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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

Our representatives attend over 100 career-related community events each year including: Career Fairs, Internship Fairs, Resume Reviews, Mock Interviews and Judge Competitions.

Invite us to your next event to learn about the many exciting careers available at SMUD and why we’ve earned our reputation as one of the best places to work in Sacramento.

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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 high school or 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

Information Technology

We offer a range challenging and rewarding careers in information technology. With positions in information security, strategy, operations and more, our collaborative and diverse workforce is shaping the way we do business. Explore the paths you can take in information technology fields.


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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