Electrical Business


Protection and Control Technologist

July 8, 2009 | By Anthony Capkun

mt_ignoreAltaLink is Canada’s only fully independent transmission company, responsible for the maintenance and operation of approximately 11,600 kilometres of transmission lines and 260 substations in Alberta.

An opportunity exists for a:

Protection & Control Technologist (Full-Time)

with the Transmission Field
Operations team in the Acheson Work centre.

This position
will be part of a multi-disciplinary team responsible for the operation
and maintenance of AltaLink’s transmission system and associated
facilities in Alberta.

The successful candidate will be
expected to reside in the greater Edmonton vicinity.

• Operate, inspect and maintain
substation equipment associated with the AltaLink transmission system.

• Provide
maintenance planning, schedulers and AltaLink Control Centre staff with
information regarding equipment status, and recommend improvements or

• Trouble response for Protection
& Control equipment in the area.

• Assist and support other
disciplines as required.

• The
successful candidate must have an Electrical Engineering Technology
Diploma from a recognized technical school.

• Must have the
ability to work in adverse weather conditions and have a valid Class 5
driver’s license.

• Be competent and comfortable
working with computers and spreadsheets.

• Willing to develop skills and a
career in the Protection & Control Technologist discipline.

• Dedicated
team player with strong interpersonal and communications skills.

• Demonstrated
problem-solving and analytical skills with the ability to work within
strict deadlines.

• Demonstrate a willingness to work
safely and show concern for environmental, health and safety issues in
the workplace.

• Willing to accept out-of-town
working conditions.

applicants can CLICK HERE

to submit their resume and cover letter online by July 17, 2009.

We thank all applicants for their
interest; however only those selected for an interview will be

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