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Project & Control Engineer (Hybrid)


Pickering, ON, CA, L1C3Z8

Req ID:  39586





Status: Regular Full Time (Hybrid)

Working Conditions: Hybrid Working Environment or Applied Science     

Education Level:  Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

Location(s): Bowmanville and Pickering, ON

Travel: 10%

Deadline to Apply: July 4, 2022


Ontario Power Generation (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. 




Ontario Power Generation inc. (OPG) is seeking a results driven professional to join our Darlington or Pickering Project Controls team in the role of Project & Control Engineer/Officer based in Bowmanville or Pickering, ON.  This role is also eligible for a hybrid work arrangement of up to two days per week working from home. 


As a Project & Control Engineer/Officer you will have the opportunity to contribute to Ontario Power Generation by coordinating and collaborating with both internal and external stakeholders. You will be required to understand schedules, finances and required performance for the assigned projects. 


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.



  • As a project team member responsible for coordinating, facilitating and driving the Front End Planning Process;
  • Develop WBS based on statement of work scope;
  • With support of project team members develop integrated, logically tied, resource loaded project schedules (Primavera and MS Project) which incorporate identified scope, risks, estimates/budgets and constraints to the individual task level for field execution.
  • With support of project team members, establish project budgets, contingency and milestones.
  • Support and author Business Case Summary development.
  • Ensure detail, accuracy and quality is adequate to allow monitoring and control of project to ensure successful completion of cost, schedule and scope commitments.
  • Develop and maintain updated and accurate planning phase schedule;
  • Perform monthly schedule updates and cost analysis;
  • Perform cost and schedule management for projects in accordance with OPG’s project management governance;
  • Create and issue timely project status reports;
  • Develop and maintain program level schedules;
  • Ensure approved change control processes are followed;
  • Prepare and obtain approval of applicable change control documentation;
  • Facilitate and support project financial close out process;
  • Assist with continuous improvement of PMO processes and procedures;
  • Assist with development and continuous improvement of the project controls information system;
  • Maintain document project file which provides and auditable trail throughout the project lifecycle including project approvals, change control and close out. 



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Applied Science
  • PMP, CCP, PSP are considered strong assets



  • Minimum 5-years of experience on project controls practice such as project scoping, risk management, estimating, budgeting, scheduling and cost control;
  • Clear understanding of project controls principles, theories and concepts;
  • Project management experience within a Hydroelectric generating facility an asset;
  • Experienced with engineering and construction management concepts, methods and techniques;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to develop and deliver reports, briefings, project plans;
  • Good organizational and leadership skills, and to be a self-starter who can work both independently and in a team environment that is dedicated to project excellence and best practices;
  • Have a strong interest in fast-paced, challenging work environments where showing initiative and self motivation are assets;
  • Strong in understanding, executing and following governance and procedures with a questioning and analytical attitude/approach under minimum required supervision;
  • Proven track record on delivering results.
  • Experience with development and operation of various computerized systems and databases, including business unit financial, data management, and work management systems. 

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, Ontario Power Generation (OPG) offers an exciting combination of challenging opportunities and career diversity in a work environment where safety is a fundamental value. 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 Ontario's success.


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


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 in our diverse lines of business.
  • Provide spaces for innovative thinking and solutions, such as Launchpad or X-Lab.   
  • Offer different ways for you to give back to communities where we operate.
  • We support employment equity and diversity.



Please submit your application online at by 11:59 PM E.S.T.July 4, 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.

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