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Senior Protection And Control Supervisor


Rolphton, ON, CA, K6V 5W2

Req ID:  41467

Status: Regular Fulltime

Education Level: 4-year University Degree

Travel: Up to 20%

Location: Rolphton, ON

Deadline to Apply: February 6, 2023


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 a results-driven dynamic team player to join our organization in the role of Senior Protection and Control Supervisor. 


Reporting to the Senior Manager, Maintenance/Production within our Southeast Operations Group of our Renewal Generation Division, the Senior Protection and Control Supervisor will be responsible for supervising and participating in the work of a group involved in the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of protection, control and electrical facilities in an assigned location. Plan, organize and assign work to staff and provide technical guidance on the more complex aspects of protection, control and electrical installations and unique operating problems. Administer the assigned work program and report on its accomplishment.



  • Determine technical, labour, and scheduling requirements of projects, collaborating with various departments and resources as required to incorporate into Unit work program. Provide guidance as required on projects to ensure adherence to contract conditions.
  • Develop the work program for the assigned Unit according to standards and local requirements. Direct the program, organizing resources for maximum effectiveness. Modify the program to meet changing conditions. Monitor program costs and respond to variances. Review existing methods, procedures, accomplishments, and analyze costs to recognize means for increasing productivity and effectiveness.
  • Ensure coordination of production activities with those of other internal and external groups.
  • Evaluate needs, recommend and justify the purchase of test instruments, tools, and work equipment required to perform protection, control and electrical work activities.
  • Interpret and implement standards, procedures, and work strategies for commissioning, maintaining, or modifying protection, control and electrical equipment. Ensure that proper work methods and procedures are followed.
  • Monitor and provide training for Unit staff in safe and effective work practices and procedures. Ensure that staff are trained in core and specialized areas in order to meet the requirements of the Unit.
  • Prepare and/or arrange for settings, specifications, drawings, layout plans, instructions, detailed estimates, material/equipment lists and requisitions, work orders, and tenders. Arrange for installation and commissioning as required.
  • Provide technical advice, guidance, and assistance on protection, control and electrical matters to staff and other internal and external groups.
  • Required to contribute to specific components of the work program.
  • Review/evaluate protection, control and electrical facilities within the Unit to identify requirements, make recommendations, and eliminate deficiencies. Develop methods for changing or improving protection, control, or electrical equipment and systems.
  • Supervise and direct staff in achievement of Unit objectives. Plan, organize and administer work operations. Develop, implement and maintain adequate work methods, procedures and standards. Train, instruct, assess performance and handle personnel matters. Carrying out various operations and monitoring the work activities requires frequent highway travel to various sites.
  • Other Duties as Required




  • 4 year University Degree




  • Requires a knowledge of electrical theory and operating characteristics of protection, control and electrical equipment such as protection, control, metering, telecommunications, generators, transformers and switchgear for operation and maintenance of generation systems and to provide technical advice and guidance to others. Requires a knowledge of technical writing for the preparation of comprehensive technical reports, presentation and implementation of design and specification instruction and the like.
  • Requires experience to put theories into practice in actual operating conditions to be familiar with the nature, layout and interrelationship of system protection and control facilities and to gain an understanding of installation and maintenance techniques. Requires experience to become familiar with design and commissioning work, project management and overall organization of the plant group and consequential interrelationships of the power system. Requires experience in the development and scheduling of work programs. Requires experience in the testing and trouble-shooting techniques to expedite locating and correcting faulty equipment and to provide a basis for evaluating complex and obscure problem conditions. Requires experience with the supervisory aspects of the job.


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
  • 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.



Please submit your application online at by 11:59 PM E.S.T., February 6, 2023.  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.

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