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Date:  Sep 14, 2023

Shelburne, ON, CA

Company:  TransAlta
Job Type:  Temporary - Hourly
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“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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TransAlta is hiring and intern for its Melancthon wind site to support the Wind Turbine Maintenance Technician or Blade Maintenance teams! No Wind experience or specific trade required. TransAlta is providing internal technical & safety trainings. Working alongside the maintenance team, the candidate will be assigned activities defined by the senior staff of the team for troubleshooting and repairing the wind turbine components.


TransAlta offers a safe work environment, extensive training, a competitive salary and an opportunity to secure a position as a Wind Technician. Wind Technician Intern positions are a full-time 6-month term to experience and learn about the Wind Technician position. Scholarship is available to successful candidates that are currently studying in Wind Turbine Preventive Maintenance, Electrical, Mechanical or Blade Repairs programs. Opportunity to extend the position to a longer term.


The position will be located in Melancthon, Ontario.




The Technician's role is to maintain and troubleshoot mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical controllers to operate and maintain wind turbines. 




  • No Wind experience or specific trade is required
  • Technical and safety training will be provided
  • As this is a safety-sensitive position, successful completion of required pre-employment testing is a condition of employment 



  • Eligibility for Scholarship Program(s)
  • TransAlta will provide all safety equipment and clothing required to fulfill the duties
  • Paid training will be provided as required (ie/ Technical, Fall protection, Electrical and Hazard Safety, etc.)


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.

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