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TransAlta | Beach, North Dakota
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Job Description

SunHills Mining, as subsidiary of TransAlta, currently has a position available for an Electrical Engineer/Foreman. The successful incumbent will be responsible for the design, deployment and maintenance of a broad range of electrical systems and equipment. The Electrical Engineer/Foreman also provides technical expertise to the maintenance department and supervision of a crew(s) in their efforts to achieve departmental objectives.

Specific Accountabilities

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Design, implement, maintain, and improve electrical instruments, equipment, components, products, and systems.
  • Direct and coordinate manufacturing, construction, installation, maintenance, support, documentation, and testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes, and customer requirements
  • Inspect completed installations and observe operations, to ensure conformance to design and equipment specifications and compliance with operational and safety standards.
  • Maintain control of project expenditures to avoid cost overruns.
  •   Supervision of employees and contractors to maintain control of project schedules and costs.
  • Conducts field investigations and prepares reports for problems or issues.
  • Works with maintenance manager and other key stakeholders to assure work meets business needs, applicable codes and standards of quality.
  • Budget and Forecasting.

Technical Requirements

  • Minimum 5+ prior experience related to electrical systems
  • Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and should also be registered in a professional organization, such as APEGGA
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Maintain proper license

Key Competencies

  • Handling a large amount of work efficiently and effectively
  • Effectively adapting to tight deadlines, heavy workloads, and sudden or frequent changes in priority in order to accomplish objectives
  • Ensuring that work accomplished is accurate in all relevant aspects.
  • Acquiring and retaining knowledge / understanding through study, instruction or experience.
  • Working with and coordinating the activities of persons over whom the incumbent may have no direct authority; attention and energy are focused on bringing various activities together to meet timetable(s).
  • Strong leadership and analytical skills
  • Effective communication and organizational skills
  • Good interpersonal and people management skills
  • Mastery of engineering skills


Interested candidates should apply to the HR Department: Email careers@sunhills.ca or fax to 780-731-5306. We thank all applications, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

About TransAlta

TransAlta Centralia Mining, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of TransAlta Corporation U.S.A. TransAlta Corporation, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is a non-regulated electricity generation company, operating in Canada, the United States, Mexico, and Australia.

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