Skilled trade workers keep our systems running and our energy flowing. And many of them learned the tools of their trade right here at Idaho Power. From lineworkers and generation specialists to stations and meter technicians (and more!), our apprenticeship programs prepare the future of our workforce to provide safe, reliable, clean energy for the communities we serve.

Perks of an Idaho Power Apprenticeship

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Work in the great outdoors.
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Learn an in-demand trade safely.

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Earn a competitive salary.

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Accrue generous paid time off.
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Enjoy excellent health benefits for you and your family.

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Earn 45 credits toward an associate degree.

Types of Apprenticeships


Apprenticeship applicants must be at least 18 years old and meet all basic requirements as outlined above and listed on each job posting.

Why Choose Idaho Power

Apprentices spend three to four years working on our crews to learn their trade and everything it takes to power our communities. While they’re learning, we provide excellent pay and benefits, stable employment, career-advancement opportunities and the chance to make an impact in their communities. Simply put, apprentices get paid to learn!

We invest a lot in our apprentices, including the opportunity to train at our state-of-the-art Skills Training Center. Through a combination of on-the-job training, classroom learning and specialized certifications, our apprentices graduate from their programs ready to work anywhere in the energy industry. But many of our apprentices choose to stay on at Idaho Power, where we value safety, teamwork and innovation.

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A Lifetime Achievement

At the end of your apprenticeship, you’ll have:

  • The experience and certification you need to work anywhere in the United States
  • A stable, rewarding career to support your lifestyle and your family
  • The opportunity to turn your experience into an associate degree



See our Frequently Asked Questions for application process instructions. If you have additional questions or would like more information, email

Learn more about what to expect from an apprenticeship and career opportunities in the energy industry by visiting