Capital Power Corporation
Capital Power employees collaborating on a project

Recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Capital Power Corporation was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2016):

  • In addition to three weeks of starting vacation, Capital Power Corporation provides employees with up to 12 paid personal days off, which can be scheduled throughout the year
  • Capital Power Corporation maintains a flexible health benefits plan, allowing employees to customize levels of coverage according to their needs and transfer unused credits to additional salary, savings or time off
  • Capital Power Corporation offers a number of financial benefits, including year-end bonuses for all employees, contributions to a matching RSP program or defined contribution pension plan, and generous referral bonuses for employees who successfully refer a candidate (up to $2,500)
Capital Power new hires welcomed at an orientation event
Capital Power employee commuting on a bike purchased through her personal health and fitness spending account
Capital Power employee during a fall protection training session

Highlights

Industry Electric Power Generation
Established in Canada 2009
Publicly traded yes
Full-time employees in Canada 610
Part-time employees in Canada 23
Average age of employees in Canada 41.6
Longest serving employee 38.85 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension, matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 24 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

The Career Directory

Capital Power Corporation has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Capital Power intern takes part in the company's Summer Work Experience Program

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Electric Power Generation
Full-time employees in Canada 610
Part-time employees in Canada 23
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Power Engineering, Energy Management Specialist, Mobile Application Analyst, Risk Quantitative Specialist
Starting salary $55K to $60K
Work perks health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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