Alberta Electric System Operator


As an independent system operator, the AESO leads the safe, reliable and economic planning and operation of Alberta's interconnected power system. The AESO also facilitates Alberta's fair, efficient and openly competitive wholesale electricity market, which has about 200 participants and approximately $8 billion in annual energy transactions. The AESO views staff as its key asset. Their role in delivering value to our customers, stakeholders and employees is critical in making us the leader in planning and operating Alberta's electricity market, power system and transmission grid. We strive to create and support an inclusive work environment that allows us to enable the electricity market, be responsive and efficient in our business dealings, and take a leadership role in operating Alberta's electric system safely, reliably and at a reasonable cost. The AESO wants talented people who are dedicated to customer focus, teamwork, quality and innovation, integrity and leadership through partnerships. If you have these characteristics and a desire to contribute to the AESO's success, check out our career opportunities at