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Job Opening: Engineer Co Op

Company Brief

Terrestrial Energy is a developer of Generation IV advanced nuclear power plants that use its proprietary Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®) technology. IMSR® technology represents true innovation in cost reduction, versatility and functionality of nuclear power plants. IMSR® power plants will provide zero-carbon, reliable, dispatchable, cost-competitive electric power and high-grade industrial heat for use in many industrial applications, such as chemical synthesis and desalination, and in so doing extend the application of nuclear energy far beyond electric power markets. We have the potential to make important contributions to industrial competitiveness, energy security, and economic growth. Our deployment will support rapid global decarbonization of the primary energy system by displacing fossil fuel combustion across a broad spectrum. Using an innovative design, and proven and demonstrated molten salt reactor technology, we are engaged with regulators and industrial partners to complete IMSR® engineering and to commission first IMSR® power plants in the late 2020s. To execute this plan, we are now looking to add talented people to the team, each of whom will:

  • improve our team by adding diverse perspectives and innovative ways of problem solving
  • have demonstrated exceptional results in engineering projects
  • be a team player with the ability to collaborate closely and interact with other groups
  • be flexible and adaptable to change
  • have skillset and experience that relate to the following role:


Engineer Co-op/PEY/Intern

Reports To

Strategic Services Manager

Term: 12 to 16 months


Oakville, ON

Job Duties

The Engineer Co-op/PEY/Intern, under the direction of Strategic Services Manager, is primarily responsible for supporting the enterprise solutions implementation and system teams. Other responsibilities include:

  • Prepare flow diagram, use case, instructional, and test documentation and guides
  • Support identification of automation and process improvements
  • Manage IT user support tickets
  • Contribute to the digital engineering service initiative
  • Coordinate with reporting manager, user functional communities, team members on task priorities and initiatives
  • Develop, maintain, and integrate coding throughout the software development lifecycle
  • Conduct meetings, user training sessions and test
  • Support the user communities and team members

Core Competencies

  • Strong understanding of programming fundamentals with a passion for coding
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Problem Solving
  • Results Orientation
  • Team player with the ability to collaborate and interact with other groups
  • Flexible and adaptable to change


  • Enrolled in 2nd or 3rd year post-secondary degree or diploma in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field
  • Working knowledge of Java and SQL
  • Demonstrated success in team project deliveries and the execution methods
  • Skills and ability to learn complex applications and processes
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills
  • Flexibility to adjust to shifting priorities and deadlines
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication (both written and verbal) skills
  • Skilled at developing and maintaining strong relationships across all levels of the organization and with external customers and vendors


  • Proficient in Java, JSP, XML, HTML and SQL
  • Knowledge in API creation
  • Working knowledge of web-based Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and 3D CAD Applications
  • Managing projects
  • Server OS (Linux and/or Windows) and network configurations
  • Skills and ability to follow technical instructions, perform installation of hardware and software
  • Other industry experience in developing and implementing applications within organizationally, logistically, and technically complex environments.


TEI values diversity in its workforce and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. TEI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age

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Learn More About Terrestrial Energy

Terrestrial Energy is an industry-leading technology company committed to delivering reliable, emission-free, and cost-competitive nuclear energy with a truly innovative advanced reactor design, the Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®).