US Business Network for Offshore Wind Hosting Career Fair
The U.S. offshore wind non-profit organization Business Network for Offshore Wind is hosting a national offshore wind job fair on June 22, which is expected to be attended by hundreds of job seekers at the event. major offshore wind companies have already signed up, including Ørsted, Avangrid, Eversource and Fugro.
According to the organization.
This is the third job fair organized by the network, designed for people considering their next career change or looking to get into offshore wind, offering the opportunity to apply for posted jobs and talk Company recruiters for current and upcoming jobs (in the next 6 to 12 months).
Following a recent round of federal and state announcements committing and opening regions to offshore wind, growing the industry to meet those commitments will require skilled talent, the network said.
“This is an unprecedented year for offshore wind – since the approval of Vineyard Wind, the opening of the California coast and more and more states embracing offshore wind in their clean energy portfolios. All these milestones will stimulate the renewable energy sector and stimulate job creation ”, mentionned Liz Burdock, President and CEO of the Business Network for Offshore Wind. “As the industry grows, the network remains committed to creating a strong local supply chain, including developing a skilled and diverse workforce.