WISE Grant

This $9,994,854 million project brings together the clean energy, advanced manufacturing and construction sectors to prepare participants for employment in entry level, pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship occupations. It addresses the unique needs of unemployed, or under-employed dislocated workers, using innovative and sophisticated strategies.

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Job Board

We have compiled a list of energy industry employers in each of our partnering states of Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, and Washington to help job seekers find and apply for openings in their field.

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Industry Skill Standards

The Energy Industry Skill Standards specify the critical work functions, key activities, performance indicators and knowledge, skills, and abilities an individual needs to succeed in certain energy-related occupations.

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Recent Posts

Cantwell: We must shrink the skills gap, invest in energy workforce training

Energy Department Releases New Data on Energy Workforce Employment Read DOE’s jobs report Washington, D.C. – Today, Ranking Member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) applauded the U.S. Department of Energy’s new report on national energy employment and urged support of energy workforce training programs. “This report reinforces findings from…

BPA Apprentice Positions Open

Entry level jobs available within the electric power trades. Military vets encouraged to apply. Apprentice vacancies for Electrician, Lineman, and Substation Operator have been announced at Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). These positions are open to apply from Friday, Jan. 13 through Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. BPA is seeking individuals who desire a challenging, but highly…

2017 Best Practices Summit

Please hold the dates for the 2017 Energy & Construction Best Practices Summit, June 1 & 2, at Centralia College in our new TransAlta Commons. This year’s theme is “Solutions for a Multi-Generational Workforce,” with keynote speaker Mark Taylor, an award-winning speaker recognized internationally as an educator, expert, and consultant on the forefront of transformations in…

Energy Northwest plans largest industrial-scale solar station in state

Energy Northwest plans a first-of-a-kind solar power generating and storage facility just north of Richland, thanks to the recent award of a Washington State Clean Energy Fund grant. It will be used to demonstrate and research an improved battery system that could make intermittent renewable energy more practical. It could help stabilize Richland city electricity…