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EPCOR Utilities Inc.
An employee at EPCOR Utilities  

Recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2024):

Here are some of the reasons why EPCOR Utilities Inc. was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2024):

  • EPCOR Utilities encourages employees to keep fit and healthy through an offsite fitness club subsidy as part of the health plan -- and head office employees have access to an onsite fitness facility that offers instructor-led classes and access to personal trainers
  • EPCOR Utilities helps employees prepare for life after work with retirement planning assistance services along with generous contributions to a defined benefit pension plan -- and employees may be able to take advantage of phased-in retirement work options when nearing retirement
  • EPCOR Utilities offers an extensive benefits plan which includes flex credits that allow employees to determine the level of coverage that best suits their personal needs, a separate wellness spending account for fitness-related expenses (to $350 annually) and coverage for mental health support (up to $2,000 annually)
EPCOR Utilities team members like Eric provide electricity distribution and transmission services  

Highlights

Industry Electric power distribution and water treatment services
Established in Canada 1996
Major Canadian locations French Creek BC, Fort McMurray AB, Okotoks AB, Chestermere AB, Red Deer AB, Kananaskis AB, Regina SK, Collingwood ON, Aylmer ON, Strathmore AB, Canmore AB, Calgary AB, Edmonton AB, Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 2,900
Part-time employees in Canada 112
Average age of employees in Canada 44.17 years
Longest serving employee 48.58 years
Benefits note EPCOR Utilities has multiple employee groups, the following programs and policies may vary by position
Flexible work options hybrid work option, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $1,697 each year
Wellness spending account up to $350 each year
Mental health practitioner benefit up to $2,000 each year
Maternity top-up (mothers) up to 95% of salary for 6 weeks
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 24 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 6 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, leadership development programs, paid internships
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $1,500 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Employee charitable involvement employees receive paid time off to volunteer

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2024):

Here are some of the reasons why EPCOR Utilities Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2024):

  • EPCOR Utilities manages an engineer-in-training program for high-potential engineering graduates, which features individual and team assignments, mentoring with experienced engineers, and formal evaluations and feedback
  • EPCOR Utilities also offers a three-year rotational management and professional development program for commerce and business administration graduates
  • Employees at all stages of their careers are given access to a range of developmental opportunities such as mentorship and job rotation programs -- the EPCOR School of Business is also available to all employees, providing courses specifically designed to guide employees at the beginning of their careers, as well as offerings for staff aiming for growth or future leadership roles
Team member Marta, who works with EPCOR Utilities water services to manage water cycles  

Highlights

Industry Electric power distribution and water treatment services
Major Canadian locations French Creek BC, Fort McMurray AB, Okotoks AB, Chestermere AB, Red Deer AB, Kananaskis AB, Regina SK, Collingwood ON, Aylmer ON, Strathmore AB, Canmore AB, Calgary AB, Edmonton AB, Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 2,900
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities, paid internships
In-house training programs orientation program, in-house training, online training, in-house career planning services, leadership training, apprenticeship/skilled trades programs
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $1,500 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Unique training and development opportunities apprenticeship program, mentorship program pairs employees at all levels with a mentor to guide development, onsite training centres, job rotation programs, EPCOR's School of Business (professional and leadership development opportunities for employees at all stages), after-hours personal development program (funds employee certificates, diplomas and degrees up to $1,500)
Additional highlights partnership with CAREERS: The Next Generation to offer work experience for Indigenous youth
Dedicated employee resource group RISE employee resource group (resources, information, social activities and support for emerging leaders)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

The Career Directory

EPCOR Utilities Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Rumbi and other employees at EPCOR Utilities provide services for over 1-million customers

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Electric power distribution and water treatment services
Full-time employees in Canada 2,501 to 5,000
Major Canadian locations French Creek BC, Fort McMurray AB, Okotoks AB, Chestermere AB, Red Deer AB, Kananaskis AB, Regina SK, Collingwood ON, Aylmer ON, Strathmore AB, Canmore AB, Calgary AB, Edmonton AB, Toronto ON
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $1,500 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Other info for new grads EPCOR manages an Engineer-in-Training program and in-house apprenticeship and professional development (accounting, finance, and operations management) programs to support the development of recent graduates.
Typical new grad positions Financial Analyst, Engineer in Training, Water Treatment Plant Operator, Apprentice, Accounting Assistant, Survey Technologist, Engineering Technologist, Utility Worker, Human Resources Coordinator, Systems Analyst, Project Coordinator
Starting salary $75K to $80K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, transit subsidies, employees receive paid time off to volunteer
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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