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Carpenter Jenelle LaFonte is supporting the Darlington Refurbishment after finding a job through OPG's Indigenous Opportunities in Nuclear program.
The project Admin is now working full-time at CanAtom Power Group supporting Darlington Refurbishment, Canada’s largest clean energy project.
The 10-year mega-project began in October 2016 with the successful shutdown of Unit 2, the first of four nuclear reactors at the Darlington station to undergo a mid-life refurbishment.
For this Darlington Refurbishment pipefitter, a strong safety mindset isn’t something left at work at the end of the day.
For Hunter Taylor, the key to blazing her own career path in the energy industry was having a great female role model - her mom.
The ION program works with an Indigenous employment agency Indigenous people build a career in the nuclear industry.
Refurbishment of Unit 2 is scheduled for completion in 2019, with all four units at Darlington refurbished by 2026.
OPG has identified a list of trades — including boilermakers, millwrights, pipefitters, electricians and carpenters — whose demand within the sector is likely to exceed supply within the next five to 10 years.
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