Who we are

We are responsible for:

  • Planning Alberta’s network of towers, wires and related infrastructure
  • Operating Alberta’s power grid—safely, reliably--every minute of every day
  • Developing and operating Alberta’s wholesale electricity market
  • Connecting electricity generators and industrial customers to the grid

We have great people.

The AESO is a team of leading experts in electricity. Our employees have experience and training from all over the world. This diversity and depth of knowledge offers opportunities to learn from colleagues and develop individually.

We do great things.

Our employees take pride in knowing the work they do every day helps to build a better Alberta. When asked what they enjoy the most about working for the AESO—supporting this public interest mandate is at the top of the list.

We inspire a great culture that stems from our four core principles:

High Performance

High Performance

We deliver high quality work, focus on where we add value and seek to continuously improve. We take pride in effectively executing our mandate.


Credible Character

We proactively serve the interests of all Albertans. We are objective, focused and dependable.

Service Driven

Service Driven

We earn the respect and trust of our stakeholders by providing fair, efficient and reliable service and through clear, timely and transparent communication.

Great Teamwork

Great Teamwork

We foster an environment of respect, excel at collaboration and have great expectations of one another. Living up to our commitments enables us to be part of a successful team and a great organization.

The AESO is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in our employment and people practices. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of race, gender, age or any other identifying characteristic.