Production Technician 1 - #86840

BWX Technologies

Date: 1 week ago
City: Vancouver, BC
Contract type: Full time

BWXT Medical Ltd. provides its customers, who conduct life-saving medical procedures for patients around the world, the benefit of decades of experience in the development, manufacturing, packaging and delivery of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals. Headquartered in Kanata, Ontario, BWXT Medical Ltd. employs over 300 highly-skilled people in Kanata and Vancouver, British Columbia. BWXT Medical Ltd. is part of the BWXT nuclear power segment (NPG) of BWX Technologies, Inc.

We are currently recruiting for two Production Technicians for our facility in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Job Summary:

The Production Technician position is responsible for performing duties related to the manufacturing and processing of highly regulated products within the Medical Isotopes production area.


  • The Production Technician must have the ability to learn, understand and implement Medical Isotope process procedures as well as procedures pertaining to radiation and industrial safety.
  • They must demonstrate the ability to perform the complete production process cycle which consists of material, equipment and facility preparation, product processing, order dispensing, product packaging, process documentation and execute emergency shutdown procedures.
  • They also perform general housekeeping and other related duties as required.


  • Post-Secondary Graduate (3 years) education or related experience in an appropriate science/ technical discipline is required
  • Minimum 1-year experience in radioisotope production

Additional Requirements:

  • Works under general direction and guidance. Decisions are normally made based on interpretation of well-defined policies and precedent.
  • Physical requirements:
    • Good manual dexterity and grip strength
    • Push/pull hand carts with a force of up to 25kgs on and occasional basis
    • Lift up to 5kgs on a frequent basis and 10kgs on an occasional basis
    • Work with arms and hands on a frequent basis
  • This position requires the successful completion of a vision screening and hearing test as a pre-employment condition
  • In accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices, the candidate must be free of a communicable disease
  • This position requires the successful completion of Health and Hygiene medical assessment as a pre-employment condition

Why join BWXT Medical?

  • Work within the growing and exciting nuclear medicine industry as well as with highly skilled employees.
  • Competitive salaries.
  • Company match pension plan.
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits.
  • Education Reimbursement Program.
  • Life insurance.
  • Collaborative work environment... and so much more!

BWXT Medical 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, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, a conviction for which a pardon has been granted or a record suspended or any other category protected by federal law.

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