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AltaGas Ltd.
An AltaGas technician on top of a turbine   (Photo credit: Dan Bannister)

Recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers

Here are some of the reasons why AltaGas Ltd. was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2018):

  • AltaGas helps employees prepare for the future with contributions to a defined benefit or defined contribution pension plan (depending on employee group) and retirement planning assistance -- additionally, the company offers phased-in work hours for those nearing retirement and extends health coverage to retirees
  • AltaGas invests in ongoing employee development with generous tuition subsidies for courses taken at outside institutions (to $24,000), subsidies for professional accreditation, and financial bonuses for some course completions
  • AltaGas supports a number of charitable organizations each year, focusing on health and social services, education and sponsorship initiatives (that offer access to the arts) -- additionally, the company matches employee pledge donations to United Way, to a maximum of $100,000 each year
AltaGas employees and their families enjoying a day of cross-country skiing  

Highlights

Industry Natural Gas Distribution
Established in Canada 1994
Publicly traded yes
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB, Leduc AB, Vancouver BC, Chatham ON, Halifax NS, Fort St. John BC
Full-time employees in Canada 978
Part-time employees in Canada 13
Average age of employees in Canada 42.23 years
Longest serving employee 19.8 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension, defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $350 each year
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 36 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 6 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 2 paid days)

The Career Directory

AltaGas Ltd. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
AltaGas employees volunteering with the Seniors Secret Service

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Natural Gas Distribution
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB, Leduc AB, Vancouver BC, Chatham ON, Halifax NS, Fort St. John BC
Student opportunities 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
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $24,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Typical new grad positions Analyst, Accountant, Engineer, Administrator, Operator
Starting salary $60K to $65K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 2 paid days)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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