EPCOR Utilities Inc.
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Recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers

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

  • EPCOR Utilities offers a flexible health benefits plan, allowing employees to customize levels of coverage to suit their personal needs -- additionally, employees receive a generous health spending account to cover additional medical and dental expenses, and a wellness spending account of up to $350 per year for fitness related expenses, including gym membership
  • EPCOR Utilities helps employees save for the future with contributions to a defined benefit pension plan and offers referral bonuses as an incentive for employees to recruit candidates in their personal networks, ranging from $500 to $5,000
  • In addition to 3 weeks of starting vacation allowance, EPCOR Utilities provides employees with up to 5 paid personal days, which can be scheduled at their discretion, and up to 12 company-specified paid days off each year
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Highlights

Industry Electric Power Distribution and Water Treatment Services
Established in Canada 1981
Major Canadian hiring locations Fort McMurray AB, Edmonton AB, Banff AB, Canmore AB, Chestermere AB, Okotoks AB, Strathmore AB, Red Deer AB, Sooke BC, Aylmer ON, Calgary AB, Kananaskis AB, Britannia Beach BC, Taber AB, Tumbler Ridge BC, Regina SK, White Rock BC, Parksville BC
Full-time employees in Canada 2,368
Part-time employees in Canada 105
Average age of employees in Canada 42 years
Longest serving employee 46 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $1,500 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
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer

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

Here are some of the reasons why EPCOR Utilities Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2018):

  • EPCOR Utilities established an Engineer-in-Training program for high potential engineering graduates which features individual and team assignments, mentoring with 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
  • EPCOR Utilities' Energy Services department maintains a job rotation and shadow program to provide opportunities for employees to work in areas of interest -- all employees are eligible to apply and are selected to participate in 1 to 5-day shadows or up to a 90-day rotation in their area of interest
EPCOR Utilities employee  

Highlights

Industry Electric Power Distribution and Water Treatment Services
Major Canadian hiring locations Fort McMurray AB, Edmonton AB, Banff AB, Canmore AB, Chestermere AB, Okotoks AB, Strathmore AB, Red Deer AB, Sooke BC, Aylmer ON, Calgary AB, Kananaskis AB, Britannia Beach BC, Taber AB, Tumbler Ridge BC, Regina SK, White Rock BC, Parksville BC
Full-time employees in Canada 2,368
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities, paid internships
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Career development in-house training, online training, mentoring, leadership training, apprenticeship/skilled trades programs
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Unique initiatives EPCOR Utilities maintains a training centre and apprenticeship programs for powerline technicians, power system electricians and electricians

The Career Directory

EPCOR Utilities Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
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Highlights for New Grads

Industry Electric Power Distribution and Water Treatment Services
Full-time employees in Canada 2,500 to 5,000
Major Canadian hiring locations Fort McMurray AB, Edmonton AB, Banff AB, Canmore AB, Chestermere AB, Okotoks AB, Strathmore AB, Red Deer AB, Sooke BC, Aylmer ON, Calgary AB, Kananaskis AB, Britannia Beach BC, Taber AB, Tumbler Ridge BC, Regina SK, White Rock BC, Parksville BC
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, leadership training
Other info for new grads EPCOR manages Engineer-in-Training, in-house apprenticeship and professional development (accounting, finance, and operations management) programs to support the development of recent graduates.
Typical new grad positions Financial Analyst, Engineer in Training, Water Treatment Plant Operator, Apprentice, Accounting Assistant, Survey Technologist, Engineering Technologist, Utility Worker, Human Resources Coordinator, Systems Analyst, Project Coordinator
Starting salary $75K to $80K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, transit subsidies, employees receive paid time off to volunteer
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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