Careers at SMUD

We're proud of our reputation as one of the best places to work in Sacramento. Happy, satisfied and engaged employees create a workplace that best serves our customers. That's one reason we're first among all California utilities in customer satisfaction.

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Our culture, history and location make us a great place to work. 
Great pay, insurance benefits and a pension are some of the comprehensive benefits we offer.

What is it like to work at SMUD?

A lot of talented individuals work here – information technology specialists, engineers, customer service representatives, line workers, administrative support, mechanics, energy specialists, and many other professions.

SMUD is a great place to work. Here are just a few of the reasons why:

  • Challenging and fulfilling work
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • An inclusive and diverse culture
  • An appealing region in which to live
  • SMUD's reputation as a national energy leader

We're a community-owned, not-for-profit utility that's changing the way the world uses energy. Come join us and create a brighter future for yourself.

Join our team

SMUD honors the men and women who proudly serve our nation.

The skills you learned in the military would be a great fit at SMUD: leadership, community, duty, loyalty, ingenuity, planning and preparation, mission execution, employee development, decision making and teamwork.

If you attend college, we may have a job for you.

We're looking for full-time students who can work up to 20 hours per week during the academic year. During the summer and academic breaks, students can work up to 130 hours per month when work is available.

Career paths at SMUD

At SMUD, you'll find opportunities to meet your lifelong career goals.

Engineering careers

SMUD offers exciting careers in engineering. From civil, electrical or mechanical fields, explore the paths you can take. 

 

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Information Technology

We were voted one of the 100 Best Places to Work in IT by ComputerWorld magazine for 7 years in a row.

 

Best Places to Work in IT by ComputerWorld


Skilled crafts positions

We have a variety of skilled crafts positions at SMUD. We offer challenging and rewarding positions in a variety of fields, from entry/apprentice levels through journey, senior, and foreman levels.

Administrative and professional positions

It takes all kinds of individuals to power our community. Our many different departments work together to keep our business thriving. At SMUD, we offer an array of administrative and professional positions for individuals looking to begin or advance their careers.

Check out a sample of careers available

Benefits

SMUD's benefits include competitive pay, medical and retirement plans, tuition reimbursement and more.

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