Companies Look to Recruit More Younger Workers to Fill Energy Positions

 Jan 26 2018
North Dakota's more than 100 billion dollar energy industry is one of many facing an aging workforce.

And to fill positions baby boomers are looking to a younger generation for help.

It isn't a new problem but more energy companies are searching for time and talent from a slightly younger crowd.

"We have to replace those aging workers with newer workers which are considered to be the millennials, " Todd Schock, training superintendent, Andeavor Refinery, Dickinson says.

And for North Dakota energy, what's inside the Bismarck State College Energy Center is one of its most valuable resources.


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