Manitoba Hydro
Manitoba Hydro employees  

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2023):

Here are some of the reasons why Manitoba Hydro was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2023):

  • Manitoba Hydro offers several professional development programs for recent graduates, including career development programs in commerce as well as digital and technology -- each program includes several six- to 12-month rotational assignments, designed to provide recent graduates with varied work experience and accelerate exposure to different areas of the organization
  • Manitoba Hydro also maintains an engineer-in-training program, providing electrical, civil and mechanical engineers beginning their careers with challenging assignments and work experience to go toward their professional engineer designation
Manitoba Hydro employees attend the organization's first hands-on career event since 2019 in northern Manitoba  

Highlights

Industry Hydroelectric power generation
Major Canadian hiring locations Winnipeg MB, Brandon MB, Selkirk MB, Thompson MB, Gillam MB
Full-time employees in Canada 4,764
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, online employee skills inventory, mentoring, apprenticeship/skilled trades programs
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $8,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Unique training and development opportunities offers co-op placements and paid internships in a variety of disciplines (engineering, commerce, computer science, business information technology, and civil technology, to name a few), technical and trades-related training program (indentured and non-indentured apprenticeships and post-journeyperson development), mentoring program, access to Percipio learning platform, Global Knowledge (Excel 365 and other IT-related courses)
Additional highlights apprentices receive full wages and benefits while in college (including cost of books and tuition)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

The Career Directory

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

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Hydroelectric power generation
Full-time employees in Canada 2,501 to 5,000
Major Canadian hiring locations Winnipeg MB, Brandon MB, Selkirk MB, Thompson MB, Gillam MB
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
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $8,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Other info for new grads Manitoba Hydro offers Pre-Placement training programs for women and Indigenous candidates interested in careers in the trades. The company also partners with the University of Manitoba to help internationally-educated engineers obtain professional accreditation through Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba.
Typical new grad positions Engineer-in-Training, Digital & Technology Trainee, Commerce Trainee, Power Line Technician Trainee, Power Electrician Trainee, Mechanical Technician Trainee, Service Person Trainee, Protection Trainee, Telecontrol Trainee
Starting salary $40K to $50K
Work benefits flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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