Why OPG?

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Our People: Our Success

OPG’s diverse group of employees is made up of a wide range of people from nearly every trade, profession and skill set. We encourage a culture of respect and we value each person’s diversity, unique background, experience, perspective and talents. We recognize that the full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is essential to individual and organizational success. We work hard to ensure that our workplaces are inclusive and accessible to all employees, enabling them to perform their jobs well and achieve their full potential.

Committed To Safety

When you work at OPG, you can be assured we have structured safety programs and systems in place. We take our goal of ‘ZERO INJURIES’ very seriously. Safety is one of our fundamental values ā€“ it is key to our culture and vital to our success.

A Place To Learn

At Ontario Power Generation (OPG), creating opportunities for growth and development is essential to our success. We are committed to continuous learning, and we encourage all employees to broaden their horizons, expand their interests and enhance their capabilities, so they can realize their personal and professional goals.

Whether it’s through training courses, mentoring relationships or continuing education programs, you will be able to add to your knowledge and generate a future of possibilities.

OPG is committed to its own growth and development, in the area of new generation projects. Discover more about our plans for the future.

Community Responsibility

No matter where you work at OPG, you will see that we are proud and caring members of the community. Not only do our employees organize and contribute generously to our annual Charity of Choice campaign, they take part in a wide range of community-based organizations, programs, and projects. Whether it be an initiative focusing on sustainable development and the environment, a book drive for Aboriginal youth or even a dragon boat race ā€“ there are always opportunities to help out. This commitment to our society, the economy, and the environment is reflected in everything we do.

Sustainable Development

At OPG, we believe that being good corporate citizens means keeping the environment at the forefront of our work practices. We are continuously striving to find better ways to decrease our impact on air and water quality. Approximately 95 per cent of OPG’s electricity production was derived from Hydroelectric and Nuclear sources that are virtually free of air emissions causing smog, acid rain, and global warming.

A Progressive Workplace

What is your definition of a progressive workplace? At Ontario Power Generation (OPG), we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package and opportunities for growth and development. We are committed to continuous learning, and want everyone that works here to broaden their horizons, expand their interests, and increase their capabilities.

We encourage you to take advantage of the opportunities to explore different career paths. We provide support to assist you in achieving your career goals through:

  • job assignments or projects
  • mentoring relationships
  • training courses (job-related, technical in-house, optional soft skill)
  • continuing education programs
  • volunteer activities

We strongly encourage and support full-time employees who wish to pursue continuing education for the purposes of career enrichment and development.

Employee Support

At OPG, we know that employee support is the basis for a rewarding and respectful work environment. We recognize that balancing your personal and professional lives can be challenging, and through a variety of policies and programs, we will try to help you take care of things at work, at home, and in the community.

OPG provides excellent training opportunities for continued learning and development and opportunities to organize and participate in social activities throughout the year. It’s fun to be a part of OPG.

Support For You And Your Family

At OPG, we recognize and respect the uniqueness and diversity of everyone that works here. That is why we have comprehensive benefits coverage that include:

  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Pregnancy and parental leave
  • On-site child care (at some locations)

Work/Life Balance

We recognize that balancing your personal and professional lives can be challenging, and through a variety of policies and programs, we will try to help you take care of things at work, at home, and in the community.

OPG employees enjoy corporate/group discounts on fitness memberships, as well as on auto and cellular phone purchases. They also have access to an exclusive event ticket service, for both theatre and movie tickets.

In addition, employees are encouraged to get involved and participate in the many social and recreational activities that are organized by our employee-run social clubs, both on- and off-site.