- How can I find out about open positions at CenterPoint Energy?
- Can I apply for more than one position at a time?
- When can I expect to hear from you?
- Will I be required to pass any kind of test?
- Can I access CenterPoint Energy career information through other sources?
- How do I find out more information about CenterPoint Energy?
- What benefits are offered to full time employees?
- Does CenterPoint Energy offer internship or co-op opportunities for students?
- What is the difference between a co-op and an intern?
- Why do I need to register on your site?
- How is job applicant information used?
- Why am I seeing a different screen when I view jobs on the CenterPoint Energy Careers Site?
- What if my application is in process in the previous system used prior to the launch of the new talent management system?
- Some of my information has changed. How do I update my profile?
- How can I change my password?
- If I change my e-mail address, should I create a new account with my new e-mail address?
- Who do I contact if I've been locked out of my account?
- What are the minimum viewing screen requirements?
- What browsers are supported by your talent management system?
- What do I do when I get an error message?
- How can I proceed to the next question when the system will not allow me to move forward?
Jobs are posted on our Careers site as they become available, so visit Search Jobs regularly to see what's new.
You may apply for as many positions as you like, as long as you meet the minimum qualifications. To qualify for a position, you must meet or exceed the minimum requirements listed on the job posting.
You can log into your account using your username and password and select My Jobpage and My Submissions at any time to review the status of your application.
Some positions require aptitude testing and/or a medical exam. If the position you applied for requires testing, you will be contacted and provided appropriate information. After completion of the test, you will receive a letter that notifies you whether you were successful on the test. Only those individuals who are successful on the test will proceed to the next steps of the recruiting process.
In addition to any applicable aptitude testing or medical exam, offers of employment at CenterPoint Energy are contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
If you are away from your computer, you may call our HR Hotline at 1-800-932-7444 or 713-207-7373, and select option 2 for Careers for a listing of our current openings.
You may visit the "About Us" section of our Web site at www.CenterPointEnergy.com for more information about our company.
CenterPoint Energy offers a comprehensive and flexible benefits package that includes a medical plan, dental plan and vision plan. See the Our Benefits section of this site for information.
Available internship and co-op opportunities are posted on our Careers site and selected schools in their career centers. CenterPoint Energy recruiters visit selected colleges, universities and trade schools in the spring and fall to recruit for internship, co-op and entry-level full time positions. To apply for an internship or co-op position, check available openings on our Careers site and your school's career center.
Co-op: Cooperative education provides full-time work experience that is completed during a student's college career. The job is related to the student's major, lasts more than one academic semester, is a paid a competitive hourly rate commensurate with their education level and is credited academically. CenterPoint Energy typically hires electrical and mechanical engineering students for the fall and spring semesters.
Intern: An internship is a short-term position, either during the summer or regular school year, which offers job-related experience to students in their field of study. Students are paid a competitive hourly rate commensurate with their education level. CenterPoint Energy has undergraduate and graduate summer internships in business, engineering and technology.
When you register on the site and create a profile, you can provide more detail about your qualifications and background than may be listed on your resume alone. This helps candidates and recruiters ensure the best possible match. In addition, you can check the status of your job postings online.
The CenterPoint Energy Privacy Agreement protects information provided by job seekers.
Applicant information is kept strictly confidential and can only be accessed by CenterPoint Energy's Human Resources staff to make employment-related decisions.
To support our new recruiting system, our online application has changed, effective March 25, 2013. You will need to create a new candidate profile and apply in the new system.
This does not impact your application in the prior system.
Our online application management system has changed. Due to this change, effective March 25, 2013, you will need to create a new candidate profile and apply in the new system.
You can then log in to your account using your newly created username and password, update your personal information profile and attach a new resume at any time.
You can change your password by using the forgot password function on the log-in portion of your application or profile. We'll send you an email right away with instructions.
No, just log in to your existing account and change your e-mail in the personal information section. Please do not create multiple log-in accounts.
If your account has been locked, please email us. Please include the email address in which you created your account, and add the word "Password" to the subject line to ensure timely processing.
The minimum viewing screen is 720x500.
Most of the latest browsers and operating systems are supported. However, to minimize browser related issues, a workstation equipped with Microsoft Windows XP and Internet Explorer 7 should be compatible.
Please try to log on again. Sometimes the error occurs due to a connection problem. If you still receive the same error message, please document the steps that you had taken up to that point. Along with the documentation, copy and paste the error message and email to us. Please add "Error Help" in the subject line of your email message.
Have you completed all the required questions marked with an asterisk? You cannot move on with the application unless all questions marked with asterisks are completed. Did you receive an error message that states, "Answer to the following question exceeds 1000 characters – Please edit you text?" If so, the answer to your question is too large. Please keep each answer below 1000 characters.