STUDENTS! WE WANT YOU!
On Wednesday February 21st, 2018, students who are taking coursework in electrical, renewable energy coursework, electronics, industrial technology, electricians, electrician apprentices, meter and relaying technicians, communications technicians, SCADA engineers, journeymen, welders, machinist, energy systems engineering, utility resources, transmission, or other related coursework are invited to apply to attend Hiring for Hydro.
Here is how to Apply:
Students are asked to complete a short application with contact information, why they are interested in attending this Hiring for Hydro event and what coursework they have taken related to hydropower. This information is due by January 5, 2018.
Once selected into the program the Hydro Research Foundation will work with students to get a resume polished and help students be prepared for this exciting opportunity.
What Is It?
Be part of the inaugural Hiring for Hydro—a recruiting and educational event designed to attract and recruit bright, capable new workforce entrants to hydropower in the Pacific Northwest Region. At this event, selected students, educators, hydro companies and their recruiters will meet for an action-packed day!
Timeline until Hiring for Hydro - February 21, 2018
The Original Renewable Energy is
The hydropower industry employs over 300,000 workers. With an expanding fleet of hydropower and a retiring workforce, now is the time to join the industry. Hydropower continues to grow and an estimated 700,000 jobs will be created by 2025. This industry is stable, pays well, and provides benefits that are hard to beat.
For more information on jobs in hydro check out NHA's website, and the resources tab.
2018 Participating Organizations
- U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
- Chelan County PUD
-International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)
- Idaho Power
- Lewis County PUD
- Portland General Electric
- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
With support from
- Northwest Hydroelectric Association
Jobs Available in the Hydropower Industry