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Certified Mechanic (Heavy Duty Mechanic)

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Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: Duffield, AB, CA

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.


For more information about TransAlta, visit our website at,


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.




The Reclamation Center is currently seeking to fill one Heavy Duty Mechanic position reporting to the Supervisor, Reclamation. We are seeking a proactive, well-organized, individual who thrives in a challenging work environment and believe in a high standard of safety in all activities while ensuring that assignments are completed in a timely and cost effective manner.


Please note: This is an IBEW Local 254 position covered by the terms of the collective agreement.


WHAT YOU WILL DO (Responsibilties)


Include, but are not limited to:


  • Providing maintenance, installation, and repair functions on a site-wide basis

  • Assume other duties and/or responsibilities as required in response to changing circumstances and the economic and physical environment of the Reclamation center or Company


WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU (Qualifications)


  • Journeyman Heavy Duty Technician Trades certificate

  • Class 1 preferable and Class 3 mandatory

  • Proficient in basic computer applications (Microsoft, uploads, downloads, data entry)

  • Commitment to working in a team environment




  • This is a safety sensitive position. The successful candidate will be required to complete pre-employment testing as a condition of employment. 



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 is to attract and retain the best talent. Some positions may require the successful completion of one or more background checks such as criminal, medical, or compliance. If these verifications are needed, they will be indicated on the job posting.