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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Hydropower Industry Jobs

The hydropower industry employs over 300,000 workers and continues to grow. Estimates show that 1.4 million jobs could be created by 2025. The Hydropower Research Foundation helps students prepare for a career in the hydropower industry at Hiring for Hydro events.

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Recent Posts

Shoreline Community College awarded NSF grant

Shoreline Community College was awarded a National Science Foundation grant to enhance its Clean Energy Technology (CET) program over the next three years. The $168,242 grant will assure that the CET program is equipped to ensure students develop a skill set that prepares them for high-skill technology jobs in the field of clean energy. Careers…

PNCECE’s Strategic Plan for 2017-2020

Over the past year, the PNCECE Advisory Board, comprised of energy industry and labor leaders along with education partners, thoughtfully considered the issues and challenges facing our Center, our students, Washington’s Community and Technical College system, and the energy industry in the Pacific Northwest. We engaged with focus groups across Washington State for a candid…

Washington Jobs Project: A Guide to Creating Jobs in Grid Modernization

The American Jobs Project seeks to provide a research-driven guide for state and local leaders who want to ensure quality jobs for Washingtonians. The Washington Jobs Project: A Guide to Creating Jobs in Grid Modernization was created by the American Jobs Project in partnership with the University of Washington and Western Washington University. Information was…

Annual Best Practices Summit agenda now available!

On behalf of the Washington Clean Energy and Construction Centers of Excellence, we are pleased to share the full Program Agenda for the 12th Annual Best Practices Summit on June 1 and 2 in the new Centralia College TransAlta Commons building. We have an exciting venue lined up ranging from Mark Taylor, an expert on…