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Electrical and Control Technician, CFAA (Contract) - Pickering

Location: 

Pickering, ON, CA, L1V 2R5

Req ID:  7925

Job Title: Electrical and Control Technician, CFAA (Contract) - Pickering

Status: Term Contract (up to Pickering End of Commercial Operation, currently scheduled for 2024)

Education Level:  Minimum Grade 12 diploma and a Registered CFAA Fire Alarm Technician in good standing with the Canadian Fire Alarm Association

Location(s): Pickering, ON

Shifts(s): Days and/or Rotating Shift including nights, weekends and holidays

Travel: Yes- As required

Deadline to Apply: March 29, 2020

 

BE THE GENERATION to challenge and change.

At Ontario Power Generation (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.

 

JOB OVERVIEW

OPG is looking for qualified candidates to join our Maintenance team as Electrical and Control Technicians, CFAA, with openings at the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station, 40 km east of Toronto, along Lake Ontario.

 

As a TERM employee for Ontario Power Generation you will be a member of Canadian Union of Skilled Workers (CUSW) hiring hall and will be supporting the long-term life of the Pickering Generating Station.

 

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.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES 

 

An Electrical and Control Technician, CFAA will be responsible for: 

 

  • Perform preventative maintenance tasks and actively participate in the periodic teardown and internal inspection of major equipment and sub components, with a focus on fire alarm systems.
  • Install, commission, inspect, troubleshoot, service, maintain and overhaul and assist with the design for all electrical/ electronic/control/protection/telecommunication or testing equipment, associated with generating stations and facilities.
  • Prepare electrical, control, instrumentation, protection and telecommunication sketches, drawings, and bills of material.
  • Assist in the design of computer programs as required for the efficient operation of the station.
  • Carry out a variety of measurements including testing of electrical, control and protection equipment to recognized standards and procedures.
  • Determine generating system reliability and power system production.  Maintain supplementary computer programs to facilitate analysis.
  • Participate in studies associated with energy production, load and capacity, demand management, etc., and provide regular and on-demand reports.  Establish and maintain documentation / program files.
  • Provide technical support, advice, coordination and assistance with regard to emerging work, projects and daily routines, including the development of technical/operational solutions to problems.
  • Provide instrumentation & controls technical support in the areas of:
  • Condition assessment
  • Performance analysis
  • Equipment modifications and integration
  • Detailed design
  • Procurement of equipment
  • Commissioning of new equipment/systems.
     

EDUCATION

 

  • Have a minimum Grade 12 education;

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Registered CFAA Fire Alarm Technician in good standing with the Canadian Fire Alarm Association
  • Successfully pass all formal examinations during the initial training period including Radiation Protection;
  • Be prepared to work a rotating 12-hour shift, including weekend and holidays;
  • Have exceptional problem solving abilities;
  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Have a high comfort level with computers;
  • If applicable, have Canadian equivalency of foreign education; and
  • Be eligible to work in Canada

 

WHY OPG?

As Ontario’s largest clean energy generator, 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.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

 

Please submit your application online at https://jobs.opg.com/ by 11:59 PM E.S.T.March 29, 2020.  The selection process includes testing and an interview in order to be a successful applicant.  You will also be required to provide proof of high school and/or college transcripts and Certificate of Qualification (please upload into your profile).
OPG thanks all those who apply; however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.
 
ACCOMMODATIONS

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 AODA@opg.com

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