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Summer Student 2023 - Eastern Ontario - Non-Developmental


Renfrew, ON, CA, K7S 3H3

Req ID:  41894

Status: Student - Contract - Summer 2023

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

Location(s):  Various locations across Eastern Ontario (Saunders, Chats Falls, Chenaux, Barrett Chute, Des Joachims, Otto Holden, Stewartville)

Number of Position(s): 8

Shifts(s):  Days

Travel: Yes – 10%

Deadline to Apply:  February 12, 2023


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, gas and solar, and offer challenging and unique work opportunities. BE THE GENERATION to power tomorrow. 




OPG is excited to offer multiple student opportunities in our Eastern Division facilities. These are four (4) month student placements commencing in May 2023.


All students applying for a non-developmental student position at OPG must meet the below eligibility:

  • Be at least 18 years of age or older.
  • Be enrolled in full-time studies at a post-secondary institution.
  • Have a minimum average of 70% cumulative GPA.
  • Be returning to full-time studies following the completion of the work term.
  • Must complete a security clearance.
  • Must be able to provide own transportation to work site(s).




The successful candidates may engage in a number of work programs related to the safe & environmentally responsible operation of a hydroelectric or thermal power generation station. These facilities are located throughout Eastern Ontario.

Responsibilities are consistent with training and experience for performing work in accordance with prescribed safety procedures and regulations. Performs routine duties:

1. Carry out cleaning, as directed.

2. Assist in performing routine tasks involving, erecting, dismantling, reassembling, moving, loading and unloading, servicing, various fixtures, materials, structures, furniture, buildings, hardware, equipment and vehicles.

3. Maintain and repair roads, drainage systems, including lawn and ground maintenance.

4. Stock storerooms and maintain supplies.

5. Carry out housekeeping and janitorial tasks.

6. Perform administrative/clerical tasks as assigned.

7. Accountable for the health, safety and well being of self and others, in accordance with procedures and standards.




  • Minimum completion of 1st year at a University or College by the start of the opportunity.




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

  • A G2 or higher driver’s licence is a requirement.


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.  
  • 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., February 12, 2023.  Students must include a copy of their unofficial transcript and must be eligible to work in Canada.


All applications must include the following:

  • Resume and a copy of most recent unofficial transcript. 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