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Calgary AB Permanent Posted: Friday, 14 February 2020
Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

The Alberta Electric System Operator is responsible for the safe, reliable, and economic planning and operation of the Alberta Interconnected Electric System. We provide open and non-discriminatory access to Alberta's interconnected power grid and also facilitate Alberta's competitive wholesale electricity market which, in 2019, had 194 pool participants and approximately $7 Billion in annual energy transactions.

Our Transmission Project team is looking for an Engineering Student to join the team! We are offering you an opportunity to work alongside professional engineers who are performing transmission project engineering work. Part of team responsibility is to maintain transmission cost benchmark based on customer connection and system projects.

Potential Projects:

Here is a sneak peek into the diverse learning objectives we hope to offer the student based on their interests and strengths:

Data management

  • Assist with auditing transmission cost data
  • Assist with entering transmission cost data
  • Assist with transmission cost classification

Software Development

  • Assist with cost estimate software development and maintenance

Engineering Review

  • Assist with reviewing cost information provided by transmission companies

Signs you will enjoy working in this team:

  • You thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to participate in transformative change
  • You enjoy working in a team of bright professionals and participating in collaborative work
  • You embrace change and pivot and adapt with ease.
  • You like working in a diverse atmosphere -our team and colleagues have varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

Signs you will enjoy this role:

  • You have a curious mind and enjoy digging in deep to learn how things work
  • You have demonstrated advanced problem solving skills that integrate critical thinking and sound judgement in high pressure Real Time scenarios
  • You adopt new and advanced applications quickly and your technical acumen is envious
  • You work well in routine day-to-day and project-based work. You are comfortable navigating between fast-paced, high activity and moderate periods
  • You have the gift of translating complex technical problems into meaningful information across different audiences

You have:

  • Completed a minimum third year level course work in the Bachelor of Science Program - with a major in Electrical Engineering
  • Proven experience in programming and coding particularly in Python
  • The ability to set and manage priorities in order to meet deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills, including excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a solid customer service focus
  • Experience in preparing a wide variety of documents, charts and tables using Microsoft Office software
  • A positive attitude and take initiatives to offer creative solutions
  • The ability to handle a wide variety of confidential information in a professional and ethical manner

Application deadline: February 28, 2020, at 11:59pm MDT via AESO Career

The Alberta Electric System Operator is unable to accept unsolicited agency resumes.

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Calgary AB, Canada
2020-02-14 12:38:53 AM

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