Getting Started in Electricity

Over 100,000 people work in Canada’s electricity sector: some work in generation, transmission, and distribution, and others work in energy efficiency, smart systems, manufacturing, and all levels of the supply chain. There are many streams into these careers: everyone from self-taught contractors in emerging fields to infrastructure engineers can find an opportunity in the industry. Regardless of your interests or background, there are so many diverse careers in electricity⁠—and at least one that’s a great fit for you.

While Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) is not a recruiting firm, we are experts in Canada’s electricity workforce, and eager to help you find a pathway to a rewarding career. Whether you’re a student or looking to make a career transition, learn about how you can find a job in one of the most exciting and rewarding sectors in our economy.