Graduate Program


As a large asset manager, we have an operationally diverse business that covers many professions. In 2019 we are looking for university graduates with exceptional talent to enable our business to compete in a transforming energy industry.

Are you inquisitive? Fearless? Engaging? Resourceful? Co-creative? Commercial? A sense maker or an unconventional thinker? These are the attributes we are looking for, so come and join us in our journey where innovating thought is the key to our future business success.

Graduate Profiles required for our 2019 Program

  • Corporate Graduates – Finance, commerce, economics and business majors
  • Technical Graduates – Engineering (civil, mechanical, electrical, telecommunications) and Data Analyst degrees

The Graduate Program

The Essential Energy Graduate Program is a three-year program, providing graduates with experience across our broad asset management business. Your work experience will entail rotational placement across a number of business units to develop your professional abilities.

We do this by challenging you with tasks related to your university studies and developing you to be an innovative thinker by providing solutions to assigned projects. As a graduate, you will be working closely with key stakeholders to provide high quality outcomes to support our operational activities in regional NSW.

During the course of the program Essential Energy will also provide ongoing developmental opportunities to support and broaden your knowledge base and develop your business acumen. A mentor will be provided upon commencement of the program.


  • For Graduates with a four-year Degree, e.g. Engineers approximate starting salary $74k
  • For Graduates with a three-year degree, e.g. Finance/business/data analytics degrees approximate starting salary $64k

When will recruitment advertising occur?

We are currently recruiting for a Graduate Engineer - Civil and a graduate opportunity in Data, Analytics and Statistical Analytics.