Maintenance Manager / Operating Engineer First Class

Location: 

Atikokan, ON, CA, P0T1C0

Req ID:  47753

Status: Regular Full Time  

Working Conditions: On-Site    

Education Level: Requires 1st Class Power (Operating) Engineer Certification, or possessing

Location: Atikokan ON

Number of Position(s):

Shifts(s): Days 

Travel: Yes- As required

Deadline to Apply: July 29th 2024

 

 

 

Electrify your career and help build a brighter tomorrow.

 

Every generation has a challenge that defines them. At OPG, we are calling on all innovators, disruptors, thought leaders and change-makers. Join us to electrify life in one generation and build a sustainable future powered by our electricity, our ideas, and our people. Join OPG and make history.

 

Whether you work in the skilled trades or are a business professional, a career at OPG is an opportunity to electrify your life on -- and off -- the job.

 

ACCOMMODATIONS

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 AODA@opg.com

 

 

 

JOB OVERVIEW

 

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is looking for a Maintenance Manager / Operating Engineer First Class to join our team as part of the Northwest Operations Team based in Atikokan, Ontario.

 

Reporting to the Plant Manager of Operations for our Northwest Operations Team,

the Maintenance Manager / Operating Engineer First Class is responsible for managing the Maintenance Department resources assigned to support the provision of capacity and energy to meet the contractual commitments to Energy Markets in a manner consistent with meeting the ongoing Corporate requirements for due diligence in achieving excellence in financial performance and value, worker health and safety, Equity Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I) as well as sustainable energy development and acceptable impact on the surrounding community and the overall environment.

 

This is an exciting opportunity to work in an environment where you will contribute to OPG’s public outreach, engagement and education efforts as part of the company’s commitment to growing its social license.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES 

 

  • Manage approximately 25 Maintenance staff resources assigned to support the provision of capacity and energy to meet the contractual commitments to Energy Markets in a manner consistent with meeting the ongoing Corporate requirements for due diligence in achieving excellence in financial performance and value, worker health and safety, sustainable energy development and acceptable impact on the surrounding community and the overall environment.
  • Adherence to Station, Thermal, TSSA and OPG policies, Regulations, directives and strategies with an emphasis on environmental and operating responsibilities as they apply to the safe maintenance of the unit boilers and associated systems.
  • Maintain, modify, plan, schedule and review work, provide budget, cost and program assessment and control of Atikokan Generation Station.
  • Support includes supply of fuels, biomass dust management, removal of by-products; provision of site, unit efficiency and efficiency enhancements. Manage resources, operate, maintain, modify, plan, schedule and review work, provide budget, cost and program assessment and control of equipment for fuel and by-product handling.
  • Recommend strategies, plans, policies, and procedures for:
  • The production of capacity and energy from Atikokan GS in support of optimizing the value added contribution of the station.
  • The provision of direct services to support the production of capacity and energy through the supply of fuel, managing by-product and related commodity products; provision of site services, bio-diversity, land management in support of optimizing the value added contribution to the station.
  • Provide input to station maintenance and business plans and budget for production units related to production, fuel, ash, and by-product management and general site services related to operation, maintenance, upgrades and support functions to meet station level performance achievement plans
  • Provide, review, update and redirect the maintenance plan, business plan, budget and associated programs to accommodate changes to station role and forecasts
  • Identify opportunities and recommend options for changes and improvements to increase plant competitiveness and customer satisfaction (i.e. Energy Markets, other departments at site, external stakeholders, etc.). by seeking and testing alternate lower cost fuels, manage by-product contracts and stakeholder relationships, promote Equity Diversity & Inclusion (ED&I), bio-diversity, boiler water, steam chemistry in co-operation with Renewable Generation stakeholders and resources.
  • Manage the station’s 4 x 10 maintenance requirements through other plant departments and manage service contracts with all departments / units during “off shifts”.
  • Be aware of and comply with applicable corporate policies related to health and safety, environmental management, Dam and Public Safety and quality management.
  • Exercise due diligence with respect to the environment; having programs in place and practiced by all department staff that supports the achievement of the environmental objectives of the station.

 

 

EDUCATION

 

  • Requires 1st Class Power (Operating) Engineer Certification

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Minimum of 6 years in a Leadership Capacity required
  • Ability to lead and work with integrated cross function groups in support of a common objective. Experience working within the power generation industry is strongly preferred;
  • Knowledge of Quality Standards and codes applicable to a 1st class steam plant;
  • Strong in understanding, executing and following governance and procedures with a questioning and analytical attitude/approach under minimum required supervision;
  • People and team oriented with a strong ability to establish an excellent level of confidence, credibility and cooperation with program’s internal and external stakeholders;
  • Ability to communicate well, both verbally and written, is essential; Ability to present information clearly and effectively

 

The successful candidate will exhibit uncompromising integrity and commitment to upholding corporate values, and the OPG Code of Business Conduct.

 

What Makes a Career at OPG Different?

 

As Ontario’s largest clean energy generator, we’re building, expanding, and innovating the equipment and technology that keeps Ontario powered with clean, reliable energy.

At OPG, our values are our strengths.  They are fundamental truths about our organization that don’t change: 

Safety – it’s our business
Integrity – always lead with integrity
Excellence – never satisfied with good enough
Inclusion – working together for powerful outcomes
Innovation - creativity accelerates possibility

 

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

  • Exceptional range of opportunities province-wide
  • Long-term career growth and development opportunities
  • Electricity is vital to the province and OPG’s clean electricity is helping decarbonize other sectors.

 

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.

 

Are you ready to start a career that has the power to electrify life on and off the job? Apply now.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please submit your application online at https://jobs.opg.com/ by 11:59 PM E.S.T., July 29th 2024.  OPG thanks all those who apply; however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

 

OPG is committed to employment equity. As such, we encourage applicants from equity-seeking communities (Indigenous Peoples, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and women). We strongly believe that alleviating the under-representation of equity-seeking individuals will create a stronger OPG team and allow us to better serve the needs of our diverse communities.

 

In order to fulfill the above-mentioned purpose, priority in hiring may be given to qualified persons who self-identify as a member of equity-seeking groups as identified in the application process. This initiative constitutes a special program under the Human Rights Code/Canadian Human Rights Act.

 

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