Cool Behaviors and Credentials

Think you got what it takes? Solid competencies and credentials are helpful if you want to be successful in a Cool Career. Being Cool in the workplace doesn’t just happen – you have to consistently demonstrate positive behavior, be competent with your workplace skills, knowledge, and ability, and be a mature, responsible person, just to be eligible for a Cool Career.

Personal Effectiveness

  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Reputation
  • Motivation
  • Dependability & Reliability
  • Self and Continued Learner
  • Flexibility & Adaptability

Workplace Competencies

  • Safety Awareness
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Follow Directions
  • Planning, organizing & scheduling
  • Problem solving & decision making
  • Ethics
  • Employability Skills
  • Working with basic Hand & Power Tools & Technology

Academic Competencies

  • Mathematics
  • Locating, Reading and Using Information
  • Writing
  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Critical & Analytical Thinking
  • Problem solving


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • National Career Readiness Certificate
  • Energy Industry Fundamentals
  • Energy Employability Skills Certificate
  • Energy Pathway completer
  • Job specific bootcamps certificate or credentials or Associate Degrees or Bachelor degrees
  • Commercial Drivers License Class A (specific position of interest)

Guidelines to disqualify an applicant from employment:

  • Positive results on drug screen
  • Positive results on nicotine screen
  • Felony conviction
  • Misdemeanor conviction or other pending charges or probation
  • Willful omission, misrepresentation or falsification of personal data on application
  • Unauthorized to work in the United States of America
  • Suspended or revoked driver’s license for any position which requires driving
  • Derogatory Motor vehicle Report ( specific positions)
  • Derogatory Credit History ( specific positions)

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