Who We Are

Michigan Energy Workforce Development Consortium (MEWDC) is an industry-led partnership of more than 50 representatives of industry, workforce, education and veterans. It was established in 2008 to address current and future workforce issues that are crucial to building and sustaining Michigan’s energy industry.
There are great reasons why you should consider a job in the Energy Industry.



Michigan’s energy industry accounts for more than 116,000 energy-related careers with total demand projected to increase by 7.5 percent between 2020 and 2030.

With a wide range of careers from lineworker to pipefitters to a power plant operator there is sure to be a career in energy that is right for you.

Possible Career paths include:

  • Lineworker 
  • Wind Turbine Service Technician
  • Utility Technician 
  • Pipefitter 
  • Power Plant Operator 
  • Electrical Engineers 

National Apprenticeship Week

November 13-19, 2023

MEWDC Summit

Are You Ready for Exponential Change in Energy?

June 28, 2023

Agenda & More Information


Careers in Energy Spotlights

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 Electrical Power-Line Installer or Repairer

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Line Technician