EPCOR Utilities Inc.

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

Here are some of the reasons why EPCOR Utilities Inc. was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2016):

Here are some of the reasons why EPCOR Utilities Inc. was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2016):

  • EPCOR Utilities offers a flexible health benefits plan, allowing employees to customize levels of coverage to suit their personal needs, and a wellness spending account of up to $350 per year for fitness related expenses
  • EPCOR Utilities is an active member of the community, focusing on initiatives that provide education to young people, and in addition to matching employee donations to charitable organizations, EPCOR matches employee volunteer hours with company donations ($300 for every 30 hours volunteered)
  • EPCOR Utilities supports employees who are new mothers with maternity leave top-up payments (to 95% of salary for up to 6 weeks) and offers the convenience of an onsite daycare facility
Description.

Highlights

Industry Electric Power Distribution
Established in Canada 1891
Major Canadian hiring locations Fort McMurray AB, Edmonton AB, Banff AB, Canmore AB, Chestermere AB, Okotoks AB, Strathmore AB, Red Deer AB, Sooke BC, Calgary AB, Kananaskis AB, Britannia Beach BC, Taber AB, Tumbler Ridge BC, Regina SK, White Rock BC
Full-time employees in Canada 2,167
Part-time employees in Canada 71
Average age of employees in Canada 43
Longest serving employee 49 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) 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, earned days off program
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 12 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
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why EPCOR Utilities Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2016):

Here are some of the reasons why EPCOR Utilities Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2016):

  • EPCOR Utilities established an Engineer-in-Training program for high potential engineering graduates, which features individual and team assignments, mentoring from experienced engineers and formal evaluations and feedback
  • EPCOR Utilities offers a 3-year rotational management and professional development program for Commerce and Business Administration graduates -- the program focuses on developing technical accounting and finance skills and includes mentoring from a senior-level employee
  • In the past year, EPCOR Distribution and Transmission created a job-shadow program to provide opportunities to work in another area of the business -- job-shadows vary from a half-day to two days in length and include relay technician, utility worker, market interface analyst and project manager roles
Description.

Highlights

Industry Electric Power Distribution
Major Canadian hiring locations Fort McMurray AB, Edmonton AB, Banff AB, Canmore AB, Chestermere AB, Okotoks AB, Strathmore AB, Red Deer AB, Sooke BC, Calgary AB, Kananaskis AB, Britannia Beach BC, Taber AB, Tumbler Ridge BC, Regina SK, White Rock BC
Full-time employees in Canada 2,167
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunites
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Career development in-house training, online training, in-house career planning services, mentoring, leadership training, online employee skills inventory, apprenticeship/skilled trades programs
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Unique initiatives training centre that helps employees become certified in their trade through apprenticeship programs for powerline technician, power system electricians and electricians

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