Utilities engineers work in the energy industry, including electricity, gas, and water. These professionals help energy producers to monitor and create more efficient forms of energy. Engineers in this industry must have good leadership skills, be able to communicate well with others, and have a knack for problem-solving. Utilities engineers work in various energy producing industries, such as electricity, hydraulic, nuclear or green energy. Some conduct research about the changes in energy use over time and predict how much energy will be needed in the future. Others maintain current energy producing equipment. Most positions require a bachelor's degree in engineering along with 2-6 years of experience in the energy industry.