Tuesday, March 11, 2014

PG&E partnering with Veterans to further their education

Entry to Electric Operations

PG&E’s PowerPathway™ is now accepting applications to the Entry to Electric Operations for Veterans program at American River College—a customized, 240 hour career prep course that will strengthen your candidacy for employment and add to your knowledge of the energy and utility industry.
Get the training you need 


Coursework includes technical, job-specific and soft skills training, as well as the physical conditioning needed to effectively compete for entry-level field jobs.
Prepare yourself with the skills you need to be considered for job opportunities in a high growth industry that offers good salaries and a variety of career opportunities.
 Are you mechanically or technically inclined or like working with electronics?
 Do you have construction-related skills?
 Do you like working outdoors in a physically demanding work environment?
 Are you available to relocate and work emergency overtime?

If this sounds like you, complete a course interest form today. We want to hear from you! PG&E utility/pre-apprentice workers earn starting salaries of up to $25 per hour with a competitive benefits package, including company-paid pension and matching 401(k), medical/dental/vision benefits, developmental opportunities, tuition reimbursement and much more.
Your career pathway to new energy jobs
PG&E’s PowerPathway has teamed up with the American River College, Sacramento Employment and Training Agency (SETA), Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD), and Roseville Electric to help military veterans prepare and compete for high demand jobs in the utility and energy industry.
To search for and apply to current openings at PG&E, please visit www.pge.com/careers.
Apply online www.pge.com/powerpathway
Recently separated (2011-present) and eligible spouses are encouraged to apply!
To apply for consideration, complete our online course interest form. The Entry to Electric Operations for Veterans program will be held at:
American River College
March 31 – May 23, 2014
Monday-Friday, 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Application deadline EXTENDED: 02/14/2014
This is a Veterans only training program
Background, physical and drug checks are required for program eligibility.