Capital Power Corporation
Capital Power employee at work   (Photo credit: Patrick Schneider)

Recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers

Here are some of the reasons why Capital Power Corporation was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2018):

  • Capital Power reaches out to the next generation of talent through a number of initiatives, including partnerships with local high schools, a summer work experience program for postsecondary students, and a Financial Development and Accreditation Program to assist recent graduates in achieving a professional accounting designation
  • In order to encourage employees to adopt healthy habits, Capital Power organized a variety of wellness challenges on eating well, sleeping well and being physically active -- the organization also launched Sprout, an interactive health and wellness platform to help employees reach personal wellness goals
  • 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 maintains "GENerosity" to encourage employees to give back to the community, matching employee donations of up to $500 each year
Capital Power employees collaborating  

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 561
Part-time employees in Canada 16
Average age of employees in Canada 43.1 years
Longest serving employee 36.51 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 $1,410 each year
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, 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 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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