About the Role:
Candidates joining the Control Room Shift Supervisor in Training (SSIT) program are initially a Shift Advisor Technical (SAT). In the SAT role you take on a variety of duties to acclimatize to the plant, its daily operations and shift work. Once you have gained the general plant knowledge and process knowledge and your supervisor supports your progression, you will go on to the CRSSIT program. This is an extensive 3 year training program where you will learn all of the technical aspects to run the plant during both normal and abnormal conditions.
Upon successful completion of the training program you will spend a period of time on shift co-piloting with a licensed Control Room Shift Supervisor. Upon successful completion of the co-piloting term, you then receive a CNSC license and move into the Control Room Shift Supervisor role.
The primary responsibility of the Control Room Shift Supervisor is to manage the conduct of operations of the Main Control Room staff in compliance with the operating license and approved policies and procedures. Accountabilities for the Control Room Shift Supervisor include reactor units, Unit 0 streamed Operators and Fuel Handling staff in the Main Control Room. Candidates are expected to demonstrate progress to remain on the program.
- Upon notification of a significant system, environmental, radiological, or equipment deficiency, ensure that the defective system or equipment has been converted to a safe state in accordance with approved operating procedures.
- Ensure that the conditions of the Operating Policies and Principles are rigorously observed.
- Ensure all work (operating and outage units) is conducted in a conservative fashion, such that personnel, nuclear, public and environmental safety are the over-riding priority.
- Review work done on the shift and give a detailed shift turnover to the relieving Shift Supervisor. Provide or obtain appropriate authorizations and approvals for work in accordance with the plan and, as required, by the station, Operating Policies and Principles (OP&Ps), and other procedures.
- Work with Shift Manager and shift supervision to ensure crew performance meets all Operations expectations and standards, identify and implement recovery plans where required.
- Other duties as required.
- Must have a degree in engineering or science from a recognized university or an acceptable alternative (noted below).
- A current or expired certification as an Authorized Nuclear Operator, Unit 0 Control Room Operator, Control Room Shift Supervisor, or Plant Shift Supervisor at a Canadian nuclear power plant; OR
- A current or expired certificate of qualification as stationary engineer second class or operating engineer second class obtained in Canada; OR
- Academic qualifications that meet the requirements for registration as a professional engineer in Canada.
- 8-10 years of experience in a leadership role in an industrial environment
- Ability to work in a technical environment under time constraints
- Experience managing in a unionized setting is an asset