Our comprehensive and flexible benefits (health benefits & 401K), competitive compensation, incentive, and rewards programs form the foundation of TransAlta’s excellent employment proposition.
Internal Number: 27394
WHO WE ARE
“Energizing the Future.”
TransAlta owns, operates, and develops a diverse fleet of electrical generation assets in Canada, the United States, and Australia, providing municipalities, industries, and businesses with safe, low-cost, and reliable clean electricity.
For over 111 years, TransAlta has been a responsible operator and proud community member where its employees work and live. We are committed to fostering a dynamic, productive, and safe work environment. Our employees contribute to a diverse, open, and transparent culture with clear accountabilities, strong leadership, and challenging opportunities for personal career growth.
We are growing our TransAlta team in Boulder, Colorado! We are currently seeking an energetic, enthusiastic, and interpersonal individual to join our Renewable Development group.
As the Land & Stakeholder Coordinator, you are primarily responsible for coordinating land lease arrangements, stakeholder communications, and regulatory reviews across multiple jurisdictions in Canada and the USA. You will manage the day-to-day processes relating to land administration, lease preparation, and tracking for renewables development prospecting sites within TransAlta’s Growth Team. You will also coordinate all stakeholder consultation activities, conduct outreach, and manage contact records, and files.
This position is an integral player on the Renewable Development team and will interact internally with corporate groups such as Land, Insurance, Accounting, Construction, and Legal.
This permanent full-time salaried position is based out of our office in Boulder, Colorado with the flexibility of a hybrid work schedule.
Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
It is our collective mission to ensure that every single employee feels a sense of inclusion and belonging and can show up to work as their true authentic self. TransAlta is committed to hiring a diverse workforce including women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of the LGBTQ2+ community. TransAlta believes that diversity enhances the quality of its performance, is an essential element to effective corporate governance, and cultivates a strong workplace culture.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
As the Land & Stakeholder you are accountable for, but not limited to:
Managing the relationship with TransAlta’s current and prospective landowners for all development sites across Canada and USA, which includes:
Manage and direct 3rd party land acquisition consultants and advisors
Track all landowner communications, commitments, and correspondence
Proactively interact on behalf of TransAlta with various landowner and stakeholder groups by establishing relationships through communication and engagement
Assist in executing landowner and stakeholder open-house events
Managing land agreement execution and coordination
Participate in Due Diligence reviews on potential acquisitions
Stakeholder and Regulatory
Create and implement a Stakeholder Engagement Strategy for multi-jurisdictional new development projects in renewables
Create and maintain relationships with community stakeholders, decision-makers, and local organizations
Prepare Participant Involvement Program (PIP) Reports accompanying regulatory filings
Identify stakeholder groups through research
Communicate internal and external messaging on project specifics, acting as the central point of contact
Support regulatory reviews by researching/documenting/summarizing applicable federal, state, provincial, and local regulations applicable to the development
WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU
Successful completion of a University Degree or Certificate in a related field of study
Demonstrated experience using mapping tools
Experience in using tools such as SPIN II, Pandell, and other land databases
Ability to build strong, long-lasting relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Ability to present complex concepts in a simple manner to stakeholders
Excellent communicator, able to multi-task, and able to adapt to changing work assignments and priorities
Exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills, and keen attention to detail
Critical thinking and ability to identify creative solutions to emerging issues in a timely manner
Strong team member working on cross-functional teams with an ability to work independently and produce results within agreed-upon deadlines
Advanced skills in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
Ability to read and interpret contracts
Nice to Haves
Experience using GIS, SharePoint, and SAP
Understanding renewable energy and the project development process
Become part of our TransAlta team today! We look forward to reviewing your application. All applications will be reviewed in a timely manner to the best of our abilities. We appreciate your patience and understanding during the recruitment process.
Commercial Energy Solutions
We provide clean energy solutions that will help you meet your business, operational, and environmental sustainability goals. We offer customized energy solutions in Canada, the United States & Australia. With over 100 years in the power business, TransAlta is an experienced and reliable partner to help supply your business with the energy solutions it needs. We have 76 energy assets in our portfolio. Our diverse fleet of Hydro, Wind, Solar, Natural Gas, and Cogeneration generate about 7,400 MW of electricity, making us well-positioned to deliver the right energy solution for your business.
Realize the greatest return from your energy investments through our low-cost, clean, and reliable electricity and natural gas products and services.