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Western Waste Management Training - Education or Business - Co-op/Developmental Student


Kincardine, ON, CA, N0G 2T0

Req ID:  1194

Status:  Co-op or Developmental Student – Summer 2019

Education Level:   University or College, minimum 1st year completed

Location(s):  Tiverton, ON

Shifts(s):  Days

Travel: No

Deadline to Apply:  January 24, 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 excited to offer one (1) student opportunity in our Fleet Maintenance Training Department in Tiverton, ON (Western Waste Management Facility). This is a four (4) or eight (8) month student placement commencing in May, 2019.


All students applying for student positions at OPG must meet the below eligibility:

  • Enrolled in full-time studies at a post-secondary institution.
  • Have a minimum average of 70% cumulative GPA.
  • Returning to full-time studies in the same program following the completion of the work term OR requiring the work term or co-op placement to graduate.



  • Assisting with developing/revising/assessing/organizing training material.
  • Involved with training program oversight meetings and actions, including preparation of training metrics.
  • Assisting with processing of training documentation/records and training credit inputs.
  • Assist with training delivery and facilitation.



  • Minimum completion of 1st year at a University or College specializing in Education/Teaching, Business or related discipline.



Preference may be given to the candidate who has the following skills and qualifications:

  • A valid G2 or higher driver's license is an asset.
  • Good organizational and research skills.
  • Computer/database/spreadsheet knowledge.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.


This job will provide you with the following professional development:

  • Knowledge and experience with the Systematic Approach to Training.
  • Communication skills, including presentations.
  • Corporate experience and working with a variety of stakeholders.


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. 


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., January 24, 2019.  It is a mandatory requirement for students to apply online and through their school’s own portal, if applicable. In addition, students must include a copy of their unofficial transcript and must be eligible to work in Canada. 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