ENMAX Corporation
A field employee at ENMAX  

Recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2019):

Here are some of the reasons why ENMAX Corporation was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2019):

  • ENMAX offers a number of family-friendly benefits, including maternity and parental leave top-up payments for new mothers and adoptive parents, the option to extend their leave into an unpaid leave of absence, and the convenience of onsite daycare at its Calgary head office
  • ENMAX supports the development of the next generation of talent through a variety of in-house apprenticeship programs and a dedicated Engineer-in-Training program for recent grads, which includes rotations across different areas over a 10-month period
  • ENMAX helps employees balance personal and work commitments with a variety of alternative working arrangements, including a formal earned days off program, up to 10 paid personal days, telecommuting and shortened and compressed work week options
ENMAX employees holding a meeting  


Industry Electric power distribution
Established in Canada 1998
Major Canadian hiring locations Edmonton AB, Calgary AB
Full-time employees in Canada 1,731
Part-time employees in Canada 70
Average age of employees in Canada 42 years
Longest serving employee 47.5 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 $450 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 24 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Scope of charitable involvement local
Employee charitable involvement employees receive paid time off to volunteer

Recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2019):

Here are some of the reasons why ENMAX Corporation was selected as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2019):

  • ENMAX is a leading public advocate of energy conservation and alternative energy production in Alberta -- the organization is responsible for approximately half of the province's solar electricity production and supporting renewable energy programs for both business and residential customers, offering lease or purchase options and solar installations services for customers looking to generate their own electricity
  • ENMAX introduced a number of energy saving initiatives at city-owned facilities, including energy audits at several facilities, LED lighting installations at city-owned rinks, sub-metering installations to help identify consumption patterns, solar panel installations at municipal buildings, and even a solar thermal heating system at a recreational centre -- and, through a unique purchase agreement, the Calgary LRT is the only transit service in North America to be powered by wind power via ENMAX's wind farm operations
Staff at ENMAX chatting in an office corridor  


Industry Electric power distribution
Major Canadian hiring locations Edmonton AB, Calgary AB
Full-time employees in Canada 1,731
Employee green team Office Environment and Safety Council
Senior executive who oversees initiatives VP, Safety, Environment and Security
Formal strategy/policy name Environmental Management System (based on the ISO 140001 EMS Standard)
Publishes sustainability report yes
Green highlights Renewable Energy programs (helps business and residential customers set-up solar installations and offers support and lease and purchase options), EnergyIQ (energy savings program for customers and offers the option to purchase renewable energy certificates), Calgary LRT (only transit service in North America powered by wind power through a dedicated purchase agreement via ENMAX's wind farm operations)
Noteworthy initiatives accountable for roughly half of Alberta's solar power generation capacity with 12,000KWH, operates Taber Wind Farm and Kettles Hill Wind Farm and has a 50 per cent interest in the McBride Lake Wind Farm
Building footprint includes PV solar panels, LED lighting retrofits, head office rooftop solar array (216 panels installed in 2013) and with additional installations
Extended recycling mini-bins beside employee desks (captures organics, recyclables and waste)
Commuter amenities walk to public transit, secure/sheltered bicycle parking, electric vehicle charging stations
Community partnerships Energizing Spaces Fund (grant program in partnership with Federation of Calgary Communities to help upgrade to energy efficient equipment and lighting in municipal buildings), The Solar Energy Society of Alberta's Future of Transportation Symposium (discussed its electric vehicle pilot program), ENMAX Park (invested in the development of a park in the heart of the Calgary Stampede grounds)

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