Gain hands-on experience as a skilled trades co-op student or apprentice.

Trades Co-op Opportunities

At Ontario Power Generation (OPG), we offer challenging opportunities and career diversity in a work environment where employees can realize their personal and professional goals. OPG recruits students from colleges for a paid work term related to their field of study. As a student, you will gain first-hand experience in your chosen field and discover the right career path for you.

Operations Co-op

Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled in a 2 year Power Engineering program, a 3 year Electrical program or a Mechanical Engineering Technology program
  • Must be returning to school full-time upon completion of your work term or need the work term to graduate
  • GPA must be 70% and higher
  • There is a maximum of 2 work terms

When to Apply: Mid-October to Mid-November

Work Term: Summer (May – August)

Maintenance Co-op

Eligibility:

  • Must have completed first year in Instrumentation & Control, Electrical, Industrial Mechanical Millwright or Mechanical Engineering Technician/Technology program.
  • Must be returning to school full-time upon completion of your work term or need the work term to graduate
  • GPA must be 70% and higher
  • There is a maximum of 2 work terms

When to Apply: Mid-October to Mid-November

Work Term: Summer (May – August)

Apprenticeships

The OPG Nuclear Apprentice Program is a 4-year training program and its objective is to ensure individuals gain the knowledge and skills necessary to perform Mechanical or Electrical & Control Technician work in a nuclear generating station.

Apprenticeships offered are:

  • Electrical
  • Instrumentation
  • Millwright

Mechanical Apprentices

Eligibility:

  • Must have Grade 12 diploma or equivalent
  • Must have a two or three year College Diploma in Industrial Mechanical Millwright or Mechanical Engineering Technician/Technology program
  • Must have graduated within the last 3 years

Apprenticeship are posted all year round with opportunities varying from year to year, based on our business needs.

Control Apprentices

Eligibility:

  • Must have Grade 12 diploma or equivalent
  • Must have a two or three year College Diploma in Instrumentation and Control or Electrical Technician/Technology program
  • Must have graduated within the last 3 years

Apprenticeship are posted all year round with opportunities varying from year to year, based on our business needs.

Trainee Programs

OPG’s trainee programs provide employees with the foundation to pursue their professional careers as Nuclear Operators and Hydroelectric Operating Technicians. These training programs consist of classroom and field training. Being an OPG trainee means you can apply your knowledge, broaden your skills and make a valuable contribution to an organization that is vital to Ontario's success.

NOIT

Eligibility:

  • Must have a secondary school diploma
  • Must have grade 12 University preparation courses in math and physics and/or chemistry
  • Must have a diploma in a related study such as a 2 year Power Engineering or a 3 year Mechanical or Electrical Technologist diploma.

The Nuclear Operator in Training Program is posted all year round with opportunities varying from year to year, based on our business needs.

HOTT

Eligibility:

  • Must have a secondary school diploma
  • Must have a two year diploma in a related study such as a 2 year Power Engineering, Instrumentation, or Electrical diploma

The Hydroelectric Operating Technician Trainee Program is posted all year round with opportunities varying from year to year, based on our business needs. 

 

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