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Technical Engineer/Officer


Pickering, ON, CA, L1W 4A7

Req ID:  40224

Status: Regular Full Time
Working Conditions: Hybrid Working Environment      
Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Materials, Chemical or Nuclear Engineering 
Location(s): Pickering, ON
Travel: Yes- 10%
Deadline to Apply: September 30, 2022
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.
Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is looking for dynamic, strategic and results-driven professional to join our Advanced Inspection & Maintenance (AIM) team in the role of Technical Engineer/Officer located in Pickering, Ontario.
This position is in support of the Major Components department. The Technical Engineer/Officer will have the opportunity to contribute to Ontario Power Generation by supporting the Steam Generator inspection and maintenance programs for the planned outage monitoring; analyzing plant information; collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to identify trends; providing troubleshooting solutions; and advocating for opportunities to improve system health. 
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.

  • Responsible for steam generator inspection and maintenance for the planned outages, systems/components performance by monitoring and analyzing plant information, identifying trends; providing troubleshooting solutions to the station; and advocating for opportunities to improve system health;
  • Developing, reviewing and optimizing the maintenance strategies for station systems, components and structures;
  • Preparing system health reports and action plans to sustain and improve system performance, identifying system and project risks; and supporting improvement modifications;
  • Working with a multi-disciplined team of engineering and technical specialists to support the operation of the various mechanical and electrical systems;
  • Developing, planning, supporting and tracking the execution of projects in compliance with the industry's demanding set of regulations and standards;
  • Maintaining written documented processes and procedures to reflect improved operating methods and additions to all supported systems;
  • Co-ordinate the clarification of specification requirements, and arrange for necessary changes and/or co-ordinate technical work as required in a number of major work areas;
  • Maintain and/or update operating and other specified department/divisional procedures;
  • Perform documentation reviews to ensure work performed is fully documented and has a complete set of records available;
  • Provide technical evaluations and advice, solve problems and coordinate work as required, in a number of major work areas, in support of the commissioning, operation and maintenance of the facilities.


  • University Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Materials, Chemical or Nuclear Engineering
  • Candidate must be a fully licensed engineer in the province of Ontario, or be eligible to be licensed in the Province of Ontario 


  • Ideal candidates will have worked in a Nuclear Engineering environment and/or steam generator experience; 
  • Knowledge of codes and standards in inspection, maintenance and life cycle management;
  • Knowledge of non-destructive examination techniques;
  • Application of CSA N285.4 periodic inspection programs, and knowledge of materials science/engineering principles, steam generator design, steam generator tube material degradation mechanisms;
  • Knowledge in developing inspection requirements/aging management strategies, and assessing inspection results;
  • Experience and ability as a team player to understand and manage the interrelationships of various internal and external groups in order to facilitate objectives and ensure deliverables satisfy stakeholder requirements;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and be comfortable leading meetings and giving presentations;
  • Have a strong interest in fast-paced, challenging work environments where showing initiative and self motivation are assets;
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work with maintenance and operation teams in technical support capacity;
  • Proven track record on delivering results;
  • Strong in understanding, executing and following governance and procedures with a questioning and analytical attitude/approach under minimum required supervision.

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.
  • 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.
  • 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. 

Please submit your application online at by 11:59 PM E.S.T., September 30, 2022.  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