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Skilled Trades Recruiter


Whitby, ON, CA, L1N 9X1

Req ID:  38405



Status: Contract ( 24-months)

Education Level: 4-year university Degree

Location: Whitby, ON / Hybrid work model - 2 days work from home

Shifts(s): Days

Deadline to Apply: July 29, 2022


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 dynamic, strategic, and results-driven professional to join our team in the role of Skilled Trades Recruiter. 


Reporting to the Manager Recruitment, you are responsible for hiring new team members across the province of Ontario in Regular Full-time and temporary roles. You are focused on creating unique hiring strategies for each role, developing interest in the external market, and partnering with the hiring manager by leading them through the Recruitment and Onboarding process resulting in a new hire for that department. The Skilled Trades Recruiter ensures processes and governance are followed while helping OPG hire new employees.



This is an exciting opportunity to work in an environment where you will contribute to OPG’s public outreach, engagement, and education efforts as part of the company’s commitment to growing its social license.



  • Assist in defining client requirements, roles and responsibilities and ensure service delivery, timelines, and effective candidate evaluation.
  • Candidate evaluations including; resume screening, phone screening, interviewing, testing and selection recommendations.
  • Negotiate and prepare job offers.
  • Support various Diversity and Employment Equity initiatives.
  • Assist with campus recruitment including on and off campus activities, out–reach, delivery of information sessions and virtual events.
  • Help to drive changes to improve the recruitment process. 
  • Participate in appropriate networks and forums to maintain knowledge of leading practices in recruitment, contractor and talent attraction management



  • 4-year University Degree



We are seeking an experienced Recruitment professional with the following:


  • 4+ years of experience in a corporate recruiting or agency environment;
  • Recruitment experience in skilled trades roles is an asset;
  • Experience with SuccessFactors is an asset;
  • Diversity or Employment Equity recruitment experience;
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal;
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills to effectively manage multiple priorities;
  • Strong recruitment advisory capabilities;
  • Experience with a variety of social media tools and sourcing strategies;
  • Strong interest in technology and knowledge of current technology trends in the Nuclear and Hydroelectric industries.


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., July 29, 2022.  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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