19-033 – Senior Technical Expert/Advisor

We are currently requesting resumes for the following position: Senior Technical Expert/Advisor
Resume Due Date:  Tuesday, April 23rd (5:00PM EST)
Number of Vacancies: 1
Duration: 18 – 24 months
Location: Oshawa ON
Project Title:  Isotopes Project Design

Job Overview

This request is for Augmented Staff to perform the duties of a Design Section Manager to provide Technical Direction/Advise to multi discipline Isotopes Design Section. Administrative aspect. Job responsibilities include performing the duties of a Design Engineer as associated with Qualification 33685, including and not limited to Plant modifications as per N-PROC-MP-0090 and associated governance, Engineering Oversight of contractors as per N-COI-00120-10000 and related governance, administration of design activities, and any other duties and accountabilities as required of a Design Engineer.

Key accountabilities include perform these duties to expected high standards of quality, and providing results as per commitments. In addition, the expected OPG behaviour and cultural models shall be adhered to, along with the Code of Business conduct.

The roles shall support the Isotopes Project Department portfolio, including but not limited to the various Isotopes Designs, as well as other administrative tasks.


Education – Bachelors in Engineering in a discipline related to Mechanical

Experience – Minimum 10 years of experience working in the related field. Nuclear experience, particularly with OPG, is preferred

Qualifications — Past Design Engineering qualification per Qual ID 33685 is preferred.

Skills & Designations – Ability to work diligently, quick learner, efficient, business acumen, experience with Engineering vendor oversight are all preferred.

P.Eng Licence is mandatory.

19-031 – Project Engineer/Officer

We are currently requesting resumes for the following position: Project Engineer/Officer
Resume Due Date:  Monday, April 15th (5:00PM EST)
Number of Vacancies: 1
Level:  MP2/3/4
Duration: 24 months
Location: GM building, 1908 Colonel Sam Drive, Oshawa ON
Project Title:  Condenser Steam Dump Valve Replacement (16-83299)

Job Overview

  1. Undertake the organizing, coordinating and controlling of all stages of project engineering for assigned projects or project packages from inception and approval to final acceptance, or its transfer to a dedicated project unit, as circumstances dictate.
  2. Provide coordination and assistance in the preparation of preliminary project studies and reports, and in the preparation of submissions to senior management, the Executive Office
  3. and the Board of Directors, for project approval and the release of funds. Initiate and coordinate estimates and project performance specifications. Monitor, evaluate and report on cost and schedule changes. Provide appropriate departments and agencies with detailed project requirements, interpreting and discussing with personnel involved as required. Arrange for application to, and negotiate with, agencies, internal and external, for all necessary approvals, licenses, permits or clearances required. Coordinate the clarification of design and specification requirements, and arrange for necessary changes. Co-ordinate
  4. and monitor the preparation of specifications, requisitions, evaluation of tenders, purchasing recommendations, and contract administration. Arrange meetings as required to coordinate requirements and progress between design, suppliers, construction and operations. Maintain close liaison with field construction and operation on matters involving design, schedules, costing, and other related issues. Initiate, coordinate, arrange and control supporting services to other departments and external organizations. Provide immediate and higher management with appropriate reports on work packages. Review detailed cost variance reports, provide explanations and recommendations for over or under expenditures, and take corrective actions when required. Execute other project management functions as required by corporate policies and procedures.
  5. Meet with consultants, suppliers, and contractors before and after contract awards to interpret requirements, review progress, obtain cooperation and coordination in projects, and discuss ideas.
  6. Prepare and coordinate the preparation of all information pertinent to an assigned project required for input to the generation planning process and/or alternative to be considered. Prepare and coordinate the preparation of project assessment reports.
  7. Maintain liaison with concerned internal and external groups, regulatory bodies and agencies, and cooperate in exchange of engineering and other relevant data as required to meet the project objectives. Arrange and as appropriate, chair meetings involving group(s) concerned with a given project. Guide and direct discussions involving internal staff, contractors, manufacturers, suppliers and the like, in an effort to efficiently and effectively meet project objectives.
  8. Visit various site locations, manufacturers, suppliers, and the like. Be prepared to observe plant sites and installations in Canada and outside the country to observe techniques, equipment, etc. Provide input as required, and utilize knowledge gained for Ontario Power Generation application.
  9. Keep all project parties informed of latest capital construction and other corporate procedures. Review and maintain awareness of all corporate procedures pertinent to project control and administration. Communicate with appropriate departments and areas to ensure availability of current practices on budgeting, estimating, scheduling, etc.
  10. Participate in programs to dispose of surplus equipment which become available, consequent to cancelled construction projects, such as unused turbines, generators and the like. Meet with potential buyers and attempt to influence same to accept such equipment in lieu of other purchases.
  11. Maintain an awareness of technological advancements in engineering and construction fields. Review technical publications and other literature. Communicate with engineering counterparts internally and externally to discuss views on improved designs, products, methods and techniques.
  12. On a periodic basis, where dictated by circumstance, be responsible for the supervision of engineers and technicians. Recommend to Supervisor the assignment of engineers or technicians. Assemble job information and plan work as necessary. Assign portions of the work, and provide advice and direction as required. Check and assume responsibility for the work issued.


