Atomic Energy of Canada
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Headquarters Mississauga, Canada
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Government
Industry Construction, Repair & Maintenance
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Established in 1952, Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) split in 2011. Known for designing and developing the CANDU nuclear power reactor, the company designed and built nuclear reactors and provided services such as construction management, waste management, decommissioning, and life-extension projects related to CANDU reactors worldwide. SNC-Lavalin bought the commercial reactor division of AECL in 2011. The Canadian government retained the company's laboratory operations, which includes two facilities for nuclear technology research and development.

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Atomic Energy of Canada President & CEO Robert Walker

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Apr 2014 – Reviewed May 28, 2014

Interview Details – Applied through online job posting. HR contacted me 3 weeks later regarding an introductory phone interview. Phone interview was very informal, asked a few questions about my resume, typical behavioural questions, and why I wanted to live in the area. AECL has a very high turnover rate due to their…Full Interview

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