Boss: Kent Russell
designation: Electrical and I&C Design
The oldest working nuclear station in Ontario
is in the city of Pickering. It has two stations, Pickering NGS
'A', and Pickering NGS 'B'.
Pickering Nuclear Station "A"
that have four
generating units of 500 MW each, was shutdown five or more
years ago on safety grounds. It is now being Re-started
following major modifications to the safety and non-safety
related systems. One unit is back on grid and others are in
My job is to develop the Design
Modification Packages for several systems. Following is the
list of systems that are assigned to me for modification.
Instrument air system
Moderator conductivity measurement
Air Dryer System for the nuclear
4.16 kV breaker tripping scheme
Auxiliary feed water system
Standby gas turbine driven generators
In addition of the engineering
experience, this job requires a complete understanding of
nuclear safety, nuclear regulatory matters and the
Engineering Change and Control process of Ontario Power
I went through various kinds of
trainings and courses to be able to deliver the required
quality of work. The EC processes requires a lot of
coordination work among different departments of the
organization and therefore 'team work' and good team
players are essential for the success of the project.