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Electronics Technician (Contract) - Pickering

Location: 

Pickering, ON, CA, L1V 2R5

Req ID:  35539

Status: Term Contract (up to Pickering End of Commercial Operation)

Education Level:  Minimum Grade 12 Diploma and Certificate of Qualification in one or more of the following: 442A, 309A, 447A in addition to successful completion of a two or three year diploma in Electronics

Location(s): Pickering, ON

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

Travel: Yes- As required

Deadline to Apply: September 26, 2021

 

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. 

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We are seeking energetic candidates to join our Maintenance team as Electronics Technicians, with openings at the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station, 40 km east of Toronto, along Lake Ontario.

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.

 

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.  You will receive an attractive wage and benefit package through CUSW.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES 

 

An Electronics Technician performs work such as troubleshooting, repair, installation, and predictive/preventive maintenance on electrical, instrumentation, and electronics equipment.

  • 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. Develop and maintain supplementary computer programs to facilitate analysis.
  • 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. 

 

EDUCATION

 

  • Have a minimum Grade 12 education; and
  • Have a two to three year community college diploma in Electronics.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Hold a valid Certificate of Qualification in one or more of the following:  442A, 309A, 447A in addition to successful completion of a two or three year diploma in Electronics;
  • 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 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. 

 

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. 
  • 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. 
  • We care about the safety and the well-being of our employees.  It is our utmost priority.  

 

APPLICATION PROCESS 

Please submit your application online at https://jobs.opg.com/ by 11:59 PM E.S.T., September 26, 2021.  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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