Nrl Launches Construction Talent Pool For Edmonton Energy Recovery Facility

NRL launches construction talent pool for Edmonton Energy Recovery Facility

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NRL launches construction talent pool for Edmonton Energy Recovery Facility

  • Publish Date: Posted about 1 month ago
  • Author: Marketing Team

Technical engineering recruitment specialists NRL, have announced the launch of a talent pool to manage construction roles on the new Edmonton Energy Recovery Facility (ERF).

Working in partnership with ACCIONA, who are responsible for the construction project, the new state-of-the-art ERF will replace the existing facility as part of the wider North London Heat and Power Project that is transforming Edmonton EcoPark.

The dedicated talent pool is set to serve as a central hub for all sub-contractors engaged in the project to draw skills from, as well as ensuring candidates have a single place to register and hear about the latest opportunities to work on the construction phase of the project. To register to join the construction talent pool, NRL has launched a website and online recruitment process at – and is inviting people with a broad range of skills to apply to join the talent pool. Once registered, NRL’s team will review applications and undertake various checks (such as qualification and certification verification) before welcoming candidates into the talent pool. The project team will then keep applicants up-to-date with the various work packages planned onsite, to let them know when work is available that matches their qualifications and skillset.

The primary focus will be initially for skilled trades roles including Rigger/ Erectors, Mechanical Fitters, Pipefitters, Welders, Platers, Electricians, Scaffolders and Thermal Insulators.

Opportunities for other skills will be promoted as sub-contractors start to mobilise to the project and identify their requirements.

The site is operating under the National Agreement for the Engineering Construction Industry (NAECI), ensuring standardised working rules, conditions, and welfare for all workers. The creation of the talent pool is another way to ensure everyone on the project has the same access to sub-contractor work opportunities, without having to keep a keen eye on the project progress as sub-contractors are appointed in the coming months and years.

Discussing the project talent pool, NRL’s Group Director Greg Compton said,

"We're proud to be working with ACCIONA to create a construction talent pool that will ensure candidates have access to job opportunities across the supply chain for the Energy Recovery Facility project.

Our expertise supporting NAECI projects spans 20 years, so it’s a pleasure to be able to bring this to the ERF project site and work with candidates to create a central point to hear about work when it becomes available. Our project team will be on hand to work with sub-contractors and understand their staffing requirements, so we can continue to grow and develop the project talent pool.”