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Contracts Coordinator


Bowmanville, ON, CA, L1C 3Z8

Req ID:  35221

Status: Contract (12 -months)

Education Level: Successful completion of Grade XII plus 3 years' further concentrated study, or by having the equivalent level of education coupled with a Mechanical or Electrical Trade certificate.

Location: Bowmanville, ON

Number of Position(s): 10

Shifts(s): Days

Travel: Yes- 10%

Deadline to Apply: September 21, 2021



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 team in the role of Contracts Coordinator. 


This position is responsible to undertake building operation, maintenance and capital projects from conception to completion, as assigned by the Manager. Review building systems working drawings for technical accuracy and ensure that specifications are met. Coordinate with internal and external groups to ensure that all aspects of the project are compatible such as schedules and deadlines, and that the quality of work meets standards, regulations, and specifications. Be the site contact for local contracts and supervise staff assigned to assist with the contracts work program. Coordinate the work of contractors and trade unions at site. Be the single point of contact/SME for SCR's/CAPS. Assist in development of maintenance programs.


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.




  • Coordinate and collaborate with internal and external groups
  • Ensure that electrical, civil, architectural, operational, mechanical, financial treatment, and unique project features are considered, discussed, and meet specifications. All aspects of the project must be compatible including schedules and budgets for the various phases of the work program.
  • Coordinate work of contractors and consultants to ensure quality of work performed, adherence to work schedule, and conformance with standards, policies, legal requirements, codes, H&S policies, regulations, and specifications. Coordinate pre award process with trade unions, i.e. Chestnut Park Accord (CPA).
  • Monitor the status of all assigned projects including inspection of installation, and participate in or witness commissioning of work. Ensure that the quality of work meets specifications and comply with the contract. Prepare written reports to document observations, findings, work details and completion dates.
  • Prepare reports after conducting inspections of in-service systems, to monitor their operations after project completion. Initiate adjustments to contracts, modifications and remedial measures upon completion of inspection. Work with operation and maintenance personnel to prepare maintenance programs and schedules.
  • Administer work and supervise staff. Carry out supervisory responsibilities and administer work activities relating to the work programs. Plan, organize, assign work and provide guidance and instruction. Ensure quality and quantity of work production to achieve objectives and to meet schedules. Provide staff with training in work methods and techniques and ensure their awareness of established practices and procedures. Recommend on organizational and personnel matters. Assign and check work of contract staff working on projects. Give instructions and direction on work and problems as required.
  • Perform other duties as required.





  • Successful completion of Grade XII plus 3 years' further concentrated study, or by having the equivalent level of education.
  • Mechanical or Electrical Trade certificate
  • Requires a detailed technical knowledge of computer applications, mathematics, contracts and specifications, building codes




  • Requires experience with system installation of electrical, mechanical, structural and communication systems to evaluate drawings and tenders to ensure that specifications are met.
  • Requires experience with the above to analyze and evaluate tenders and recommend the one most suitable.
  • Requires experience with project scheduling to commit to projects and have them completed within time guidelines.
  • Requires experience to coordinate and manage the work of consultants and contractors.
  • Requires experience in site inspection, commissioning, contractor installation, and review of in-service systems to assess satisfactory operation.
  • Requires experience to become familiar with Nuclear facility safety procedures and practices, including radiation and personal protective equipment.
  • A period of over 6 years, up to and including 8 years, is considered necessary to gain this experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of Contract Oversight process, roles, responsibilities and accountabilities.
  • Extensive knowledge of OH&SA - successful candidates will be providing oversight to contractors performing work in the plant; this includes attending contractor Pre-job briefings, work coordination meetings, observations of work execution, etc.
  • The job requires long periods of walking and standing.
  • Successful candidates must be comfortable immediately coaching and correcting worker behavior when behavior does not meet OPG standards and expectations.
  • Successful candidates will be required to understand and monitor the contractor for compliance with the terms of the contract and all applicable regulations.
  • Understanding of foreign material prevention and management
  • Understanding of confined spaces and entry requirements for confined spaces
  • Inspection, electrical equipment, and automatic controls as related to building mechanical services such as heating, ventilation, drainage, water supply and sewage disposal.
  • Requires communications skills, both written and oral, to be able to effectively communicate with others and prepare reports.


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


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.




Please submit your application online at by 11:59 PM E.S.T., September 21, 2021. 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