FortisAlberta Inc.
FortisAlberta employees meet in the organization's control centre   (Photo credit: Sergei Belski)

Recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2021):

Here are some of the reasons why FortisAlberta Inc. was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2021):

  • FortisAlberta supports charitable initiatives that relate to safety, education, the environment and wellness, and encourages employees to take part with paid time off to volunteer -- the organization donated over 4,000 volunteer hours on company time in the past year
  • FortisAlberta invests in ongoing employee education with generous tuition subsidies of up to $3,000 for courses taken at external institutions and also offers academic scholarships for children of employees (up to $1,500)
  • FortisAlberta cultivates a culture of recognition through Going the Extra Mile peer-to-peer awards, the It Matters trophy for volunteerism, annual President's Award for excellent customer service, and various awards for safety
FortisAlberta employees in the organization's customer care centre   (Photo credit: Sergei Belski)

Highlights

Industry Electric power distribution
Established in Canada 2003
Publicly traded yes
Parent company Fortis Inc.
Parent company head office St. John's NL
Major Canadian hiring locations Sherwood Park AB, Red Deer AB, Calgary AB, Airdrie AB
Full-time employees in Canada 1,100
Part-time employees in Canada 32
Average age of employees in Canada 43.5 years
Longest serving employee 49 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $300 each year
Flexible work options flexible work hours, compressed work week, earned days off program
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 12 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $3,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer

COVID-19

Pandemic response dedicated COVID-19 intranet with resources and employee-driven "smile of the day" photos of employees, their loved ones or their pets and how they are managing through the new work-from-home reality, developed mental health training

The Career Directory

FortisAlberta Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Electric power distribution
Full-time employees in Canada 1,001 to 2,500
Parent company Fortis Inc.
Parent company head office St. John's NL
Major Canadian hiring locations Sherwood Park AB, Red Deer AB, Calgary AB, Airdrie AB
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op placements in customer operations, customer service, engineering, finance, information technology, project management, supply chain management, and system operations
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, leadership training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $3,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Typical new grad positions Temporary Labourer, Customer Service Representative, Geographical Information System (GIS) Drafting Analyst, Yard Operator, Reconditioning Services Technician, Reconditioning Services Technologist, Quotation Analyst, Engineer in Training
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, 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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