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Land & Stakeholder Coordinator (Boulder)

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Date: Mar 24, 2023

Location: Boulder, CO, US

Company: TransAlta



“Energizing the Future.”


TransAlta owns, operates, and develops a diverse fleet of electrical generation assets in Canada, the United States, and Australia, providing municipalities, industries, and businesses with safe, low-cost, and reliable clean electricity. For over 111 years, TransAlta has been a responsible operator and proud community member where its employees work and live. We are committed to fostering a dynamic, productive, and safe work environment. Our employees contribute to a diverse, open, and transparent culture with clear accountabilities, strong leadership, and challenging opportunities for personal career growth.


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We are growing our TransAlta team in Boulder, Colorado! We are currently seeking an energetic, enthusiastic, and interpersonal individual to join our Renewable Development group.


As the Land & Stakeholder Coordinator, you are primarily responsible for coordinating land lease arrangements, stakeholder communications, and regulatory reviews across multiple jurisdictions in Canada and the USA. You will manage the day-to-day processes relating to land administration, lease preparation, and tracking for renewables development prospecting sites within TransAlta’s Growth Team. You will also coordinate all stakeholder consultation activities, conduct outreach, and manage contact records, and files.


This position is an integral player on the Renewable Development team and will interact internally with corporate groups such as Land, Insurance, Accounting, Construction, and Legal.


This permanent full-time salaried position is based out of our office in Boulder, Colorado with the flexibility of a hybrid work schedule.




As the Land & Stakeholder you are accountable for, but not limited to:



  • Managing the relationship with TransAlta’s current and prospective landowners for all development sites across Canada and USA, which includes:

    • Manage and direct 3rd party land acquisition consultants and advisors

    • Track all landowner communications, commitments, and correspondence

    • Proactively interact on behalf of TransAlta with various landowner and stakeholder groups by establishing relationships through communication and engagement

    • ​​​​​​​Assist in executing landowner and stakeholder open-house events

  • Managing land agreement execution and coordination

  • Participate in Due Diligence reviews on potential acquisitions


Stakeholder and Regulatory

  • Create and implement a Stakeholder Engagement Strategy for multi-jurisdictional new development projects in renewables

  • Create and maintain relationships with community stakeholders, decision-makers, and local organizations

  • Prepare Participant Involvement Program (PIP) Reports accompanying regulatory filings

  • Identify stakeholder groups through research

  • Communicate internal and external messaging on project specifics, acting as the central point of contact

  • Support regulatory reviews by researching/documenting/summarizing applicable federal, state, provincial, and local regulations applicable to the development




  • Successful completion of a University Degree or Certificate in a related field of study

  • Demonstrated experience using mapping tools

  • Experience in using tools such as SPIN II, Pandell, and other land databases

  • Ability to build strong, long-lasting relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • Ability to present complex concepts in a simple manner to stakeholders

  • Excellent communicator, able to multi-task, and able to adapt to changing work assignments and priorities

  • Exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills, and keen attention to detail

  • Critical thinking and ability to identify creative solutions to emerging issues in a timely manner

  • Strong team member working on cross-functional teams with an ability to work independently and produce results within agreed-upon deadlines

  • Advanced skills in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

  • Ability to read and interpret contracts


 Nice to Haves


  • Experience using GIS, SharePoint, and SAP 

  • Understanding renewable energy and the project development process


Our comprehensive and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, incentive, and rewards programs form the foundation of TransAlta’s excellent employment proposition.


Become part of our TransAlta team today! We look forward to reviewing your application. All applications will be reviewed in a timely manner to the best of our abilities. We appreciate your patience and understanding during the recruitment process.


Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion


It is our collective mission to ensure that every single employee feels a sense of inclusion and belonging and can show up to work as their true authentic self. TransAlta is committed to hiring a diverse workforce including women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of the LGBTQ2+ community. TransAlta believes that diversity enhances the quality of its performance, is an essential element to effective corporate governance, and cultivates a strong workplace culture.

Nearest Major Market: Boulder
Nearest Secondary Market: Denver