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Pension & Benefits - Co-op/Developmental Student


Toronto, ON, CA, M5G 1X6

Req ID:  2143

Status:  Student-Contract – Fall 2019

Education Level:   University – undergraduate students, minimum 2nd year completed

Location(s):  Toronto, ON

Shifts(s):  Days

Travel: No

Deadline to Apply:  May 26, 2019


BE THE GENERATION to challenge and change.

At 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



Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is excited to offer one (1) student opportunity in our Pension & Benefits Department in Toronto, ON. This is a four (4) months student placement commencing in mid-August 2019.


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

  • Enrolled in full-time studies at a post-secondary institution.
  • Have a minimum average of 70% cumulative GPA.
  • Returning to full-time studies in the same program following the completion of the work term OR requiring the work term or co-op placement to graduate.



  • Pension data analysis and review.
  • Benefits data analysis and review.
  • Assist with pension and benefits governance audit requirements and documentation.
  • Assist with pension and benefits administration process.
  • Liaise with pension and benefits third party vendors (administrators, consultants and actuaries).
  • Assist with grievance process.
  • Assist with maintaining information in a drug formulary database.
  • Assist with pension file retrieval, review and archive.
  • Tracking pension and benefit deliverables and queries.


  • Minimum completion of 2nd year at a University specializing in Actuarial mathematics.


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

  • Working experience with data analysis.
  • Working experience with MS Excel and Access.
  • Completed Exam P and/or Exam FM from the Society of Actuaries.


This job will provide you with the following professional development:

  • Working knowledge of pension and benefit plan: policy reviews and development, administration/calculations, actuarial valuation requirements and review.
  • Pension amendment process with Financial Services Commission of Ontario.
  • Grievance process/labour relations issues.

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. 
  • Opportunities to stretch and develop in our diverse lines of business. 
  • Provide spaces for innovative thinking and solutions, such as Launchpad or X-Lab.    
  • 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., May 26, 2019.  It is a mandatory requirement for students to apply online and through their school’s own portal, if applicable. In addition, students must include a copy of their unofficial transcript and must be eligible to work in Canada. 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