Canada's commitment to a clean and healthy environment for Canadians. Innovative technologies, modern facilities and technical expertise are provided in support of the safe storage and long-term management of radioactive waste. The management and planned reduction of historic stored liquid waste created from years of lab activities are being planned for processing in a prioritized manner reducing the legacy liability and associated risks to the site and the environment. Environmental remediation processes apply systematic risk assessments, based on sound science and technical solutions that help ensure all activities are protective of the environment and human health. Activities focus on addressing and managing health, safety, security, and environment (HSSE) risks. The scope includes the implementation, maintenance, and reporting of the execution of the Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB) for ERM. ERM will assess and report performance and progress against the Performance Measurement Baseline using the Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Description (compliant with ANSI/EIA-748 Revision C).

This is a very exciting opportunity for an engineering student and we look forward to working with the students hired as they grow their skills in our department.

This is a very exciting opportunity for a Process Mechanical/Instrumentation and Control Engineering student and we look forward to working with the student hired as they grow their skills in our facility.

If you are interested, we invite you to submit a resume, cover letter, and copy of an up-to-date transcript by the posting close date of May 26th at 11:59 pm EST, to ensure consideration for student employment. All students applying for student positions at CNL must be returning to full-time studies upon completion of their work term. Exceptions will be made for students who require a work term in order to graduate.

What you will be doing:

• Support the development of project work plans and different project documentation.
• Support the development of Field schedules for different projects.
• Review the current Project Plan and propose opportunities for project optimization based on system operation and project recommendations.
• Develop Job Hazard Analysis for project activities as part of the Integrated Work Control Program.
• Support the Project Manager and Project lead in the development and follow up of different work packages for field execution.
• Support the project manager in project reporting

What we are looking for:

Applicants should be a Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Controls and Instrumentation Technology student possessing the following traits:
• Ability to read and understand engineering documents (Process Mechanical, Electrical, or Civil Drawings).
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills required to effectively communicate with other technical departments at CNL.
• Ability to stay self-motivated and achieve the established goals and objectives.
• Possess a working-level knowledge of MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint and Word Software applications.

Are you in this field/program?

Process Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Instrument and Control Engineer in their second, third or fourth year of study.

Security clearance eligibility required:

Reliability Status with Site Access Security Clearance (SASC), which has a minimum requirement of 3 years of verifiable history in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United States and/or the United Kingdom. CNL implements security screening in accordance with the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat "Standard on Security Screening" and the "Policy on Government Security".

Why CNL?
Does working with a team across Canada to advance nuclear science and technology for a clean and secure world speak to you? We're reinventing ourselves to be the pace setters, so we can lead the charge in solving the problems that matter, like building the next generation of clean nuclear and hydrogen energy solutions, developing new and better-targeted cancer treatments, and continuing to lead the world in environmental remediation.

Do Our Priorities Resonate with You?
• Clean energy for today and tomorrow.
• Restore and protect the Environment.
• Contribute to the health of Canadians.

CNL's Chalk River laboratory is nestled in the Ottawa Valley and affords our employees an area that is environmentally pristine with extensive forests, hills and numerous small lakes, all of which support a variety of wildlife typical to the southern edge of the Canadian Shield. Many surrounding towns, such as Pembroke, Petawawa and Deep River provide you with unparalleled outdoor adventures at your doorstep! In fact, Deep River was named as the fourth best place to live in Canada in a recent ranking by movingwaldo.com.

CNL is committed to providing an atmosphere free from barriers that promotes equity, diversity and inclusion in achieving our mission. CNL welcomes and celebrates employees, stakeholders and partners of all racial, cultural, and ethnic identities.

CNL also supports a workplace environment and a corporate culture that is built on our Core Values: Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, Safety, Integrity and Excellence which encourage equitable employment practices and career prospects inclusive of accommodations for all employees.

CNL is committed to being an equal-opportunity employer. If you require accommodation measures during any phase of the hiring process, please indicate via our ATS when applying. All information received in relation to accommodation requests will be kept confidential.

The Chalk River Laboratories site is located on the unceded and unsurrendered territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabe people. As an organization, CNL recognizes and appreciates their historic connection to this place. CNL also recognizes the contributions that First Nations, Métis, Inuit and other Indigenous Peoples have made, both in shaping and strengthening this community in particular, and this province and country as a whole.

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