HAMILTON, NJ –  To connect prospective employees with a wide-range of career opportunities in the utility industry, Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee Chairman Wayne P. DeAngelo (D-Hamilton) announced Friday that the 5th Annual Utility Job and Career Fair, held in partnership with the New Jersey Utilities Association (NJUA), will take place on Monday, October 28. 

The free event will take place from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Conference Center at Mercer, located at Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road in West Windsor and is open to all members of the public seeking to connect with the state’s leading companies in the water, energy, and telecommunications industries.  

“It is more important than ever to host this industry specific Career Fair as the companies work to meet the needs of an evolving energy industry and aging workforce. It is estimated that almost 55 percent of the electric and natural gas public utility workforce across the country may need to be regenerated in the next ten years,” said DeAngelo.  

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“There is such a wide-range of careers in the industry that prospective employees can explore at the career fair. From job opportunities to training and educational programs, we can help guide and prepare a potential workforce to meet our current and future utility needs.” 

Participating NJUA member companies include Aqua, Atlantic City Electric, Elizabethtown Gas, Jersey Central Power & Light/A FirstEnergy Company, Middlesex Water Company, New Jersey American Water, New Jersey Resources, PSE&G, South Jersey Gas, South Jersey Industries and SUEZ.  Additional companies have also been invited to participate.  

To register for this free Career Fair or more information, contact Assemblyman DeAngelo’s office at asmdeangelo@njleg.org or (609) 631-7501.

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