Understanding Occupational and Skill Demand in New Jersey’s Utilities Industry Electric, Gas, Water and Sewer, and Local Telephone Services

June 30, 2005

Ready for the Job report on the utilities industry.

Discusses trends that have changed the utilities workforce; summarizes the skill, knowledge, and educational requirements of key occupations in gas, electric, water and sewer, and telephone services; and identifies strategies for meeting the workforce challenges facing the industry. This report was part of the Heldrich Center's "Ready for the Job" study about industries and careers in New Jersey.