Bipole III Transmission Line

Employment and business opportunities

Bipole III is a renewable energy project and 1 of the 20 largest projects under construction in North America.

We are committed to providing a safe and respectful workplace environment for all workers. This includes clear policies on drugs, alcohol, and violence in the workplace.

Employment opportunities

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Keewatinohk Converter Station

Keewatinohk Converter Station is located on the Nelson River, northeast of Gillam. Accommodations at Keewatinohk Lodge provide a home away from home experience for site workers:

  • spacious private rooms, each with a full-sized bed, ensuite washroom, television with free cable, desk, and free internet;
  • kitchen and dining facilities that provide healthy meals prepared fresh on-site, featuring a central dining room, outdoor patio, bistro, and lounge.

Play video: Keewatinohk Lodge: a home away from home. (4:45)

If you are interested in employment for this project, you must use the Job Referral Service set up by the provincial government’s department of Jobs and the Economy. You must renew with the Job Referral Service every 6 months to keep your registration active.

For more information about registering for jobs and training on the Keewatinohk Converter Station, email Employment Manitoba or call Toll-free 1-866-332-5077.

Hiring for the construction of the Keewatinohk Converter Station is ongoing and is directed by the terms of the Burntwood/Nelson Agreement.

Riel Converter Station.

Riel Converter Station

Riel Converter Station is located just east of Winnipeg. Hiring for the Riel construction is done by the contractor(s). Should you have any inquiries regarding available opportunities, please contact contractors directly.

Contractors and subcontractors:

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Transmission line

The transmission line will run from Keewatinohk to Riel. Construction will run seasonally with winter construction (November to April) in the north and summer construction (May to October) in the south.

Hiring for the transmission line is ongoing and is done by the contractor(s). For more information on employment, view the Transmission Line Agreement (PDF, 1.3 MB).

Business opportunities

The construction and ongoing operation of Bipole III and its converter stations are expected to create economic opportunities for years to come.

All vendor opportunities for the Bipole III project are managed by our Supply Chain Management department:

For regulatory filings, including the environmental protection plan, view the Bipole III document library.