Emergency Response Maintainers (Firefighters) - OPG -2018 - Fire Recruitment.ca

Emergency Response Maintainers (Firefighters) – OPG -2018

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Fire Recruitment Job Board Team
May 14, 2018
Job Type
May 27, 2018
Work Hours
Shift Work


Ontario Power Generation Inc. (OPG) is looking for a results-oriented professional to join our team in the role of Emergency Response Maintainers in our Pickering location.
On a shift basis, perform emergency response maintainer duties to actual site medical and fire incidents in accordance with procedures, policies and regulations while working within the generating facility and properties, such as, first aid/medical situations, hazardous materials response, fire response, rescues and health & safety situations.  Perform routine testing and maintenance activities for fire response tools and equipment. 
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.
As a TERM employee for Ontario Power Generation you will be a member of the Power Workers Union (PWU) hiring hall and will be supporting the long-term life of the Pickering Generating Station. You will receive an attractive wage and benefit package including life insurance, drug and dental plan and retirement program through the Power Sector Benefit Trust. As a member of the PWU you have the protection of a collective agreement governing working conditions.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform emergency response to actual site incidents in accordance with policies, procedures and regulations. This would include but is not limited to incidents such as fire emergencies, first aid/medical situations, hazardous material, rescues and health and safety situations. Operate and maintain response equipment.
  • Perform inspection, testing, operation and maintenance of emergency response equipment including but not limited to firefighting and Hazmat equipment, fire extinguishers, and fire-related station equipment and systems.
  • Demonstrate the use of Self-contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), as required.
  • Process “hot work” activities, as recognized by the National Fire Code, transient combustible materials permits and fire related documentation.
  • Act as a technical resource to other work groups on emergency response issues.
  • Perform functions related to the work group, such as work group communications, procedure writing and assessing.
  • Accountable for the health, safety and well being of self and others, in accordance with technical/operating procedures and standards.
  • Provide training and makes formal presentation for station non ERT and ERT staff in the use of emergency procedures and equipment such as, fire, hazardous materials and rescue.
  • Continue and maintains training qualifications for the position.
  • Shall maintain a level of physical fitness that is relevant to the type of work being performed, which involves successfully completing the initial York University Firefighter Fitness Assessment and maintain annual physical and medical incumbent testing as required by CSA-N293.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Have minimum Grade 12 education or equivalent.
  • Fire Fighter I & II Certified.
  • Completed or enrolled in a accredited community college certification program for “Pre-Service Fire Fighter” is an asset.
  • Completion of the Fire Protection technologist program as asset.
We are looking for a results-driven team player with the following:
  • Successfully completed the York University Physical Fitness Fire Fighter test within the last 6 months.
  • Valid Ontario Drivers License certification for “D” with “Z” endorsement.
  • Valid certification for Standard First Aid and CPR.
  • Enrollment in an accredited Ontario Fire College Fire Fighter certification program.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Concern for safety.
  • Self control.
  • Relationship building.
  • Self confidence.

Additional Information

As one of the largest electricity generators in North America, Ontario Power Generation (OPG) offers an exciting combination of challenging opportunities and career diversity in a work environment where safety is a fundamental value and where you can realize your long-term personal and professional goals.  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.  We provide the necessary training - from safety practices to specific job requirements - to enhance your skills and expertise and lay the foundation for a successful career at OPG.
At OPG our values are our strengths.  They are fundamental truths about our organization that do not 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.
We offer an environment that will support you in reaching your potential.  OPG supports the principles and practices of diversity.

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