COVID-19 Update: Despite court closures in many areas, Sterling is still able to complete criminal checks with minimal disruption thanks to our proprietary end-to-end automation that allows us to access court information. To learn how Sterling can help during the COVID-19 situation, please read our Statement and COVID-19 page.

Energy & Utilities

Partner with one of the background screening industry leaders in speed and quality to help streamline your workflows and provide a positive candidate experience while remaining compliant and protecting your employees, your brand, and the public.

Energy companies and Utilities face a critical need to remain functional and secure. Varied NERC, DOT, Federal (FCRA) and state law compliant solutions suit the industry’s unique needs. Whether you are hiring an employee with grid access, working on a pipeline or handling your customers’ sensitive data, Sterling background checks help ensure all candidates brought in for sensitive roles are trustworthy.

Through a user-friendly Contractor Portal, Sterling helps build your contractor program and provides for the efficient management of unique compliance requirements for your valued contingent workforce. Our mobile-enabled candidate portal makes it quick and easy for applicants to complete the background check process – reducing candidate drop-off and time-to-hire.

We combine our advanced technology with a superior fulfillment engine to deliver simpler, more efficient background checks – no matter how many employees or locations you have. Configurable settings designed specifically for Energy clients can alleviate much of the manual review and administrative workload that would otherwise be required.

Regulatory and geographic needs across Energy and Utilities require a sophisticated and scalable approach to screening services and ongoing workforce monitoring. Clients benefit from Sterling’s decades of expertise in audit preparation. Leading Energy and Utilities companies have long-standing relationships with Sterling to help maintain safety and public confidence.

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Background Screening Services

Criminal Background Checks - Our comprehensive background screening services raise the safety bar to help ensure faster, accurate hiring decisions.

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Employment Verifications

We validate who you are hiring in advance with thorough verification services backed by our own powerful fulfillment engine.

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Drug & Health Screening

Improve workplace safety with an array of pre-and post-drug and alcohol tests, health screenings and DOT services.

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Sterling provides a foundation of safety and trust.

Our vision is to make the world a safer place. And we know the right people make all the difference — in your workplace, hospitals, and schools, to name a few. As a global leader in background and identity services, Sterling can help you navigate uncertainty, and hire with confidence. We'll empower your business to make smarter, faster, safer hiring decisions. Whether you're looking for background check services or want to chat through complex compliance issues — we're here to help.

General Inquiries

Canada

866.881.2011

SterlingNOW Support

Please contact us via email at support@sterlingnow.io or send us a message via the help chat at sterlingcheck.com/sterlingnow. Prefer a phone call? Please send us your phone number.

Sterling provides a foundation of safety and trust.

Our vision is to make the world a safer place. And we know the right people make all the difference — in your workplace, hospitals, and schools, to name a few. As a global leader in background and identity services, Sterling can help you navigate uncertainty, and hire with confidence. We'll empower your business to make smarter, faster, safer hiring decisions. Whether you're looking for background check services or want to chat through complex compliance issues — we're here to help.

General Inquiries

Canada

866.881.2011

SterlingNOW Support

Please contact us via email at support@sterlingnow.io or send us a message via the help chat at sterlingcheck.com/sterlingnow. Prefer a phone call? Please send us your phone number.

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