Have you always wanted to work outdoors and love hands-on, physical work? Would you like to work in a safe, supportive team environment where you can contribute to your local community? An apprenticeship with Essential Energy could be for you!
Essential Energy is committed to developing equal opportunities for females within the organisation, with a specific focus on improving female representation in non-traditional trade roles. To honour this commitment, in 2024 we are offering 20 Female Identified Powerline Worker and Cable Jointer Apprenticeships in a variety of locations across regional NSW.
We are an endorsed employer with WORK180, a transparent online directory of employers who support diversity, inclusion and equity. We also partner with the National Association of Women in Operations (NAWO), with employees encouraged to undertake professional development opportunities provided by NAWO.
Female Identified opportunities:
Cable Jointers - are responsible for the construction, installation and maintenance of the underground and associated electrical equipment that delivers electricity to our communities.
Powerline Workers - are responsible for building and maintaining the poles and wires that deliver electricity to our communities.
These are identified positions and applicants must identify as being female, as authorised under sections 25 and 51 under section 126 of the Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977 NSW.
We are committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage female applicants to apply regardless of age, ethnicity, sexual orientation or disability for any of the Apprentice and Trainee positions. Other non-identified opportunities include:
- Cable Jointers
- Mechanical Fleet Technicians
- Powerline Workers
- Zone Substation Electrical Technicians
- Field Operations Trainees*
*These are identified positions and applicants must be Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander as authorised under sections 8 and 51 of Sections 126 of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977.