America’s Premier Competitive Power Company
... Creating Power for a Sustainable Future



A career at Calpine means being part of a values-driven company that serves as a model for the future of power production. Every business, manufacturer and consumer needs a reliable, cost-effective source of energy – and they increasingly demand that the power they use be generated in an environmentally responsible manner. While many power companies struggle with the imperative of balancing reliability with sustainability, Calpine is blazing trails on America’s journey toward a clean-power future.

Whether you help run a state-of-the-art, natural-gas-fired power plant, serve as a steward of geothermal resources at The Geysers, oversee maintenance of turbines and generators, sell the electricity we produce, or work in any of our corporate roles, Calpine provides opportunities to grow your career and make a difference.

Who We Hire

Whether you are a seasoned professional who wants to expand your horizons, a recent graduate ready to build a rewarding career, or a student seeking an internship that offers real-world experience, Calpine provides meaningful opportunities and challenges. 


Operator Technician

Whether you are beginning your power operations career or bring years of experience to the job, Calpine offers opportunities across the nation to ensure our plants are online and running to meet customer needs. The Operator Tech I level requires a high school diploma and some trade school or military experience. Calpine offers robust plant progression and tuition reimbursement programs to help employees advance to higher levels of proficiency.

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IC&E Technicians

Instrumentation Controls and Electrical (IC&E) System Technicians play vital roles by proactively monitoring system needs and upgrades. Calpine offers three levels of opportunity for entry, journey-level and advanced professionals at plants across the nation. Experience with DCS programming and configuration is needed, and Calpine will help those beginning their careers gain certifications and licensures in the field.

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Accountant II

Based in our Houston corporate office, senior-level accounting professionals gain experience as technical project leaders and build valuable professional contacts while learning about accounting for the power industry. Search our current job openings today for opportunities in corporate, plant or commodity accounting.

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Commercial & Industrial Sales Leadership

Calpine Energy Solutions, headquartered in San Diego, California, provides opportunities for Sales Managers and Directors throughout its regional offices to grow their careers in the commercial and industrial retail power sector by identifying cost-saving and value-added opportunities to serve our customers’ often complex needs. Qualifications for these positions include bachelor’s degrees (MBAs preferred) and relevant experience.

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who we are

Power plant operators, electricity market analysts, retail customer service representatives and geothermal steam well drilling managers – these are just a few of the vital roles played by members of Calpine’s diverse and dedicated team. From California to Texas to Maine, Calpine employees are making valuable contributions to the company and their communities.

Why we work here

Calpine provides a generous health plan along with salary and bonus programs. And working for Calpine is about much more than our competitive pay and benefits. It’s an opportunity to be a part of producing a cost-effective, reliable product that everyone needs – and that raises the bar for environmental stewardship in the industry.