The Don Knabe Energy Pathway Program (EPP)

The Don Knabe Energy Pathway Program (EPP)

The Don Knabe Energy Pathway Program (EPP) spearheads career development in the industrial sector. In partnership with a Coastline Community College, Phillips66, PBF Energy, ExxonMobil, Chevron, Tesoro, World Oil, General Mills, Los Angeles Sanitation Districts, United Way, and many others, EPP proves to be a valuable asset and resource for companies looking for capable and knowledgeable candidates to fill their workforce needs. For the past ten years we have continued to partner with local, low-income residents and veterans to develop qualified candidates through an industry-tailored program that provides entry level education and training in process systems, technology and safety, with emphasis in petrochemical and wastewater treatment. As a part of our evolving curriculum, instruction includes classes in, but are not limited to, petroleum technology, wastewater treatment, process control, systems and operations and quality management. Additionally, EPP offers industry-specific professional-development workshops, industry test prep, in-class program support and employment soft-skills development opportunities to program participants. All EPP graduates receive certification in Process Technology from Coastline Community College.

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540 N. Marine Ave., Wilmington, CA
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Recruitment for each cohort begins in August of the year before (i.e. recruitment for the 2017 cohort (Jan. 2017- Dec. 2017) begins in August 2016). If you would like to receive more information, or are interested in applying, please fill out our online interest form:…). You can also contact us at

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Evan Oliver | 310.720.0128 | | Anahi Soltero | 323.484.4258 | | Corina Dubon | 310.414.2090 | | Cathy Cesarz | 310.414.2090 | | Robert Jones | 310.245.4408 |