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Technical Engineer/Officer (24 Months Contract)


Ajax, ON, CA, L1S 7R3

Req ID:  38934

Status: Temporary 24-months Contract
Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Applied Science
Location(s): Ajax, ON
Travel: Yes- 10%
Deadline to Apply: May 25, 2022
OPG continues to set the bar for environmental protection, community involvement and economic impact—all while safely keeping the lights on.
Now we’ve set our sights on being a net-zero carbon company by 2040 and a catalyst to help the economies where we operate achieve net-zero by 2050. 

OPG operates a diverse portfolio of generation assets including nuclear, hydroelectric, biomass and solar. We are also a clean tech leader and innovator, offering challenging and unique work opportunities. Help us use our power to change the world. 


BE THE GENERATION to help build a brighter tomorrow.
Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is looking for dynamic, strategic and results-driven professional to join our Quality Engineering & Strategy team in the role of Technical Engineer/Officer located in Ajax, Ontario.
Quality Engineering & Strategy team is responsible for oversight of OPG engineering (more than 1200 employees).  Managing OPG Research & Development and Industrial Memberships for both Nuclear and Renewable Generation, Nuclear Engineering Risks and Engineering Program key performance indicators reported to the Chief Executive Engineer / Chief Nuclear Engineer. The Technical Engineer/Officer will have the opportunity to contribute by driving performance improvement initiatives and streamlining processes. 
This is an exciting opportunity to work in an environment where you will contribute to Ontario Power Generation’s continued growth and success in generating safe, clean, reliable low-cost power in a sustainable manner.

  • Develop performance improvement strategies for OPG engineering;
  • Support continuous organization improvement by automating metrics, streamlining processes, and driving performance;
  • Proactively identifying areas of improvement and implementing initiatives working with diverse groups and levels of Management throughout OPG, while successfully managing a variety of challenges;
  • Maintaining written documented processes to reflect improved operating methods;
  • Arrange and lead meetings to coordinate the requirements of engineering and OPG internal stakeholder groups.



  • University Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Applied Science
  • Candidate must be a fully licensed engineer in the province of Ontario, or be eligible to be licensed in the Province of Ontario 



  • Ideal candidates will have familiarity with various aspects of OPG Engineering;
  • Knowledge of OPG’s unique systems including Asset Suite, ePMX / Resolver, SCR Database, OCRSA, etc.;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to influence others;
  • Experience and ability as a team player to understand and manage the interrelationships of various internal and external groups in order to facilitate objectives and ensure deliverables satisfy stakeholder requirements;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and be comfortable leading meetings and giving presentations;
  • Have a strong interest in challenging work environments where showing initiative and self motivation are assets;
  • Proven track record on delivering results;
  • Strong in understanding, executing and following governance and procedures with a questioning and analytical attitude/approach under minimum required supervision;
  • Knowledge of OPG’s ECC Process (Engineering Change Control) is an asset.

The successful candidate will exhibit uncompromising integrity and commitment to upholding corporate values and the OPG Code of Business Conduct.
As Ontario’s largest clean energy generator, OPG offers an exciting combination of challenging opportunities and career diversity in a fast-paced work environment. Being an OPG employee means you can apply your knowledge, broaden your skills and make a valuable contribution to an organization that is vital to the province’s wellbeing. 

At OPG our values are our strengths.  They are fundamental truths about our organization that don’t change.  Safety. Integrity. Excellence. People and Citizenship.  

Here's why OPG might just be the ideal workplace for you:

  • Exceptional range of opportunities province-wide.
  • Electricity is vital to the province.

If you are looking to learn from others and be part of something important, and you are excited about the future of power generation, you will find the right fit at OPG.
Our promise to you

  • We care about the safety and the well-being of our employees. It is our utmost priority.
  • A supportive work environment where you can be your best every day.
  • Opportunities to stretch and develop.
  • Offer different ways for you to give back to communities where we operate.
  • Partner with Indigenous communities and support local businesses.
  • We support employment equity, diversity and inclusion.
  • We care about the safety and the well-being of our employees.  It is our utmost priority. 

Please submit your application online at by 11:59 PM E.S.T., May 25, 2022.  OPG thanks all those who apply; however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.
OPG is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees feel valued, respected, and supported. If you require accommodation during the application or interview process, please advise us as soon as possible so appropriate arrangements can be made. If you require information in a format that is accessible to you, please contact