REAP is not currently hiring
The clean energy sector offers well paid, long term jobs. REAP is focused on initiatives that prepare students in Alaska’s K-12 schools, vocational programs and Universities for employment in the clean energy value chain. $250 billion clean energy industry is one of the fastest growing in the world. Energy efficiency in Alaska alone is predicted to create 2,600 permanent, annual jobs for the next 30 years. Renewable-diesel hybrid microgrids in remote villages demand blue-collar jobs that compliment a subsistence lifestyle. Energy efficiency jobs demand Do-It-Yourself craftsmanship, attention to detail, basic computer familiarity, and customer service. And importantly, clean energy jobs are typically gender-neutral opportunities.
As an example, jobs in the wind sector in Alaska range from Operation & Maintenance leads, service technicians, Balance-of-Plant technicians, customer service representatives, electricians, and administrators, lawyers, and managers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average wind technician earns between $51,000 and $71,000 a year.