Services & Utilities

What Do the Service & Utility Industries Look Like?

The services and utilities industry delivers services to the public, rather than a product. Services can include cable TV, internet services, and phone service. The utility industry provides electric, gas, solar, or water sources to power homes and businesses. The utility industry is on the rise due to expansion in the energy field to include solar power and alternate energy sources.

Types of Jobs

  • Cable/internet installer and technician
  • Lineman/power line maintenance
  • Field inspector
  • Solar panel installer
  • Cell phone repair technician
  • Customer service representative
  • Transit worker
  • Gasoline companies and station
  • Natural gas company field service technician

Requirements

  • Educational requirements vary significantly based on the job
  • Some positions may provide on-the-job training, while others may require certification for an accredited program

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