INTRO CNL is Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, and a world leader in developing nuclear technology for peaceful and innovative applications. Using our unique expertise, we are restoring and protecting the environment, we are advancing clean energy technology, and our medical breakthroughs continue to improve the health of people around the world.
Are you looking for a role that will challenge you? The Site Planner is part of the Site Planning & Property Management (SPPM) team that is responsible for undertaking strategic land use and facilities planning for the CNL Chalk River site. The SPPM team is responsible for real estate stewardship, including determining footprint for new buildings, space inside existing buildings for new or expanded functions, and routing for new infrastructure such as roads and utility corridors. The team is responsible for ensuring space meets business needs and tracking utilization to optimize the real estate portfolio. Site planning processes engage a broad cross-section of subject matter experts, including environmental protection and remediation, decommissioning, emergency services, infrastructure, engineering, licensing, transportation and more, which broadens individual knowledge and provides insight into all of the factors that need to be considered when making land use decisions.
This position will require attendance onsite regularly while being trained with the opportunity to work remote part-time once fully trained.
Supports the development and implementation of the Site Master Plan for the Chalk River Laboratories site, including regular reviews and updates
Processes site planning applications for various development proposals.
Reviews development proposals and project plans to ensure alignment with the Site Master Plan, from early consultation stages to detailed design and execution.
Provides leadership and guidance on the application of site planning processes.
Researches and provides guidance on facility and land use planning processes utilized in other jurisdictions that may be applicable to CNL.
Provides innovative solutions and action plans to address real estate issues in support of continuous improvement.
Coordinates facility updates with external stakeholders on behalf of AECL.
Performs analysis and dissemination of facility and site data to respond to a wide variety of requests.
Supports the development of strategic funding proposals by others by providing supporting facility information
Supports the process to ensure the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation is updated on a regular basis about development activity on the CRL site.
Completes Payment-in-lieu of taxes (PILT) analyses to determine the impact of site changes on the tax burden.
Provides support and leadership in the initiative to dispose of surplus AECL land and real estate assets.
Contributes to the use and evolution of CNL's Computer Aided Facility Management System (CAFM), including running reports to calculate site statistics, providing suggestions for system development to optimize functionality, and participating in future upgrades.
Contributes to the use and evolution of CNL's Geographical Information System (GIS) for land use and facility planning purposes across all business lines on the CRL site.
Develops, implements and/or supports projects and facility initiatives that facilitate the implementation of a strong safety culture.
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, stakeholder and partners of all racial, cultural, and ethnic identities including but not limited to Black, Indigenous, Asian, American Pacific Islander and all people of colour. CNL values all culture and religious beliefs and is committed to creating an accessible and 2SLGTBQ+ inclusive workplace.
CNL also supports a workplace environment and a corporate culture that is built on our Core Values: Safety, Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, 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 notify us as soon as possible. All information received in relation to accommodation requests will be kept confidential.
Honours degree in Urban Planning, Facility Planning, Building Engineering, Geography or Architecture
Significant industry or government experience.
Experience taking high-level strategic information and plans and disseminating them at lower levels to ensure conformity with the overarching plans.
Experience in understanding and managing conflicting requirements of diverse projects, groups of people, and interests.
Abilities and Skills
Excellent problem solving and analytical skills are essential for this position, normally assembled through a combination of formal education and/or experience.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.
Above-average presentation skills are essential for this position.
Above-average teamwork and leadership skills.
Timely responses and follow up with an emphasis on customer service are essential.
Strong accountability for personal results.
Job Industry Specific Knowledge
Proficient use of Microsoft suite of office software, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Working knowledge of Geographic Information System (GIS) software and its application, including ESRI tools.
Knowledge of Computer-Aided Facility Management (CAFM) software and its application is an asset.
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories is Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, and a world leader in developing nuclear technology for peaceful and innovative applications. Using our unique expertise, we are restoring and protecting the environment, we are advancing clean energy technology, and our medical breakthroughs continue to improve the health of people around the world.