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General Tradesperson (Janitor)


Kenora, ON, CA, P9N 4M9

Req ID:  42197

Status: Regular Full Time   

Working Conditions: On-site       

Education Level: Grade 10, or equivalent

Location: Kenora, ON 

Shifts(s): 10 hour shifts (7am to 5.30pm), 4 days a week

Travel: 50% 

Deadline to Apply: March 30th, 2023 11:59pm



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.  





OPG is looking for self-motivated, dynamic, strategic and results-driven professional to join our team in the role of General Tradesperson (Janitor). 


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.  




  • Carry out regular janitorial and housekeeping tasks at OPG Generating Stations and Service Centers located in the Kenora and Ear Falls areas including cleaning lunchrooms, washrooms, offices, stairwells, hallways, floors, windows, mirrors, walls, ceilings, shelves and appliances.  Tasks involve dusting, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, polishing, laundering, wiping, scrubbing and washing.
  • Work under other work groups work protection code (WPC) activities, up to the level trained, during regular maintenance activities, outages and overhauls to complete cleaning, sandblasting, rough grinding and painting as directed.
  • Mix cleaning products and chemicals as per manufacturers recommended concentrations related to the janitorial and housekeeping tasks.
  • Stock, replenish and transport janitorial products, materials and tools.
  • Maintain and care-take facility grounds including snow-removal, salting and sanding in the winter and grass cutting, brushing and yard maintenance in the summer.
  • Collect and transport garbage and recycling to waste collection facilities.
  • Operate portable floor cleaning machines, industrial vacuums, portable, hand and power-driven tools and equipment as required to complete assigned tasks.
  • Operate any vehicle or combination of vehicle and trailer up to the level trained.
  • Ensure all doors, windows, gates, entrances and exits are secured and proper call in/out procedures are followed when working alone.
  • Report any broken, damaged items or safety related issues to your supervisor.
  • Perform water-regulating operations that involve removing and installing stoplogs and cleaning trash racks and booms.
  • Assist in performing routine tasks involving inspecting, erecting, dismantling, reassembling, servicing, cleaning, moving, loading and unloading of tools and equipment.
  • Accountable for the health, safety and well-being of self and others, in accordance with procedures and standards.





  • Grade 10, or equivalent




  • Janitorial or custodial experience, ideally in an industrial environment
  • Class G Driver’s License and good driving record
  • Ability to stand, twist, reach, bend, lift, climb, push, pull and walk for long periods of time including managing heavy, awkward tools and equipment in a safe and sustainable manner
  • WHMIS is an asset
  • Self-motivated person who is able to work alone or as a collaborative team player with the ability to follow schedules, manage time efficiently and keep commitments
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a positive, professional, and enthusiastic demeanor


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 (req 42197) by March 30th, 2023 11:59 PM E.S.T.  OPG thanks all those who apply; however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. 




OPG is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, an1d 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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