Description - Career Opportunities in the Energy Industry by Allan Taylor
This is an essential guide to 70 careers in the energy industry.Today's fast-expanding energy sector has a tremendous impact on almost every facet of our lives. Energy companies are required to address questions of crucial importance to the economy, and their actions affect foreign policy, our environment, our ability to travel and work, the cost of nearly everything we purchase, and the overall health of our families. Energy-related businesses employ nearly 2.5 million people, or 2 per cent of the entire annual U.S. workforce. Employing workers ranging from manual laborers and research scientists to highly trained technicians and expert businesspeople, the field of energy offers a vast range of career opportunities.""Career Opportunities in the Energy Industry"" profiles 70 careers in all branches and facets of the industry and provides extensive appendixes for further research and job planning. A helpful glossary defines key terms.Career profiles include: electrical and electronics installer and repairer; geoscience technician; hazardous materials removal worker; hot-cell technician; natural gas processing plant operator; nuclear engineer; oil well driller; petroleum engineer; power distributor and dispatcher; solar engineer; and, more.
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Author Biography - Allan Taylor
Allan Taylor is the associate editor of The Encyclopedia of Ethnic Groups in Hollywood and the coauthor of Career Opportunities in Writing. He lives in Los Angeles, California. James Robert Parish is the coauthor of Career Opportunities in Writing and the author of numerous titles in the Ferguson Career Biographies series. He lives in Studio City, California. Jeff Fulmer holds an M.S. in petroleum engineering from the University of Southern California and a B.S. in geological engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. He lives in historic Fredericksburg, Virginia.