Strategic HR, Training

Workforce Development Program Powers up Careers in Utility Industry

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) recognizes the importance of supporting workforce and economic development initiatives, employing veterans, and doing its part to close the so-called skills gap.

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Based in San Francisco, PG&E is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the country—employing more than 20,000 employees and delivering energy to nearly 16 million people in Northern and Central California.

The company says that closing the skills gap is one of the best ways to “bring high-quality job opportunities to local communities and help them thrive.” PG&E’s PowerPathway program is helping the utility accomplish that goal.

PowerPathway is a nationally recognized workforce development program. PG&E explains that the program “aligns with various lines of business to create a qualified and sustainable pipeline of candidates for PG&E and the utility industry through public-private collaborations.”

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