Capital Power Corporation
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Recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Capital Power Corporation was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2017):

  • Capital Power 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 -- the organization also created a new wellness program to encourage physical, mental, financial and social health
  • In addition to 3 weeks of starting vacation allowance, Capital Power provides employees up to 12 paid personal days, which can be scheduled throughout the year
  • Capital Power focuses its charitable efforts on preserving and strengthening community character, ecology and cultural heritage, and supports a number of local, national and international organizations each year -- Capital Power also recently launched "GENerosity" to encourage employees to give back to the community, matching employee donations of up to $500 each year
Capital Power employees

Highlights

Industry Electric Power Generation
Established in Canada 2009
Publicly traded yes
Major Canadian hiring locations Warburg AB, Edmonton AB, Calgary AB
Full-time employees in Canada 569
Part-time employees in Canada 13
Average age of employees in Canada 42.4
Longest serving employee 36.91 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
Health spending account up to $50 each year
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
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 6 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 employees

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Electric Power Generation
Major Canadian hiring locations Warburg AB, Edmonton AB, Calgary AB
Full-time employees in Canada 500 to 750
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Energy Management Specialist, Engineer in Training (EIT), Financial Analyst, Service Desk Analyst, Real Time Trader, Administrative Assistant
Starting salary $60K to $65K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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