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It is preferred that you apply on-line for specific positions of interest to you as advertised on this website. If you are unable to apply on line please forward your resume by mail or fax. Ensure that you clearly state the position ID number of the posting you are applying for:
Attn: Human Resources - Resume
Position Applied for: _________
Posting ID#: __________
P.O. Box 1900, Station M
Calgary, Alberta T2P 2M1
Fax: (403) 267-4657
Please choose only one method of submitting your resume.
No paper application forms are required when applying. A resume and cover letter, clearly identifying the posting number is all that is required.
TransAlta only contacts those candidates who have been selected for interviews.
Yes, you will receive a confirmation once we have your application provided it was submitted online. Mailed or faxed applications will not receive a response.
Resumes submitted online are forwarded directly to the Hiring Leader for the position. Please do not call requesting a Hiring Leader's name to address your covering letter to. Your covering letter can be addressed to "Hiring Leader".
Yes, please apply for each position of interest separately as your resume is forwarded directly to the TransAlta Hiring Leader advertising on the site.
Yes. Please register on our career site and submit your application by clicking here. However, if you prefer to submit your resume and cover letter directly to an opening, we invite you to check back from time to time as new postings go up daily.
Available summer student opportunities are posted on this site between February and March each year, and sometimes at local universities. This website is updated on an ongoing basis. Please check back from time to time for future positions of interest.
Please review all open positions on our website at www.transalta.com for more information.
The process can differ in time before a successful candidate is identified. Once the posting closes, applications are reviewed for suitability. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.
Due to the volume of resumes that are accepted for open postings, we will not be accepting resumes after the posting is closed.
Rotations are decided based on a balance between business needs and the New Grad's interests. Some of the rotations include:
Students who have graduated within the last two years are eligible for the New Grad Program.
Yes. TransAlta will support New Grads in all of these designations by paying for the courses and strongly encouraging New Grads to work towards financial designations. We are not a registered CA training facility.
Yes. TransAlta will pay for APEGA membership fees.
Our head office is located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada; however New Grads must be mobile and willing to relocate to any of TransAlta's business areas (Sarnia, ON, and Wabamun Lake, west of Edmonton). One of our accounting rotations is located on Wabamun Lake.
The postings are advertised as soon as a gap in the business is identified and until our positions are filled. We accept applications through www.transalta.com/careers.
Further information on opportunities in Centralia, Washington can be accessed by calling (360) 330-2348. Or by visiting the Centralia homepage at http://www.transalta.com/us/.
Further information on opportunities in Calgary, Alberta can be accessed by calling (403) 267-7110.