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Work Control Team Leader


Bowmanville, ON, CA, L1E 0E7

Req ID:  2747

Status: Temporary (24-months)

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Science, or Business  

Location: Bowmanville, ON

Shifts(s): Days

Travel: Yes – As Required

Deadline to Apply: July 22, 2019


BE THE GENERATION to challenge and change.

At OPG, our values are our strengths. They are fundamental truths about us that don’t change. Safety. Integrity. Excellence. People and Citizenship.  We operate a diverse portfolio of generation assets including nuclear, hydroelectric, biomass and solar, and offer challenging and unique work opportunities. BE THE GENERATION to power tomorrow.



Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is looking for a dedicated and results driven leaders to join our team in the role of Work Control Team Leader for an 24-month temporary/contract opportunity in our Darlington location. 

Reporting to the Section Manager Outage,  Subsequent Unit (3, 1 and 4) Planning, the Work Control Team Leader will be the single point of contact of all maintenance, operations and systems daily and outage work activities associated with Work Management Procedures and Processes.

The Work Control Team Leader is accountable for the management, control and performance of work applicable to assigned Work Breakdown Structure (Work Weeks, System Outage Windows, Program etc).  Will also anticipate, direct and make decisions on all work associated with the planning and scheduling process, changing priorities, communicating to work groups and exercising sound judgment to effectively

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.



  • Effective, efficient management and control of activities that support Operation and Maintenance,  generated as a result of the Work Management processes.
  • Direct the development and implementation of assigned Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) including resolving schedule conflicts.
  • Responsible for controlling work scope, organizing, executing, reviewing and deciding upon all planned activities and resource requirements. 
  • Accountable for short and long term impact of work performance on station for assigned WBS.
  • Plan, organize, coordinate, and maintain status on all preparatory or ongoing requirements of the work plan/ schedule.
  • Responsible for providing direction on schedule priorities to all work groups, including contractors.  Monitor for work failing to meet schedule, and direct corrective action.
  • Provide effective leadership at daily status meetings in order to control, maintain and update work plan/ schedule.
  • Be accountable for monitoring the work being performed to completion, as scheduled.  Maintain an awareness of the status of all jobs on the plan. Be accountable for reporting on status to Management at all times.
  • Conduct a project/schedule post mortem. Identify significant events, analysis of the schedule accomplishments, problems and suggested corrective actions.
  • Maximize overall equipment availability and reliability.
  • Perform risk assessments and identify risk management activities.  This includes nuclear safety risk, generation risk, reactivity risk and radiological risk.



  • Four-year college or university degree preferred



  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in planning, estimating, cost control and risk management of projects in Nuclear, Construction, Heavy Industrial, Oil and Gas and/or related fields;
  • Extensive experience working with Primavera P6 (P6).
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Proven ability to manage projects under strict timelines, work well in a demanding, dynamic and complex environment.
  • Critical thinker with strong problem solving skills.
  • Strong planning, managerial, influencing and leadership skills.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong listening skills and interpersonal skills.

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 22, 2019.  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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