• Apprenticeship
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Essential energy


  • Job Identification7711
  • Locations NSW, Australia
  • Apply Before23/06/2024, 11:55 PM
  • Job ScheduleFull time


We are unique 

Join an organisation that values your voice, empowers your autonomy, recognises the strength in diversity, and prioritises your well-being while offering attractive remuneration and benefits. Take pride in having a meaningful impact on regional, rural and remote communities while being a pivotal player in the energy industry’s future.  

We aim to support you in line with your personal circumstances to achieve your goals and enable you to take advantage of the diverse range of training and development opportunities available within the business.  


About the role 

Apprenticeships are four-year structured programs that offer you the best of work and study. You learn on the job as well as in the classroom to become a qualified tradesperson with a fantastic head start in your chosen career. In an apprenticeship with Essential Energy you will have hands-on experience in the ever evolving energy industry. 

Powerline Workers are responsible for building and maintaining the poles and wires that deliver electricity to our communities. Essential Energy have opportunities available for Powerline Worker Apprenticeships in the following locations in 2025:  


Armidale, Condobolin, Coonabarabran, Deniliquin, Goondiwindi, Griffith, Inverell, Kyogle, Moree, Mudgee, Narrabri, Quirindi, Tamworth, Tenterfield, Wagga Wagga 


Cable Jointers are responsible for the construction, installation and maintenance of underground and associated electrical equipment that delivers electricity to our communities. Essential Energy have opportunities for Cable Jointer Apprenticeships in the following locations in 2025:  


Armidale, Tamworth 


Zone Substation Electrical Technicians are responsible for the Coordination/ management of construction and maintenance of Zone Substations and the installation, commissioning and testing of Zone Substation equipment. Essential energy have opportunities for Zone Substation Electrical Technician Apprenticeships in the following locations in 2025:  


Bega, Dubbo, Orange 


About You   

If you are a passionate person who is excited to start your career within a supportive and inclusive team where you will have the opportunity to work outdoors while gaining a nationally recognised qualification and making positive contributions to your local community then this is the opportunity for you.  


All of our apprentice positions are physical roles and you will be required to maintain a level of physical fitness with the ability to lift, carry push and pull up to 20kg (34kg for a two person carry) and stand for extended periods of time. Tasks will involve actions such as squatting, bending, twisting, kneeling, shovelling, walking, crouching and balancing. 

You will require upper limb strength and endurance to undertake tasks including, carrying and stabilising ladders, climbing, reaching overhead and working at heights for extended periods of time. 


Why Essential Energy  

We offer competitive remuneration commensurate with skills and experience and 16% superannuation.  

For information on our employee benefits (such as Fitness Passport, Apple, JB Hi-Fi and Dell Employee Purchase Programs and 26 weeks paid parental leave for primary and secondary carers) please visit our Employee Benefits page. 

We are proud to be recognised as a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for All Women.   

An energy network doesn’t just keep the lights on… it’s a living network that needs to adapt to new and emerging energy generation technologies while still meeting the energy needs of customers.    

It requires innovation, commitment, and collaboration to bring people together to solve the energy delivery challenges of the modern world.    

Your potential will be realised, and you’ll feel a real sense of purpose and satisfaction knowing you have a pivot role to play in delivering the energy of the future to the people who need it today.  


To be eligible to apply for these opportunities you will need to have:  

Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency status.  

These are identified positions and applicants must identify as being female, in accordance with Essential Energy’s exemption under section 126 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW) (the “Act”) from sections 25 and 51 of the Act.   


For further information please email careers@essentialenergy.com.au  

*More information about the roles, process (including indicative timeframes) and Apprentice Program can be found on our website.  


Have questions? We love curious minds and are holding several online “Ask us Anything” sessions. Please register on our website for one of our sessions and bring along any questions that you have about Essential Energy’s Apprentice program. 


Applications close on Sunday 23 June 2024 at 11:55pm (AEST). 


Passionate people. Global thinking. Regional heart.     

Building a better energy future.     


Essential Energy is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourages applicants to apply regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability.     

As an organisation, our aim is to champion inclusivity in the workplace and celebrate the difference in all our employees.


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