PEY Position Information

Participant Info

Ontario Power Generation
University Student
Work Term
May 2013 to Fall 2014
What are your daily responsibilities?
Short term assignments/projects given to me
What were some projects you were involved in?
Rewriting Chemistry Specifications, preparing for Nuclear Audits, performing Long Term Data Reviews, scoping work into maintenance/operation schedules
What were strong points of your interview? Did grades matter?
Grades did matter in my selection as an interview candidate.
Which skill sets/courses were most relevant to your position?
Quick learning and good communication are most relevant to my position. I work in the Chemistry department of the company and our job is to ensure the chemistry of the plant is within specification. This requires us work as a team with the rest of the power plant. Communication is key. There is little technical aspect to the job.
What did your company expect from you as a 2nd/3rd year co-op student?
My company expected me to learn as a student. They would give me assignments based on well I performed and would not overload me with work. I enjoy the experience, because I get more and more responsibilities as I show my department how capable I am at doing my work.
Did you like your overall PEY experience? Why or why not?
I like my PEY experience. I like seeing the new friends I have made. Everyone is willing to teach me things relevant to the job as well as lessons from their own life experiences.
One fun fact about your job?
Lots of interns to make friends with
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