Columbia Pipeline Group New Graduate Business Analyst in Calgary, Alberta


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General Information

This position is for recent university graduates and is part of the New Business Grad program within the Natural Gas Pipelines business unit. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to gain exposure to diverse functions and areas within TransCanada.

This entry-level position is part of a three-year rotational program which offers incumbents the opportunity to further broaden their understanding of TransCanada and have varying degrees of analytical and customer-focused responsibilities. Each rotation is approximately six months to one and a half years in duration. The successful candidates will rotate through various teams based on business needs and will report to the manager of the respective area. The work plans of the incumbents will be monitored and modified as needed by the Program Coordinator.


Contracts, Billing & Credit

  • Prepare and issue transportation contracts for various pipeline systems and manage day-to-day contractual and operational relationships with customers;

  • Provide external and internal customers with contract and/or transactional information and reporting;

  • Calculate transportation exposure for customers and work with Counterparty Risk to ensure TransCanada has sufficient financial assurances for each customer;

  • Prepare and issue transportation invoices and produce monthly reporting;

  • Conduct analysis for enhancing and maintaining business processes and systems.

Regulatory Research & Analysis:

  • Provide regulatory research analysis support with respect to TransCanada filings, interventions and policy development;

  • Monitor and analyze regulatory issues related to the development of TransCanada gas pipeline project and existing assets;

  • Provide economic analysis of regulatory decisions;

  • Respond to research requests from within TransCanada Gas Transmission.

Gas Pipeline Operations

  • Develop awareness and understanding in Pipeline Control Room Operations;

  • Participate in the maintenance planning and execution process of Field Operations;

  • Participate in the Pipeline Integrity management processes;

  • Develop awareness and understanding of the Major Equipment Management process;

  • Participate in the Optimization of business processes for Gas Pipelines Operation;

  • Participate in the implementation of Field Projects;

  • Developing, maintaining and reporting on operations budgeting;

  • Develop awareness and understanding of the Regulatory Implications and Obligations of Pipeline Operations.

Commercial West – Markets & Supply:

  • Strategically advance the interests of NOVA Gas Transmission (NGTL) through identification, analysis, and implementation of commercial activities;

  • Create and maintain productive relationships with customers;

  • Other tasks as required.

Nominations & Allocations

  • Manage transactions of shippers and interconnecting pipelines;

  • Develop an understanding of the operational aspects of the various pipelines owned and operated by TransCanada;

  • Work with customers to resolve operational issues on tight deadlines;

  • Varying shifts may be required as the team maintains a Customer Call Centre which operates 15 hours seven days a week.

Other teams within Natural Gas Pipelines

  • In addition to the above teams, you may also rotate through one or more of the following areas: Commercial Sales, Rates, Business Development and Strategy or Customer Collaboration.

Qualifications and Education


  • Results-oriented individual with a proven ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholder groups to deliver on objectives and priorities;

  • Attention to detail and ability to capture and report information accurately;

  • Able to analyze information to identify trends and critical relationships to determine underlying issues;

  • Ability to anticipate issues and proactively put forward solutions;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

  • Strong business acumen and ability to apply skills in a commercial environment;

  • Ability to multitask and utilize good time management skills;

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to work effectively with coworkers and customers;

  • Demonstrated ability and professionalism in dealing with sensitive information and urgent matters;

  • Ability to work both independently and with others in a collaborative team environment.


  • Must have obtained (or will obtain) a degree in Commerce/Business or Economics by the anticipated start date of early May 2017;

  • Related experience in an office setting is considered an asset;

  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Suite, with intermediate Excel skills.

*This position requires candidates to:

  • Participate in a developmental role, which will require the individual to move and rotate through different business areas;

  • Work shifts during rotation (includes evening and weekend shifts);

  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license;

  • Provide a driver’s abstract for review;

  • Travel to other company locations for temporary assignments, meetings or training which would involve some overnight stays away from home.

*Depending on the qualifications of the applicants, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.

Applicants must have legal authorization to work in the country in which the position is based with no restrictions.

All positions require background screening. Some include criminal and/or credit checks in order to comply with regulations.

Please apply to this posting by [[req_postingEnd]]. To apply, go to and enter reference code [[id]]. Only applications submitted through the TransCanada Careers website will be acknowledged.

TransCanada is an equal opportunity employer.

Make what you do matter.

At TransCanada we dream big, think big and do big things. For over 60 years, we've had the vision and scale to deliver big things that matter to the world. From supplying reliable and efficient energy to millions of North Americans with our pipelines, gas storage and power generation facilities, we believe in making big things possible.

TransCanada is looking for people who are willing to think about the future...and think big. We're looking for people who are ready to take on the most significant challenges of their careers and define energy infrastructure in North America.

Thank you for choosing TransCanada in your career search.