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Technical Engineer/Officer (ALL LEVELS)


Bowmanville, ON, CA, L1C 3Z8

Req ID:  42335

Status: Regular Full Time  
Working Conditions: Hybrid Working Environment   
Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Applied Science

Location: Pickering, ON OR Darlington, ON OR Ajax, ON
Shifts(s): Days, shifts required during special periods
Travel: Yes – 10% as required 
Deadline to Apply: April 3, 2023


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 professionals to join our team in the role Technical Engineer/Officer at our Pickering or Darlington or Ajax locations.


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. 


We are looking for the following disciplines:

  • Mechanical/Mechatronics 
  • Electrical/I&C/Electronics
  • Civil/Structural
  • Nuclear
  • Computer/Software
  • Chemical


The Technical Engineer/ Officer may have the opportunity work in the following departments.


  • Advanced Inspection and Maintenance:  Inspection Technology & Development 
  • Central Engineering:
    • Chemistry
    • Mechanical 
    • Electrical Computers and Control Engineering 
  • Support Compliance & IIP
  • Design and Project Engineering
  • New Nuclear (DNNP & non-DNNP)
  • Nuclear Safety Engineering
  • Nuclear Regulatory Affairs 
  • Station Engineering: (Pickering, Darlington, Nuclear Sustainability Services) 



  • Working with a multi-disciplined team of engineering and technical specialists to support the operation of the various mechanical and electrical systems;
  • Developing and executing projects in compliance with customer expectations and the industry's demanding set of regulations and standards;
  • Maintaining written documented processes and procedures to reflect improved operating methods and additions to all supported systems;
  • Co-ordinate the clarification of specification requirements, and arrange for necessary changes and/or co-ordinate technical work as required in a number of major work areas;
  • Maintain and/or update operating and other specified department/divisional procedures;
  • Solve problems, to provide advice and guidance, to initiate developmental studies and to make recommendations during the design, commissioning and operation of a nuclear facility; to evaluate components or materials, and to perform economic studies and evaluations associated with the design, commissioning and operation of a nuclear facility.



  • 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 worked in a Nuclear Engineering environment
  • 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 engineering 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 managing projects may be an asset
  • Knowledge of OPG’s ECC Process (Engineering Change Control) may 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
  • 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.

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.
Please submit your application online at by 11:59 PM E.S.T., April 3, 2023.  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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