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The Strength of TVA Is Its People

At TVA, we are powered by people – nearly 10,000 employees who strive to make life better in the Valley.

We are talented and passionate individuals who live by our values of safety, integrity, inclusion and service. And, we each bring our unique and best selves to work every day, drawing strength from our diversity while cultivating a culture of inclusion.

Our focus on values and efforts to create an environment where everyone is included, respected and welcomed makes us a destination for difference makers.

Download The Strength of Our People Fact Sheet

Nearly 10,000 Employees

The backbone of the workforce

Named the No. 2 Employer In the State of Tennessee

On Forbes’ list of America’s Best Employers

Named a 2020 Leading Disability Employer

by the National Organization on Disability

Veterans make up nearly 20% of the workforce

National recognition as a:

Top 10 Military Friendly® Employer

Military Spouse Friendly® Employer

Largest contributor to the Helmets to Hardhats Program

In the US, in partnership with NABTU, serves on the Helmets to Hardhats Board

2020 Diversity Impact Awards™ Top 10

Enterprise-Wide ERG Award By Association of ERGs & Councils

Code of Excellence

150 TVA Ambassadors to improve the culture

Highest Craft Employee Satisfaction Rate In TVA recorded history


60% of employees Represented by unions

17 different unions Represent TVA employees and contractors

Two historic 10-year agreement extensions With unions


Top Decile In recordable injury rate

Top Decile In serious injury rate