Electrical Asset Engineer, Renewables

  • Full Time
  • Edmonton
  • Applications have closed

Website Capital Power

To power a sustainable future for people and planet

A little about Capital Power

Capital Power (TSX: CPX) is dedicated to powering a sustainable future for people and planet. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, we’re a growth-oriented North American power producer that creates innovative electricity solutions to electrify the world reliably and affordably while protecting the planet for future generations.

From Alberta to Alabama, we’re innovating power generation as a collaborative team of experts and innovators. We believe in empowering our people and supporting them with holistic benefits and programs so they can thrive in all aspects of life. We provide purpose-driven work in a safe, inclusive environment, and we live by our values. With us, your contributions matter. We’re here to partner with you so you can learn, innovate, and forge a career that’s meaningful to you. Join us in powering a clean energy future!

Your Opportunity

One Permanent Full Time Position.

We at Capital Power Corporation are currently seeking an individual to join our high performance Engineering team.

As an Electrical Asset Engineer in Renewables, you will be part of dynamic group which provides engineering, design and technical guidance in a sound, competent, and technically professional manner across the fleet. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Asset Engineering, you will be responsible for the delivery of day-to-day engineering and technical support for the renewables portfolio.

You will contribute to our team by

  • Using sound engineering principles and preparing technical solutions to complex and diverse problems related to wind and solar generation sites.
  • Evaluating the severity of damage to critical electrical equipment and determining the priority of repairs.
  • Completing the design and managing the execution of complex repair tasks.
  • Supporting the scope development, execution, and commissioning of sustaining capital and major projects.
  • Supporting the integration of newly constructed or acquired sites.
  • Supporting and coordinating other disciplines in the execution of their tasks.
  • Responding to real-time issues on sites, to allow for safe and timely return to service of affected assets.
  • Developing technical recommendations regarding the disposition of assets approaching the end of their design life.
  • Supporting major maintenance issues and troubleshooting efforts.
  • Providing interpretation of codes, regulations, statutes and standards.
  • Reviewing, understanding, applying, and developing internal operations, maintenance, and engineering guidelines, procedures and standards.
  • Reviewing proposed changes and championing the management of change process.
  • Participating in the peer review process to ensure the responsible practice of engineering at Capital Power, in compliance with the Professional Practice Management Plan.
  • Responding to change with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn new ways to accomplish work activities and objectives.
  • Providing leadership, mentoring and guidance to junior staff including students and/or EITs.
  • Acting continually to improve technical and management skillset through formal and informal training opportunities.

What you will bring to the role  


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Registered Professional Engineer, Professional Licensee, or Engineer-in-Training in Alberta.
  • Ability to be registered as a Professional Engineer in other Canadian jurisdictions.


  • 1-5 years of engineering experience in Power Generation or Heavy Industry.

Technical Skills:

  • Familiarity with renewable generation equipment and AESO/NERC regulations preferred.
  • Project execution experience would be an asset.
  • Plant/field experience preferred.
  • Strong communications skills (both written and spoken).
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team.
  • Working collaboratively and building strong relationships with others.
  • Ability to analyze complex technical problems and recommend timely decisions.

Working Conditions:

  • Hybrid Office/Work from home position.
  • Periodic travel to generation facilities for shutdown and project support as required.

Additional Details

As this is a safety sensitive position, clearance of a pre-employment drug & alcohol test is required.

In order to be considered for this role you must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

The successful candidate for this position will undergo an education verification, reference checks and criminal record check.

We believe that creating a culture that supports employee physical, mental, financial, and social wellbeing is critical to our success. That is why we provide flexible and affordability employee benefits, retirement savings, and paid time off programs. We also provide comprehensive onboarding, training, and programs supporting your career development.

Depending on the posting requirements relocation assistance may be available.

How To Apply and Next Steps

Capital Power only accepts resumes via online application at www.capitalpower.com/careers. If you choose to submit your resume by any other means, we cannot guarantee that your application will be considered for vacancies.

Applicants with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation to complete their application can request accessible formats, communication support, or other accessibility assistance by contacting careers@capitalpower.com.

Capital Power is committed to providing a fair and transparent hiring process. We recognize and embrace the value of diversity and hire employees with the appropriate skills, experience and knowledge for each position.

Thank you for taking the time to apply and expressing interest in powering a sustainable future with Capital Power! We wish that we could personally respond to everyone who applies; however, it is our practice to contact only those individuals selected for interviews.

To apply on this position please go to www.capitalpower.com/careers and search for JR805434.