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Seasonal Equipment Operators

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Date: Mar 23, 2019

Location: Duffield, AB, CA

Company: TransAlta

Reclamation Centre

Job Location: Duffield, AB, Canada




Seasonal Equipment Operators

Powering Possibilities …for Today & Tomorrow!

A leader in sustainable energy, TransAlta has over 100 years of experience generating power and is one of Canada’s top 50 Socially Responsible Companies since 2009, recognized as a global leader for sustainability and corporate responsibility standards. TransAlta operates 75 facilities in three countries; Australia, Canada, and United States.

TransAlta is committed to fostering a dynamic, productive and safe work environment. Our employees contribute to a diverse, open, and transparent culture with clear accountability, strong leadership and challenging opportunities for personal career growth.

Job Summary:

TransAlta’s Sundance Plant, located 75km west of Edmonton, is currently seeking to fill 28 positions as Seasonal Equipment Operators. Reporting to the Supervisor, Reclamation Centre, the Equipment Operators are responsible for the safe operation of heavy equipment for the purposes of seasonally dictated reclamation activities and winter snow removal.  Other general reclamation activities will be performed as required.

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



  • Operation of
  •  heavy equipment (farm and construction)
  • Keephills ash lagoon operations
  • Farming           
  • Spraying / weed control
  • Cenosphere salvage and bagging
  • Rental property maintenance



  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in heavy equipment operation
  • Grade 12 completion or equivalent required
  • Proficient in basic computer applications
  • Experience with carpentry and construction
  • Commitment to working in a team environment



Come on board! Our commitment is to attract and retain the best talent. These positions will require the successful completion of one or more background checks such as criminal, medical, or compliance.

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