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Power Engineering Technician/ Technology Co-op/Development Summer 2022


ON, CA, L1C 3Z8

Req ID:  38374

Status: Student - Contract  - Summer 2022

Education Level: College, minimum 1st year completed

Location(s): Atikokan, ON

Number of Position(s): 1

Shifts(s): Days and/or rotating shifts including nights, weekends and holidays

Travel: Yes - 10%

Deadline to Apply: January 30, 2022


BE THE GENERATION to challenge and change.

At Ontario Power Generation Inc. (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.



As Ontario’s largest clean energy generator, OPG is committed to providing challenging opportunities in a work environment where safety is a fundamental value. Students will gain meaningful hands-on work experience that will complement their academic studies and offer insight into potential career paths. Students will be able to apply their knowledge, broaden their skills and make a valuable contribution to an organization that is vital to Ontario's success.


OPG is excited to offer one (1) student opportunity in our Western Operations Department in  Atikokan, ON. This is a four (4) month student placement commencing in May 2022.



The successful candidates may have the opportunity to assist in a variety of work assignments, which may include:

  • Complete assigned job and safety related training.
  • Complete field assignments and observe thermal Operating Technicians. 
  • May be assigned to 12-hour shift work.



  • Minimum completion of 1st year at a College specializing in Power Engineering Technician/ Technology.



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

  • Be enrolled in full-time studies at a post-secondary institution
  • Have completed a minimum of 1st year at College by the start of the opportunity.
  • Have a minimum average of 70% cumulative GPA
  • Be returning to full-time studies in the same program following the completion of the work term OR requiring the work term/co-op placement to graduate


Preference may be given to the candidates who have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Good problem solving skills
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must have the flexibility to work shifts including nights, weekends and holidays


The successful candidate will exhibit uncompromising integrity and commitment to upholding corporate values, and the OPG Code of Business Conduct. 


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.
  • Offer different ways for you to give back to communities where we operate.
  • We support employment equity and diversity.



Submit your application online at by 11:59 p.m. E.S.T., January 30, 2022. Students must apply online and through their school’s own portal, if applicable, and must be eligible to work in Canada.  Applicants are encouraged to apply early.


All applications must include the following:

  • Resume, cover letter and most recent unofficial transcript (uploaded as one file under 'CV')
  • Priority consideration will be given to applicants who attach an unofficial transcript.


OPG thanks all those who apply; however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. As a precondition of employment, OPG will require a prospective candidate to submit a security clearance application and provide documents to confirm eligibility prior to their start date. Relocation and travel expenses incurred during the recruitment and selection process are the student’s responsibility.



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