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Manager Engineering (TIVERTON, ON - HYBRID)


Kincardine, ON, CA, N0G 2T0

Req ID:  41469

Status: Regular Full Time
Working Conditions: Hybrid Working Environment     
Education Level:  Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
Location(s): Kincardine, ON
Travel: 10%
Deadline to Apply: February 4, 2023
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. 
BE THE GENERATION to help build a brighter tomorrow.


Please ensure you're aware of the location within the Municipality of Kincardine and Bruce County before applying to this position.  All applicants must be able to report onsite to the Tiverton facility to perform this job.
Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is looking for a results driven leader to join our team in the role of Manager, Engineering opportunity at our Nuclear Sustainability Services Western facility in Tiverton, Ontario.
As part of the Performance Engineering team and reporting to the Senior Manager, Performance Engineering the successful Manager, Engineering will carry out the standard accountabilities of a Manager for the Tiverton site. The Manager, Engineering will build effective business relationships with the Business, and Union Representatives to form strong relationships.

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.

  • Supervise and lead the performance of activities in accordance with Ontario Power Generation and Nuclear safety standards.
  • Implement the guidance from HR on the interpretation of collective agreements, procedures and policies.
  • Prioritize work, identify critical steps and adjust work assignments to meet needs.
  • Collaborate with others to develop and implement operational and maintenance plans efficiently.
  • Assist in preparing resource budgets, report costs incurred versus budget and assist with controlling costs.
  • Analyze the performance of departments against industry standards, prepare performance improvement plans and incorporate into work programs and business plans.
  • Be able to investigate, identify and implement corrective and improvement actions and provide progress reports to managers. 
  • Ensure effective short & long term workforce forecasting are is in place to accurately predict the requirement of critical skill Nuclear Staff.    
  • Track corrective and improvement actions and provide progress reports.
  • Support the Nuclear Sustainability Services strategic plan.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering


  • Minimum of 5 years of people management experience with facilitative leadership skills.
  • Must possess a high level of integrity and personal accountability with a focus on engaging employees with varied and unique skill sets to perform at their best, while promoting the development of the team.
  • Experience working within the nuclear industry is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in equipment reliability and aging asset management will be an asset.
  • Proven drive for results; demonstrated solid judgement with a strong business acumen with proven track records of achieving success on various projects, while providing valued input to a management team.
  • People orientated with strong interpersonal skills, adept at building and maintaining positive, productive, and collaborative working relationships and partnership.
  • A strong attention to detail, ability to quickly understand business processes, assess risk, compare risk of alternatives, and be able to balance the risks and potential business benefits associated. 
  • Ability to analyze complex situations to reach appropriate conclusions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, possess excellent oral and writing skills, and strong facilitation, negotiation, influencing and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment while effectively managing and adapting to multiple changing priorities.

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., February 4, 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.  If you require information in a format that is accessible to you, please contact