Careers in Utilities | Utility Job Descriptions

It is imperative for utility companies to be competitive in the labor market, not only amongst other utility companies, but increasingly, amongst companies outside the utilities sector (i.e. financial firms, SaaS companies, and startups).

Use the sample job descriptions below to assist you in creating a compelling job description:

Whether it's grid modernization, data analytics, digital transformation, or pending retirements, there are many factors that will require not only upskilling current employees, but attracting professionals outside the utilities industry with the skillsets to propel the utilities industry in the future. Further, with the increased emphasis on attracting diverse candidates, it is even more critical that all aspects of your recruiting strategy and workflow remain competitive.

With that being said, creating a compelling job description is one of the most essential items to attracting the most qualified candidates for your job. A great job description can help your jobs stand out from the crowd, and are where you begin potentially marketing the utilities industry, your company and your job to your future employees.

A job description has the following sections:

  1. Job Title
  2. Job Summary/Brief
  3. Responsibilities/Duties
  4. Qualifications/Skills
  5. Salary/Benefits (optional)

When writing an effective job description it is important to find the right balance between providing enough detail so candidates understand the role and company while keeping it concise and to the point.

Use these job description samples to help you in creating your next job posting. Or if you’re ready to hire, post your job on Careers in Utilities.