Position Title:
Project Manager-Lines
Employment Status: Full Time Permanent
Category: Non-Union
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Closing Date: 10/20/2019 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 offer work with meaning, incredible opportunities for development, work life balance and opportunities to contribute to your community. Join our team! In support of our growth strategy, AltaLink’s Project Delivery, Lines Group is currently looking for a Project Manager who will be responsible for the delivery coordination of capital projects. The primary focus will be to manage the design, cost, quality, schedule, and safety for multiple transmission line projects. This role will involve the project management of both customer driven projects and internally-driven Capital Upgrade & Replacement projects. The position is based out of the Calgary office, and will report to the Manager, Lines Project Delivery within the Projects Department.


  • Effectively setup and manage multiple projects within a matrix organization, ranging up to $5 Million each from inception to completion, from a total annual budget of up to 35 Million.
  • With a commitment to Safety and Environment, actively manage and report on Safety and Environment.
  • Lead a team through the Siting and regulatory approval processes.
  • Act as a key contact with clients throughout project execution reporting progress in a timely and efficient manner and obtaining approval for all scope and schedule changes.
  • Manage a number of consultants and contractors throughout project execution.
  • Manage and coordinate multiple customers and changing priorities.
  • Effectively and accurately report project status, finances, and schedule for senior management.
  • Manage AltaLink's identity with clients and stakeholders affected by Line Projects.
  • Manage and communicate with consultants and AltaLink project team members on project scope, objectives, accountabilities and commitments.

  • Qualifications

  • University Bachelor Degree(s) in Engineering required.
  • Engineer In Training (EIT) or Professional Engineer registered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) or qualifies for registration with APEGA.
  • 3-5 years of engineering or project management/utility experience required.
  • Transmission line engineering/construction experience would be an asset.
  • Project Management Certification would be an asset.
  • Experience in leading multi-discipline teams within a matrix organization.
  • Experience working in SAP would be an asset.
  • Proven ability/experience in above noted responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated leadership capability with strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well with people internally and externally.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic changing environment.
  • Capable of managing multiple competing priorities.
  • Strong team player.
  • Proven track record of good performance and attendance. 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. We thank all candidates for their interest in a career with AltaLink, however, only candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted.

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