The Energy (ENGY) cluster includes industries associated with the production and distribution of energy, as well as the waste disposal industries associated with the remediation and environmental cleanup related to energy production.

In the cluster you will find a wide variety of industries, from petroleum refineries to battery manufacturing to generator manufacturing.

Career pathways in Energy

Career pathways are valuable tools that help both job seekers and employers share an understanding of the pathways of job and training opportunities in the North Central Pennsylvania Workforce Development Area.

OccupationsTop skillsSalary range
HS Diploma or Equivalency
  • Helpers, Production Workers
  • Weatherization Installers and Technicians
  • applies health and safety concepts
  • listens with understanding
Certificate (1-2 years)
  • Machinists
  • Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators
  • solves problems
  • observes critically
Associate’s Degree (2 years)
  • Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanics and Installers
  • Industrial Machinery Mechanics
  • Manufacturing Production Technicians
  • listens with understanding
  • makes decisions
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (4+ years)
  • First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
  • Supervisors-Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
  • demonstrates effective interpersonal relations
  • demonstrates quality consciousness