AltaLink is Alberta’s largest transmission company, supplying safe and reliable electricity to more than 85% of Alberta’s population.
AltaLink is taking on new challenges in the middle of Canada’s fastest growing economy. We are doing everything in our power to attract and keep the best and brightest to expand our team of top-notch professionals. We are proud of our collaborative culture, expertise and record of safety and operational excellence.
We offer work with meaning, incredible opportunities for development, work life balance and opportunities to contribute to your community. Join our growing team!
An opportunity exists for a Protection & Control Technologist with the Transmission Field Operations team in the Red Deer Office.
This position will be part of a multi disciplinary team responsible for the operation and maintenance of Altalink’s transmission system and associated facilities in Alberta.
The successful candidate will be expected to reside in the greater Red Deer area.
Operate, inspect and maintain substation equipment associated with the Altalink transmission system.
Provide maintenance planning, schedulers and Altalink Control Center staff with information regarding equipment status, and recommend improvements or replacements.
Trouble response for Protection & Control equipment in the area.
Assist and support other disciplines as required.
Electrical Engineering Technology Diploma from a recognized technical school.
Minimum of 5 years of related technical experience.
Able to work in adverse weather conditions and have a valid Class 5 driver’s license.
Be competent and comfortable working with computers and spreadsheets.
Dedicated team player with strong interpersonal and communications skills (verbal and written).
Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills with the ability to work within strict deadlines.
Demonstrate a willingness to work safely and show concern for environmental, health and safety issues in the workplace.
Willing to accept out of town working conditions.
Has a satisfactory driving record. Drivers abstract to be provided upon interview.
Capable of passing the physical fitness and medical requirements.
Proven track record of good attendance and performance.