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Plumber - Etobicoke, ON (Temporary 12-month contract)


Toronto, ON, CA, M8Z 5S4

Req ID:  7206

Status: Temporary 12-month contract

Education Level:  Minimum Grade 12 Diploma and Red Seal 306A CofQ

Location: Etobicoke, ON

Travel: Up to 20%

Deadline to Apply: March 1, 2020


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



Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is looking for a results driven professionals to join our team in the role of Plumber based at our facility in Etobicoke, ON, on Kipling Avenue.


Reporting to the Manager, Facility Services, the Plumber will be responsible for performing duties to build, maintain and repair associated structures and equipment while working within OPG properties.



  • Provide preventative maintenance repairs on plumbing installations including Sanitary and Storm Drainage systems.
  • Cleaning, inspecting, calibrating and changing parts to maintain systems and associated equipment at optimum performance levels.
  • Accountable for the health, safety and well-being of self and others, in accordance with procedures and standards
  • Perform custodial, housekeeping and waste handling activities as required.
  • Operate and maintain portable, hand and power-driven tools and equipment as required to complete assigned tasks.
  • Reading and understanding complex drawings and schematic layouts and manufacturer’s manuals



  • Minimum Grade 12 High School completion
  • Completion of 8000 hour plumber apprenticehip
  • Red Seal 306A, Master Plumber, Certificate of Qualification



We are seeking a Red Seal 306A Plumber who has the following:


  • Minimum 8 years of experience as a licensed plumber
  • Ability to lift, carry and  hold plumbing equipment and tools
  • Ability to bend, stoop, kneels and work in other positions and use fine motor skills to manipulate plumbing parts
  • Demonstrated exceptional critical thinking skills;
  • Well developed communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work well in a highly technical environment;
  • Hold a valid driver’s license



As Ontario’s largest clean energy generator, 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.

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


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., March 1, 2020.  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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