The power utility field is in the middle of a huge shift. The current workforce is aging out of the profession and creating a high demand for young professionals (with the proper training and skills) to take their place. But where are all of these job opportunities?
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Anyone thinking about becoming a power utility technician probably has a lot of questions. What kind of job title would I have? How many jobs are there? How much do power utility professionals make?
1.2 Million Clean Job Opportunities Available in First Quarter of 2015, According to Ecotech Institute’s Clean Jobs Index
California had the most openings in renewable energy jobs, followed by Texas and New York
May 21, 2015 -Denver, Colo.-.-Ecotech Institute's Clean Jobs Index reported more than one million green energy job postings across the nation in the first quarter of 2015. The Clean Jobs Index classifies clean energy jobs based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics description, which says that clean jobs are jobs in businesses that produce goods or provide services that benefit the environment or conserve natural resources. The classification also includes jobs in which workers' duties involve making their establishment's production processes more environmentally friendly or use fewer natural resources.
The jobs are out there, but where? The renewable energy and sustainability industries offer untapped opportunity for trained and skilled workers who seek a career. Find out more in this 30-minute webinar, part of the "Living the Ecotech Lifestyle" series.