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IS Associate

Capital Power

Job Overview

  • Experience Level Entry level

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. We’re passionate about our employees and place their entire wellbeing at the center of our people strategy.  We are proud to foster a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion; recognizing this is paramount to help grow our company and reach our net carbon neutral by 2050 goal. We’re proud to foster an inclusive environment where employees are empowered to be their best, make meaningful contributions and go home safe every day.


Your Opportunity

One Temporary Full Time (Up to 12 months) Position.   

Capital Power Corporation is currently seeking an innovative and results-oriented individual to join our IS Network team.

Reporting to the Network Manager, the IS Associate is accountable for supporting the operation of Capital Power’s network infrastructure. This includes participating and ensuring daily operational tasks are completed (including such items as monitoring network health, incident management, change management, network health monitoring, patching, security reviews, etc.) The IS Associate is expected to have strong documentation skills and attention to detail, effective time management, ability to set priorities and meet deadlines, great interpersonal skills, follows best practices, and understand what systems are critical to Capital Power.


You will contribute to our team by

  • Providing support services for operations and working closely with our Service Desk and Network Managed Services provider.

  • Supporting sophisticated and diverse set of network hardware and services for multiple business areas.

  • Ensuring team provides highly adaptable and customer-focused support services for all Capital Power business units, including support for the Service Desk.

  • Coordinating and performing appropriate network maintenance reviews of key network systems.

  • Providing support services that meets outlined “Service Level Agreements” in this highly sophisticated “network” environment.

  • Providing input into decisions within the network team – ensuring standard methodology is followed by vendors in relation to network managed services (if required).

  • Participating in the resolution of technical problems.

  • Applying appropriate trouble-shooting skills and ensuring best-practice steps are followed in developing, testing, and implementing solutions.


What you will bring to the role  


  • Student or recent graduate in Network Engineering, Computing Science, Computer Engineering.


  • Experience in supporting, design within a corporate network would be an asset but not a requirement.

  • Experience working in a corporate environment as a member of a team would be an asset but not a requirement.

  • Experience in troubleshooting network connectivity issues and provide remediation steps.

Technical Skills:

  • Have a basic understanding of key network infrastructure components, including (not a requirement): Proxy servers and services; Network switches, routers, firewalls; Networking technologies, such as, subnetting, routing protocols (ex: OSPF), Spanning tree, fail-over services, WAN acceleration, MPLS, WAN, SDWAN Services, Cloud Network.

  • Self-motivated, organized, customer focused, detail-oriented, and effective communicator.

  • Problem solving, results driven and action-oriented when working on assigned tasks.

Working Conditions:

  • Hybrid Office/Work from home position, with possible very minimal travel to meet business users at Capital Power facilities or other offices.


Additional Details

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 offer a highly flexible benefits and wellbeing program, comprehensive onboarding and training, and various development opportunities to support your success and personal growth.


How To Apply and Next Steps

Capital Power only accepts resumes via online application at 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 [email protected].

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 and search for JR805221.

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