Trades & Operation

Why join a world-class, organization like TransAlta?

Here are a few reasons worth considering …

  1. Work-life balance is important
    TransAlta knows you value your free time as much as your work. We offer a generous vacation package for all our employees… because we only get the best out of you when you’ve got something left for yourself.
  2. Educational & developmental support
    Many plant operators and trade workers put years of effort into obtaining their certificates and journeymen tickets. TransAlta helps by supporting your efforts to further your operator’s training or to obtaining a higher certification.
  3. We fund your pension. You direct it.
    TransAlta funds the pension plans for all its workers and in most instances, employees have the ability to direct the investment of their pension funds in a manner that’s best suited for them.
  4. TransAlta is a diversified, international player in a dynamic industry.
    With a variety of power plants in Canada, the U.S., Mexico, and Australia, we have a geographically and economically diverse portfolio utilizing different fuel sources that serve both regulated and deregulated markets.
  5. Organizational stability
    TransAlta has been in business since 1911. More than a company with a proven past, we have a bright future as well.
  6. A sustainable, responsible business
    TransAlta has been repeatedly recognized as a leader in corporate governance, sustainable development and is supportive of the communities in which it operates.
  7. Organizational size
    With more than 2,000 employees, $8 billion in assets, and more than 70 power plants, TransAlta is large enough for the most ambitious, yet small enough so you’re not lost in a crowd.

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