Careers in Utilities Week

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FOLSOM, N.J. – Oct. 17, 2019 – To celebrate the third-annual New Jersey Careers in Utilities Week, South Jersey Gas and Atlantic City Electric hosted events at two local technical schools – Cumberland County Technical Education Center and Atlantic County Institute of Technology.  
More than 400 total students participated in the events, which featured Legacy Nexus Foundation Executive Director and Founder, Charles Wilson, a utility employee panel discussion and utility truck tours.
At both schools, David Robbins, President, South Jersey Gas and Susan Coan, Region Vice President, Atlantic City Electric spoke with students about the potential career opportunities in the industry.
“We are proud to support the communities where we live and work”, said Robbins. “That’s why we celebrated Careers in Utilities Week supporting the next generation of utility talent at schools in the neighborhoods we serve.”
Careers in Utilities Week provides New Jersey utilities with the opportunity to celebrate the industry and highlight the importance of having a prepared and highly trained workforce to support the continued delivery of safe, reliable, affordable service as well as the state economy.
"We understand the importance of workforce development and the amazing talent of the students at our local technical schools," said Coan. "We value opportunities like this to meet with students and are committed to investing in their future through efforts like our workforce development program that is actively training the future of the energy industry."
In 2016, the state of New Jersey designated every third week in October as New Jersey Careers in Utilities Week. The week is an opportunity to celebrate the utility industry and highlight the importance of having a prepared and highly trained workforce to support the continued delivery of safe, reliable, affordable service as well as the state’s economy.
About South Jersey Gas
South Jersey Gas, subsidiary of SJI (NYSE:SJI), delivers safe, reliable, affordable natural gas and promotes energy efficiency to approximately 385,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland, Salem, and portions of Gloucester, Burlington and Camden counties in New Jersey. For more information, visit
About Atlantic City Electric
Atlantic City Electric is a unit of Exelon Corporation (Nasdaq: EXC), the nation’s leading energy provider, with approximately 10 million customers. Atlantic City Electric provides safe and reliable energy service to approximately 556,000 customers in southern New Jersey. In 2018, Atlantic City Electric joined four South Jersey workforce development boards and three vocational schools to launch a six-year $6.5-million program to educate the workforce needed to fill future energy jobs across New Jersey.  

About SJI

SJI (NYSE: SJI), an energy services holding company based in Folsom, NJ, delivers energy services to its customers through three primary subsidiaries. SJI Utilities, SJI's regulated natural gas utility business, delivers safe, reliable, affordable natural gas to approximately 681,000 South Jersey Gas, Elizabethtown Gas and Elkton Gas customers in New Jersey and Maryland. SJI's non-utility businesses within South Jersey Energy Solutions promote efficiency, clean technology and renewable energy by providing customized wholesale commodity marketing and fuel management services; and developing, owning and operating on-site energy production facilities. SJI Midstream houses the company's interest in the PennEast Pipeline Project. Visit for more information about SJI and its subsidiaries.

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