Fitter (nuclear industry)

Fitter (nuclear industry)


Job Position: Fitter (nuclear industry)

Company: BWX Technologies

Expected salary: $31.91 per hour

Location: Cambridge, ON

Fitter (nuclear industry) Job Details:


BWXT Canada Ltd. is a world leader in design, engineering, manufacture, construction and service of nuclear power generation equipment. As a supplier of innovative, high-quality nuclear components and services we cater to a worldwide customer base. We take great pride in supplying highly engineered solutions that allow our customers to compete within the complex nuclear power generation industry.
Hourly rate: $37.55 – Fully Qualified (starts at Learner 1: $31.91/hr; Learner 2: $33.79/hr; Learner 3: $35.67)
We have opportunities for you to join our production team as a Fitter at our Cambridge, Ontario facility.
Each member of our team plays a critical role in BWXT Canada’s success and in ensuring we meet our customers’ quality, cost and delivery expectations. Our employees are considered the best in the industry and we are proud of the high level of skills they demonstrate every day.
Primary Function:
To perform all types of fitting operations on Company products; install robotic tube hole cleaning equipment and support robotic technical personnel as required. Set up pre-heat equipment.

  • Set up jigs and holding devices as required; position, fit and assemble materials according to drawings, prints, jigs, and or layouts as required; cut and fit templates and gasket as necessary. Check for work accuracy and cleanliness as required.
  • Read and interpret Work Orders, Drawings, Shop Instruction Sheets (SIS), Weld Procedure Specifications (WPS); plan and organize the fitting process; identify and verify work piece material.
  • Identify and verify work piece material; plan and organize fitting process.
  • Select, use and operate measuring and checking equipment.
  • Select and use layout tools; establish layout lines from existing datum points; manufacture a template.
  • Identify, select, and set oxy-acetylene or natural gas pressure settings and cutting tips; pre-heat the work piece; use oxy-acetylene or natural gas, radiograph, plasma-arc, power cut-off saw, and carbon-arc to cut work piece.
  • Perform pressure testing procedures.
  • Perform studding, arc air, non-pressure welding and component tacking while fitting. Examples of the welding required would be internal cyclone separator parts in jig assembly.
  • Perform hydrostatic and pneumatic testing of boilers and pressure vessels.
  • Set up and position pre-heating equipment.
  • Sling/transport, and or position material and equipment to and from work area manually by hooking for overhead crane or by using floor operated overhead crane or forklift; set up jigs and holding devices in work area as required. Perform simple uncomplicated lifts safely to maintain own production requirements.
  • Works in a safe manner. Demonstrates good workmanship and practices.


  • Proven commitment to workplace safety.
  • Commitment to quality and the ability to work as a positive, effective team member, willing to go the extra mile to ensure we meet our customer expectations.
  • Previous fitting experience, ideally in a heavy manufacturing environment.
  • Successful completion of a welder program.
  • Intermediate understanding of blueprint reading.
  • Ability to read and understand/interpret drawings, specifications, operating procedures, work orders, etc.
  • Available to work all shifts:
  • Weekday days: 6:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Mon – Thurs) OR
  • Weekday afternoons: 4:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. (Mon – Thurs) OR
  • Weekend days: 6:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Fri, Sat, Sun; paid for 40 hours) OR
  • Weekend afternoons: 5:00 p.m. – 4:00 a.m. (Fri, Sat, Sun; paid for 40 hours)


  • Competitive wages
  • 2 weeks paid pro-rated vacation to start
  • Employer-paid pension plan
  • Excellent Health, Dental & Vision benefits
  • Paramedical benefits
  • Life insurance… and so much more!

BWXT Canada Ltd. embraces diversity of thought, values individuality, encourages new perspectives and provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status or disability, or any other category protected by provincial law.

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