On International Women’s Day, we’re proud to recognize women like Karlayne Bearhead, a millwright apprentice at our Keephills plant. Karlayne participated in the Women Building Futures program and it gave her the confidence to pursue her trade. Keep up the great work Karlayne! It’s great to have you as part of our team. Learn more at www.womenbuildingfutures.com #IWD2017 #BeBoldForChange #IWD #TransAlta #TApeople #internationalwomensday
Today, on International Women’s Day #IWD2017, we're proud to see our President and CEO Dawn Farrell (at far left) actively working to advance the standing of women through her appointment to the Canada-U.S. Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders. It's time to really double down on our efforts to support the advancement of women entrepreneurs, women in leadership roles and women decision makers, says Dawn Farrell, I'm excited by the prospects of working with female CEOs both here in Canada and the United States on what we can collectively do to make a difference and move the bar.” Read more: http://ow.ly/pFg9309Gqbx #BeBoldForChange #IWD #TransAlta #TApeople #internationalwomensday
“Working in renewable energy is rewarding because I am contributing to a green future,” says Fraser, engineer. Recently Fraser was recognized internally for finding an innovative way to maximize our wind technology at our Le Nordais wind site, now the oldest wind facility in Canada. Great job, Fraser! #TAPresidentsAwardWinner #TApeople
Scott, Supervisor of Dam Safety & Environment, is an important member of our hydro team. “Our hydro facilities are in some beautiful places. Every day there’s an opportunity to learn something new, tackle a different problem and work with some great people.” Recently we recognized Scott internally as a #TAPresidentsAwardWinner for one of his many hydro initiatives. Keep up the great work, Scott! #TApeople
Kevin, mechanical supervisor at our Centralia, Washington plant takes safety seriously. He recently was a #TAPresidentsAwardWinner for his safety leadership because of his dedication to safe work. Safety leaders like Kevin help us ensure our employees return home safely, every day. Here’s Kevin heading home after a safe day at work. @safetystartswithme #TApeople
Reducing our environmental impact near our operations is part of our sustainability commitment. Last year, John, Dustin, Randy (left to right) along with Aleta (missing from photo) from our #ABhydro team restored 15,000 square meters of fish habitat within Cascade Creek near our Cascade Dam last year. An environmental initiative recognized internally as a #TAPresidentsAwardWinner. #TApeople
Kresimir, principal engineer, is known as a technical expert in our Australian team. “You don’t need Google when Kres is around. He already has the correct answers and is happy to explain how something will work or operate,” say his team members. Congratulations to Kres for receiving our Technical Excellence Award as a #TAPresidentsAwardWinner. #TApeople
We pride ourselves on our high-performance culture and recognize our talented employees. As part of a 10-year tradition, our Presidents Awards program celebrates exceptional work our employees achieve each year. Congratulations to all our 2016 President’s Award recipients. Follow #TAPresdientsAwardWinner on Instagram to learn more about our award winners and #TApeople for the many other talented employees we’re lucky to have at #TransAlta.