Nuclear Waste Operator (Kincardine) Ontario Power Generation

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Nuclear Waste Operator (Kincardine) Ontario Power Generation

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Nuclear Waste Operator (Kincardine)
Ontario Power Generation
Kincardine, ON

Location: Kincardine, ON, CA, N0G 2T0
Req ID: 2087

Status: Regular Full-time

Education Level: Marine Engineering Technology Diploma and/or 4th Class Operating Engineers Certificate issued by Technical Standards and Safety Authority

Location(s): Tiverton, ON

Shifts(s): Rotating

Travel: 10%

Deadline to Apply: June 9, 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.
Please ensure you're aware of the location within the Municipality of Kincardine and Bruce County before applying to this position. All applicants must be willing to be based in the Tiverton area.


Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is looking for a results-driven team players to join our organization in the role of Nuclear Waste Operator at our Western Waste Management Facility (WWMF) located in Tiverton, ON

Working in accordance with prescribed safety procedures and regulations and reporting to the Section Manager, Western Waste Operations, the Nuclear Waste Operator will be responsible for operating WWMF systems, equipment and devices according to approved procedures and practices. The Nuclear Waste Operator will operate field equipment and control room panels as well as they perform field activities within the conditions set forth in approved programs, procedures, and instructions to meet established targets in the areas of quality, environment, health, safety, cost and staff development.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in an environment where you will contribute to Ontario Power Generation’s continued growth and success in generating safe, clean, reliable low-cost power in a sustainable manner.

Identify potential incidents and non-compliance to applicable Acts, Regulations, Licenses and Approvals for immediate evaluation of reporting needs.
Execute control room activities and / or execute field work in accordance with approved procedures.
Monitor and perform routine and periodic sampling of all effluent and emissions from the WWMF to make certain of compliance with governing Acts, Regulations, Licenses and Certificates of Approval.
Restrict facility access to qualified staff or adequately supervised non-WWMF staff based on an assessment of potential conventional hazards and changing radiological conditions.
Maintain control of licensed radioactive sources and dosimetry control on schedule back shifts.
Participate in the development and review of work plans, operating procedures, temporary instructions, job and task analysis and operational flow sheets.
Perform of routine inspections, commissioning, testing and troubleshooting of operating systems, equipment and devices.
Participate in the identification of hazards, substandard conditions and practices, formal analysis of jobs and tasks, reporting of incidents, response to emergencies and abnormal conditions, identification of specialized work permit and rule needs, identification of assessment of potential industrial health and hygiene hazards.
Expected to be knowledgeable in the use of protective equipment and executing the work in a safe manner
Effectively execute duties associated with Specialized Work Permits (ie: Confined Space, Excavation, Work Protection, Hot Work).
Prepare quality preparation of logs, reports and records.
Accountable for the health, safety and well-being of self and others, in accordance with technical/operating procedures and standards, and includes the development of technical/ operating solutions to problems.


Marine Engineering Technology Diploma
4th Class Operating Engineers Certificate issued by Technical Standards and Safety Authority


Minimum of 3 years’ of experience operating combustion systems, process and auxiliary equipment in an industrial environment, preferably from a Thermal Generating Station, Marine or Stationary Power Plant.
Highly knowledgeable on the Legislation / Acts, Regulations, Codes and Standards that govern the management of Hazardous and Radioactive Waste Operations
Possess detailed understanding of operating parameters and reporting requirements as specified in applicable Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Operating Licenses, Environmental Protection Act – Regulation 558 [347], MOE Certificates of Approval and their conditions of issuance
Keep informed on equipment and procedural developments
Effectively maintain the skills / knowledge necessary to respond appropriately to any normal / abnormal, upset or emergency condition.

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.
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,
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., June 9, 2019.
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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