The hydropower industry is facing a significant wave of retirements over the coming years, and many companies are currently looking to hire replacements for aging workers. In this session, hiring managers and students seeking to join the hydropower industry will discuss — from their unique perspectives — what is involved in attracting, hiring and retaining the next generation of the hydro workforce. This session will provide valuable insights for anyone hiring, looking to enter the industry or even considering a job change.
Chris Aguilera, senior recruiter, water and hydropower business, Black & Veatch
Jonathan Hegeberg, mechanical engineering student, Portland State University
Lorna Klemanski, managing director — human resources, Chelan County PUD
John Sagerser, manager — Rock Island engineering and project management, Chelan County PUD
Sponsored By: Hydro Component Systems, LLC
As a pioneer in debris capture solutions for water intake environments, Hydro Component Systems (HCS) not only manufactures trash racks and rakers, we also use them at our own hydroelectric projects. Projects include various water intake environments including power generation, wastewater treatment plants, steel mills, municipal water intakes, storm water pump stations, petro chemical plants and custom applications. We’ve deliver project solutions for over 30 years!
Please visit us at: www.hydrocomponentsystems.com