Power Plant Electrician & Instrumentation Technician

  • Full Time
  • Temporary
  • Warburg
  • Applications have closed

Website Capital Power

Powering change by changing power.

A little about Capital Power

Capital Power (TSX: CPX) is powering change by changing power. This north star guides our ambitions, focus, and actions as we transform our energy system to power a net zero future. We’re a growth-oriented North American energy transition company headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta. We deliver reliable, affordable and decarbonized electricity solutions that communities can depend on.

Our people are at the core of our journey to get to net zero by 2045 and are transforming the future of power generation as a collaborative team of experts and innovators. We provide purpose-driven work in a safe and 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

Two Temporary (Up to 90 days) Full Time Position. 

Do you have a strong mechanical aptitude? If you are looking for an exciting place to work, this may be the job for YOU!

At Capital Power, we are proud to power change by changing power.  We are committed to a low carbon future and we believe in innovation. We are seeking a dynamic and motivated individuals to join our mighty team at our legacy site Genesee!

Reporting to Electrician & Instrumentation Shop Foreman, the Power Plant Electrician & Instrumentation Technician will be responsible for completing maintenance of electrical/instrumentation components and systems of the plant and related infrastructure.

You will contribute to our team by:

  • Completing work orders safely, efficiently, and optimally maintain electrical and instrumentation systems of the plant.
  • Functional using of CMMS, including input of work requests as required.
  • Conducting comprehensive analysis into electrical/instrumentation component and system issues and resolve practically and optimally.
  • Demonstrating knowledge and competency of all applicable Electrical/Instrumentation codes and best practices.
  • Firm understanding of Capital Power’s and Genesee Power Station’s policies and procedures.
  • Pursuing proactive measures for maintaining plant reliability.
  • Seeking out most efficient means in completion of tasks while keeping safety at the forefront.
  • Providing technical input into the improvement and optimization of plant electrical/instrumentation systems and processes.
  • Driving innovation into improvement of E&I teamwork structure and procedures.
  • Placing betterment of the team and plant above personal motives.
  • Providing solutions to technical and team issues in spite of barriers that may exist.
  • Actively participating and contributing to safety programs and initiatives.
  • Instilling zero risk to themselves and co-workers regarding HSE.
  • Accurately assessing the risk of equipment deficiencies to plant reliability.
  • Building and maintaining effective relationships amongst team and other groups in the plant.
  • Collaborating with other groups/disciplines for efficient resolution to complex issues.

What you will bring to the role:   


  • Completed Grade 12 Diploma.
  • Red Seal Journeyman Electrician and/ or Red Seal Journeyman Instrumentation.
  • 2-year technical program in electrical or instrumentation (must have successfully completed apprenticeship) from a recognized Trade School preferred.


  • 5 years in an industrial/power industry setting as an E/I Tech.
  • DCS and PLC experience will be desired.

Working Conditions:

  • Heavy industrial facility designated as a safety sensitive location.
  • Physical mobility and ability to use PPE required.
  • Union/out-of-scope work force

Additional Details:

Union: IBEW1007

Wage: $59.41

Hours of Work: 40 hours a week

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Note to Applicants: The Genesee Generating Station is 80 kilometers southwest of Edmonton – you must provide your own transportation. A site premium is provided.

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

Clearance of a pre-employment medical will also be 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 JR805877.