2024 FALL STUDENT – Electrical/Instrumentation & Control

Position Number: 110
Security ClearanceClass 2 (A) Reliability Status
# of openings 1

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 Summer, 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: Waste Operations Engineering
Number of Positions: 1
Duration:  16 months (Sept 2024 – Dec 2025)
Field of Study:  Electrical or Instrumentation & Control engineering/technology
Year of study:  1st Year or Higher
Location: Chalk River

A member of a multi-disciplinary branch providing integrated engineering, design and construction services for nuclear and facilities at the CRL site. Under general direction from the Branch Manager and supervisor, the employee will contribute to the development of conceptual, preliminary and detailed designs of electrical, instrumentation and control design.

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:

Under the direction of a senior technologist and/or engineer, the employee’s duties may include:

  • Preparing of engineering drawings and related documents for electrical, instrumentation and control design.
  • Preparing and revising CAD drawings using AutoCAD Electrical.
  • Conducting walk downs to support, troubleshoot and revise electrical, instrumentation and control systems.
  • Updating the Enterprise Asset Management System (EAMS) or the Electronic Document and Records Management System (EDRMS) documentation for equipment on Instrument, Valve or Equipment lists.
  • Identifying and requesting additional resources required to complete assigned work on schedule.
  • Providing support in the preparation of as-built drawings.
  • Effectively managing multiple tasks/assignments.

What we are looking for:

  • Students presently enrolled in a recognized institute of advanced technology.
  • knowledge of design drafting technique and practice.
  • Capable of producing neat, legible, and accurate drawings in reasonable time.
  • Proficiency in both written and oral communication is required.
  • Initiative, motivation, and good people skills to work with peers as well as both internal and external customers in a team environment.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team and interact with staff at various levels of the organization.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.

Are you in this field/program?

  • Electrical or Instrumentation & Control engineering/technology

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.