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. 

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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.