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Engineer In Training (EIT)

Division: Engineering, Electric Division

Location: Edmonton, AB

Position Summary:

Always there. Anywhere . That’s us! We are committed to delivering inspired solutions for a better world. We care about our communities, we care about each other, and we care about showing up for those who need us. We never break a promise, and we have the courage to do the right thing, even when it’s hard. We take pride in holding ourselves to the highest standard of integrity and excellence in all that we do.

Come join an unconventional utility - one that will challenge you while you grow and develop. ATCO has some exciting projects underway such as Decarbonization, Renewables, Solar Photovoltaics (PV), Battery Energy Storage System (BESS), Combined Heat & Power (CHP), Microgrids, and Electrification of transportation. We want you to help shape our energy future. Come be part of the change!

As an Engineer in Training (EIT) you will have the opportunity to apply your academic learning within the Transmission & Distribution teams within ATCO Electric. The program includes three rotations of 16 months each at various locations including: Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Lloydminster, Whitehorse, or Vegreville. The intent of the rotations is to provide you the opportunity to gain experience in diverse technical and business work to develop skills for you to attain a professional Engineering designation. This is accomplished through mentoring, coaching and on and off the job development. Your designation and skills establish the foundation for you to have a successful engineering career within the company.

We are looking for someone who cares about their work and strives for more each day. Someone who challenges the status quo, embraces change, and thrives in a collaborative work environment. If you are someone who approaches work with passion, curiosity, and the courage to innovate, then this role is for you.

What You Get to Do:

Over a four-year period, you will gain experience in planning, design, operation and maintenance of Transmission and Distribution Power Systems. The 16-month rotations include such areas as:

  • Facility planning and operational studies
  • Telecontrol and power system protection
  • Substation design and apparatus specification
  • Transmission and Distribution network design
  • SCADA, metering, and telecommunications
  • Construction and Commissioning of new facilities
  • Reliability performance and failure analysis
  • Distribution Design and Planning
  • Field Operations


  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical within the past two years.
  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Computer or Civil Engineering will be considered.
  • Proven problem-solving ability.
  • Effective organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and leadership potential.
  • Effective presentation, one on one communication and writing skills.
  • Final candidates will be required to undergo a Security Clearance check, Alcohol & Drug check, and satisfactory review of drivers abstract.

What We Offer:

  • A culture based on caring, integrity, agility, collaboration, and striving for excellence
  • Competitive compensation
  • Flex benefits
  • Tuition assistance program
  • Training and mentorship programs
  • Charitable donation matching

We would like to thank everyone for their application; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

ATCO Electric is part of ATCO Ltd. With approximately 6,000 employees and assets of $23 billion, ATCO is a diversified global holding corporation with investments in Structures & Logistics (workforce housing, innovative modular facilities, construction, site support services, and logistics and operations management), Energy Infrastructure (electricity generation, transmission and distribution; natural gas transmission, distribution and infrastructure development; energy storage and industrial water solutions; and electricity and natural gas retail sales), Transportation (ports and transportation logistics) and Commercial Real Estate. More information can be found at . ATCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

Issued: April 2, 2024

Deadline: April 16, 2024

This position is administered under the supervisory/professional salary administration guidelines.

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