The utility industry is becoming more complex. Advancements in technology and evolving industry requirements have changed the skill sets and qualifications we look for in our job candidates.
And, as you can see from the diagram above, MP&W offers a variety of career opportunities, including professional, technical and skilled trades. These career paths require varying levels of experience and education/training. While our entry level, unskilled jobs require only a high school education or equivalent, getting hired for or advancing into mid-level skilled and technical positions generally requires greater skill sets and completion of one or more of the following:
- a degree from a college, university, or vocational training at a two-year technical college
- a formal training program to obtain required licenses/certifications
- an apprenticeship program and on-the-job experience
It's a challenging but exciting time to work in the utility industry. You can find a rewarding and successful career at MP&W - check us out today!
Opportunities exist in:
- Customer Services
- Marketing & Sales
- Information Technology
- Technical Services
- Power Plant Operations
- Electric Line Work
- Skilled Trades
- Water Production & Distribution
When you join the Muscatine Power and Water family, you join a diverse workforce. You can expect to cross career paths with many other team members creating an exciting, multi-dimensional work culture where your knowledge and skills are respected and appreciated.
The utility industry has a great need to replace retiring workers in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and match. MP&W supports the initiatives of STEM, which advocates education and careers in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. We offer scholarships to students pursuing STEM learning opportunities and careers in the utility industry. Valued, well compensated, needed…consider a STEM career today!
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