Tooling Manager - Shoreline

SNC-Lavalin - Kincardine, NB (30+ days ago)

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The Shoreline Power Group is a Joint Venture of Aecon, AECOM and SNC-Lavalin. Shoreline Power Group will be completing the Fuel Channel and Feeder Replacement (FCFR) project. The joint venture has been awarded a contract by Bruce Power to execute the Unit 6 FCFR at the Bruce Nuclear Generating Station in Kincardine, Ontario.
This project is part of Bruce Power’s Life Extension Program, which will allow Bruce Power’s CANDU units to continue to operate safely through to 2064, the project is the centrepiece of the Major Component Replacement (MCR) program to replace the main components of the reactor. Unit 6 is the first of six reactors being replaced by Bruce Power through the MCR program.
The scope of work includes the removal and replacement of calandria tubes, pressure tubes, and feeders for Unit 6, as well as construction management and trade labour. Work is scheduled to commence in June 2020, with expected completion in the third quarter of 2022.


Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, the Tooling Manager is responsible for the successful planning, engineering, procurement, construction, and management of assigned scope while ensuring safety and quality requirements are upheld. The Tooling Manager is responsible, as the Project Manager’s delegate, for ensuring that the project is completed safely, on schedule, within budget, and in compliance with the Contract, Joint Venture Policies and Procedures, and legislative and labour requirements. The Area Manager will interface daily with the client on all technical and commercial matters relating to the assigned scope of responsibility.

Responsible for timely execution of the assigned scope in all project management capacities
Act as the interface between the Joint Venture and Customer, on matters relating to assigned scope
Responsible for implementing and managing the budget related to the assigned scope, and addressing any potential scope impacts to the project
Responsible for project planning and scheduling activities
Ensure that all project work activities are in compliance with local legislative and labour requirements, contract requirements, and Joint Venture Policies and Procedures
Interface with project controls to update cost and schedule reporting metrics
Ensure preparation and submission of project documents, as specified by contract, to the client.
Prepare and deliver presentations to client, as required
Chair project meetings and ensure preparation and distribution of meeting minutes.
Ensure all work activities are performed safely, in collaboration with the Project Safety Manager
Responsible for assembling a project organization to implement the assigned scope – including: Engineering, Procurement, and Construction resources
Identify project risks, problems and issues as early as possible; ensure mitigating actions are in place to minimize impact, and elevate to senior management as appropriate relative to severity
Implement initiatives to improve project processes, to achieve net improvements for key performance indices
Identify potential work scopes and opportunities for growth


Manage all resources required to successfully execute the assigned scope, using a matrix Engineering, Procurement, and Construction organization


Project management knowledge and experience
Post-secondary university or college technical degree and/or equivalent work experience (P.Eng an asset)
Engineering drawings interpretation
Contract law knowledge and contract management experience
Supervision experience
Nuclear Quality Assurance program knowledge
Engineering Change Control program knowledge
Analytical ability and effective decision making
Organizational skills
Situational awareness and effective problem-solving skills
Inter-personal communication and negotiation skills
Computer proficiency – Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Access, Visio, PowerPoint, Outlook
Written/oral communication skills
Profit and results oriented


Manage Project Budget for assigned scope


Client interface points
Labour relations


Various work locations in both field and office
Travel as necessary
Site conditions – elevated work areas, confined spaces, radiological work areas, general offices


Due to the nature of work, mandated nuclear export controls requirements must be met for employment
Our background check process includes a full security check and clearance process as well as reference checks. The security clearance process includes a comprehensive list of previous residences, employment, education and other pertinent information.

Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Successful applicants will be notified about SNC-Lavalin’s accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process.

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