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Senior Technical Engineer/Officer (Temporary 18 - Months Contract)


Bowmanville, ON, CA, L1C 3Z8

Req ID:  35533

Status: Temporary 18-month contract
Location: Pickering or Bowmanville, ON
Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer/Software Engineering or Computer Science
Travel: 10%
Deadline to Apply: September 25, 2021
Ontario Power Generation Inc. (OPG) continues to set the bar for environmental protection, community involvement and economic impact—all while safely keeping the lights on. 
Now we have 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 a dedicated and results driven professional to join our Learning Innovations & Training Systems team in the role of Senior Technical Engineer/Officer in Pickering or Bowmanville, Ontario.

Reporting to the Section Manager, the Senior Technical Engineer/Officer will provide technical support and systems expertise on eLearning framework and other Training related applications.  In addition, this role will work on Innovation initiatives to enhance or simplify Training delivery and 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.

  • Maintain electronic training content delivery for all OPG Staff and contractors;
  • Maintain supported web application delivery;
  • Manage Backup and Disaster Recovery strategy for multiple sections;
  • Manage the evolution of existing systems environment, by implementing upgrades or enhancements to provide additional system functionality, problem correction, reliability, and maintainability; 
  • Supporting department leadership with careful technical advice on technology life-cycle issues;
  • Providing a high level of customer service and communication to the training customer with the goal of maximizing training effectiveness and supporting nuclear safety;
  • Maximizing reliability through good working behaviours and using both nuclear and software industry best practices;
  • Knowledge of industry standards, trends and regulatory requirements.


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


  • 8 to 10 years of demonstrated hands-on experience in a corporate or industrial environment;
  • Strong knowledge as Database Administrator and Designer for SQL server and maintaining eLearning infrastructure;
  • Strong knowledge of Windows Server Administration, including deployment and troubleshooting;
  • Solid knowledge of PowerShell;
  • Solid knowledge of configuring and managing Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS);
  • Working experience with Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager and Microsoft Active Directory Administration are highly desirable;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Operations Manager 2016 or greater;
  • Experience in providing operational support for applications;
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.  Ability to quickly assess, detect and correct errors and/or mitigate risks to the organization;
  • Thorough attention to detail; able to prioritize and multitask; proactive and deadline-oriented;
  • Sound professional judgment, initiative, with a results-oriented focus and the ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced changing environment;
  • A solid understanding of information management practices, systems and current best practices and approaches;
  • 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 projects satisfy stakeholder requirements;
  • Strong in understanding, executing and following governance and procedures with a questioning and analytical attitude/approach under minimum required supervision.

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
  • 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,
  • 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., September 25, 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