Position Title:
Substation Technologist
Employment Status: Full Time Permanent
Category: UUWA
Location: Lethbridge, Alberta
Closing Date: 5/22/2019 12:00:00 AM


Headquartered in Calgary, with offices in Edmonton, Red Deer and Lethbridge, AltaLink is Alberta's largest electricity transmission provider. Owned by Berkshire Hathaway Energy, AltaLink is part of a global group of companies that delivers sustainable electricity and utility services to customers worldwide. At AltaLink, we do everything in our power to attract and keep top-notch professionals. We are proud of our collaborative culture, expertise and world-class safety record. We are a best-in-class Canadian organization, proudly named in 2014 as one of Canada’s 10 most admired corporate cultures and designated as a Sustainable Electricity CompanyTM. We offer work with meaning, incredible opportunities for development, work life balance and opportunities to contribute to your community. Join our team! An opportunity exists for a number of Substation Technologists with the Transmission Field Operations team, located in Lethbridge. This position will be part of a multi-disciplinary team responsible for the operation and maintenance of Altalink’s transmission substations in Alberta.


  • 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 stations facilities in the area.
  • Assist and support other disciplines as required.

  • Qualifications

  • Diploma from a recognized technical school preferably Electrical Technology.
  • Power System Electrician Journeyman Certificate would be an asset.
  • Proven ability/experience in the above noted responsibilities.
  • Must have the ability to work in adverse weather conditions and have a valid Class 5 driver’s license.
  • Be competent and comfortable working with computers and spreadsheets.
  • Willing to develop skills and a career in the Substation Technologist discipline.
  • Dedicated team player with strong interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • 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.
  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude.
  • Able to work comfortably at heights.
  • Willing to accept out of town working conditions.
  • Proven track record of good attendance and performance. Notes: AltaLink employees should be aware that we may contact your manager during the selection process. Please note, some positions may require job specific assessments, regular criminal record checks, additional AltaLink training, medical assessments, annual drivers abstracts, and drug tests. Please contact the Hiring Manager or Recruiter for further clarification if required. Only candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted.

  • Only the candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted.