Career Opportunities in the Energy Industry

Career Opportunities in the Energy Industry

by Allan Taylor
     
 

Energy is what people use to exist, to grow, and to make their lives easier. The world's reliance on oil, gas, coal, and electric power will evolve over the next several decades, but it is unlikely to disappear. Companies in the U.S. energy sector take in nearly {dollar}1 trillion in revenue annually, out of the {dollar}17 trillion earned by all U.S. businesses. As…  See more details below

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Energy is what people use to exist, to grow, and to make their lives easier. The world's reliance on oil, gas, coal, and electric power will evolve over the next several decades, but it is unlikely to disappear. Companies in the U.S. energy sector take in nearly {dollar}1 trillion in revenue annually, out of the {dollar}17 trillion earned by all U.S. businesses. As many in the industry reach retirement age, demand for workers is expected to grow. In more than 70 career profiles, Career Opportunities in the Energy Industry details more than 135 jobs in this vital industry, including Coal Gasification Engineer, Geoscience Technician, Electrical Engineer, Power Plant Operator, Line Installer and Repairer, Nuclear Engineer, Geophysicist, Chemical Engineer, Petroleum Engineer, Refinery Operator, Oil Well Driller, Electrician, Geologist, Solar Engineer, Engineering Technician.

Throughout the book, the reader will find a quick-reference Career Profile for each job summarizing its notable features, a Career Ladder illustrating frequent routes to and from the position described, and a comprehensive text pointing out special skills, education, training, and various associations relevant to each post. Appendixes list educational institutions, periodicals, professional associations, and useful industry Web sites.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816069170
Publisher:
Checkmark Books
Publication date:
07/15/2008
Series:
Career Opportunities Series
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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