Transition to a career in energy!

Energy careers offer job stability, hands-on work, and opportunities for advancement.

Transition to a career in energy!

Energy careers offer job stability, hands-on work, and opportunities for advancement.

Do you like working with your hands?

Do you like working indoors or outdoors?

Do you enjoy trying to find solutions to problems?

Do you prefer working alone or as part of a team?

How do you respond to crisis situations?

Do you consider yourself a "techie," always keeping up with the latest technological developments?

Would you be open to earning your CDL driver's license to operate larger vehicles and trucks?

Would you be comfortable working within confined spaces? Example scenario: Squeezing into or under tight places between parts of a machine (similar to the space under a bed).

Would you be comfortable working while elevated to high places? Example scenario: Climbing poles of 40-50 feet, similar to standing on the balcony of a three-story building (supported by safety equipment).

Would you be comfortable working in noisy environments? Example scenario: Being around heavy machinery such as generators, motors, etc. (with protective hearing equipment).

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Plant Operator

You may be a good fit as a:

Plant Operator!

Plant operators are in charge of controlling and monitoring the cutting-edge power plants that generate energy for millions of homes and businesses. If you’re good at solving problems and concentrating on tasks, sometimes under noisy conditions (with hearing protection), find out more!

Learn more about what plant operators do and the skills and training that are required.

Lineworker

You may be a good fit as a:

Lineworker!

Enjoy being outdoors and having a great view from up high? As a lineworker, you would climb poles or use truck-mounted buckets to install and repair cables, wires, and other critical transmission and distribution equipment that help power our communities.

Learn more about what lineworkers do and the skills and training that are required.

Engineer

You may be a good fit as an:

Engineer!

Enjoy finding new and better ways of doing things? The energy industry employs many types of engineers, all helping improve systems and create more efficient ways to generate, transmit, and use power.

Learn more about what plant operators do and the skills and training that are required.

Utility Technician

You may be a good fit as a:

Utility Technician!

If you are good at problem-solving and fixing things, one of the wide variety of utility technician jobs could be right for you! You would be in charge of making sure machines, mechanical equipment, and buildings are working properly and in good condition.

Learn more about what utility technicians do and the skills and training that are required.

Gas Technician

You may be a good fit as a:

Gas Technician!

Gas technicians cut, position, and weld pipes for steam and/or gas mains and are essential for the smooth operation of both electric and gas utilities. Being able to follow instructions as well as understand customer needs are key requirements for the job.

Learn more about what gas technicians do and the skills and training that are required.