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Seasonal Equipment Operators

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Date: Jan 8, 2021

Location: Duffield, AB, CA

Company: TransAlta

“Powering Economics and Communities”


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 100 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,




TransAlta’s Sundance Plant, located 75km west of Edmonton, is currently seeking to fill 12 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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