Education: Requires a knowledge of engineering as related to design requirements for proposed major facilities and components. Requires a knowledge of physics, engineering, mathematics and chemistry as related to stress, materials and total system performance.

Requires a knowledge of economics to provide cost estimates and cost trends concerning generating station construction and operation. Familiarity with OPG's Engineering/Procurement/Construction contract model is an asset.

This knowledge is considered to be normally acquired either through the successful completion of a four year university education in an appropriate engineering field or by having the equivalent level of education.

Experience: Requires experience in planning and development aspects of electrical power plants to become familiar with generating station design and associated components. Requires experience in a generalized but related industry to appreciate manufacturing and supply techniques. Requires experience to solve problems, provide guidance and initiate studies, designs and economic forecasts. Requires experience to understand the interrelationship(s) of various internal and external groups in order to facilitate objectives.

Requires experience and knowledge related to environmental protection and associated concerns. Requires experience in project management.  A period of over 8 years and up to and including 10 years is considered necessary to gain this experience.   


18-172 – DTL/Senior Design Engineer

We are currently requesting resumes for the following position: Design Team Lead/Senior Design Engineer
Resume Due Date:  Thursday February 7th (5:00PM EST)
Number of Vacancies: 1
Duration: 2 years
Location: GM Building (1908 Colonel Sam Drive Oshawa ON/CanAtom Warehouse 2251 Speakman Dr Mississauga, ON
Project Title:  Turbine Generator Project – Refurb

Job Overview

The individual will accountable for overseeing design deliverables and will back up the existing Design Team Lead (DTL) for the Turbine Generator refurbishment project. This will include tracking design deliverable progress and accepting vendor documents.


This individual filling this role will be coordinating design activities as a Design Team Lead. A degree in Engineering is required and experience in design engineering within OPG is an asset. Previous involvement with refurbishment turbine work would be a strong asset to continue the momentum of the work.

18-119 – Project Engineer

We are currently requesting resumes for the following position: Project Engineer
Resume Due Date: Friday March 8th (5:00PM EST)
Number of Vacancies:  1
Duration: 12 months
Location: GM Building, Oshawa ON
Project Title:  Darlington Shield Tank Overpressure Protection Project

Job Overview

  1. Lead project team, including EPC contract partners and internal stakeholders, to manage a complex nuclear system modification project
  2. Plan, organize and direct the execution of prescribed design modification meeting safety, performance and quality requirements within budget and schedule commitments.
  3. Develop, plan, organize, obtain resources and/or resource commitments, execute, and control all aspects of assigned projects following Project Management Manual Guidelines including the preparation of Project Execution Plans, project schedule, project budget, and resource problems.
  4. Manage the design, installation and commissioning activities of assigned projects ensuring all project objectives and commitments are controlled and delivered within targets of safety, quality, budget and schedule.
  5. Ensure team members understand and utilize approved management processes
  6. Maximize the effectiveness of the team in establishing and communicating clear expectations regarding roles, accountabilities and conduct of team members.
  7. Ensure that all activities required to achieve project deliverables are in compliance with all station change control, QA, OP&P, safety and other pertinent procedures.
  8. Resolve issues and problems, as necessary to ensure that project deliverables are achieved as per plan, and that any changes to scope or plan are managed and approved.


  1. Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Engineering or related field, PMP Certification preferable
  2. Knowledge of nuclear systems and experience managing projects in a nuclear power generating station
  3. Contract management experience from development of detailed Scope of Work, Request for Proposal, Bid Evaluation, negotiations, contract conformance, execution and closeout for multimillion dollar nuclear EPC contracts
  4. Familiar with nuclear engineering change control and plant status control processes
  5. Experience with managing construction/fieldwork inside the reactor building (coordination of breathing air, floorspace, laydown, logistics and other workgroup interferences)
  6. Superior analytic skills covering both technical and value for money assessments
  7. Experience with preparation of Business Cases and OPG procurement processes
  8. Strong experience with EcoSys and Primavera P6
  9. Ability to manage stakeholders at all levels of the organization in a fast-paced environment