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Graduate - Engineering

Date: 18-Jan-2022

Location: Sydney - Eastern Creek, NSW, Australia

Company: TransGrid














  • Collaborative and supportive team environment
  • Outstanding Graduate Opportunity
  • Starting Salary $75,700 + 15% superannuation per annum



Who we are


At Transgrid, our work improves the lives of millions – from lighting up sports fields, schools and homes, to powering the wheels of commerce and everything else in between. Now it’s your turn to make it happen. 


Transgrid offer fulfilling careers for driven people who can help ensure that our business and the essential services we provide to consumers, the community and key stakeholders are continually improving. With us you will thrive in a collaborative environment where new ideas and knowledge sharing are encouraged, and where you’ll be supported through opportunities to develop and achieve your full potential.


This is an exciting time in the energy industry with the transition to renewable energy. Recent government policy documents outline plans to facilitate increasing transmission interconnection between states and development of renewable energy zones.


The Opportunity

If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career that will give you the opportunity to develop your personal and professional potential and learn from our leading experts, we encourage you to apply for a graduate opportunity in TransGrid’s Graduate Program in Engineering.

The Graduate Program is targeted at accelerating your development preparing you to take part in some of the largest developments in the National Electricity Market’s history.

As a TransGrid Graduate, you will assist in undertaking modelling, analysis, development, design and provision of recommendations for high voltage transmission system developments to ensure TransGrid’s strategies and objectives are met. This includes authoring or reviewing robust technical reports, designs, developing projects and network models, documenting sound forecasts and streamlining efficient project delivery and planning processes. 

You will undertake rotations in key business areas with access to internal and external development opportunities to enhance professional knowledge and skills. These rotations will help you create an invaluable network that helps you learn, grow, and develop. 


As a TransGrid graduate you will: 


  • Learn from leading experts 
  • Develop professional skills that will help get your career off to a flying start 
  • Undertake rotations in key business areas 
  • Access internal and external development opportunities to enhance professional knowledge and skills 
  • Join our specialised Network Planning and Operations and/or Delivery business unit, in which you’ll be embedded in one department. With this you will build a deep understanding, kick starting your career in your chosen field.
  • Engage in asset analytics, operations analysis, network operations, and customer planning
  • Engage in defining project scopes, conceptual designs and developing feasible projects to meet network and customer needs
  • On the job training and supportive transition into the role
  • Challenge yourself and ensure you contribute to the business


What you can expect from us:


  • Structured leadership and development programs
  • On the job training and supportive transition into the role
  • Flexible work arrangements available
  • 14 weeks Parental Leave (includes adoption)
  • 2 weeks Other Parent Leave
  • Annual picnic day (additional day off)
  • Salary sacrifice options for superannuation and motor vehicles (subject to ATO requirements)
  • 18 days personal leave (sick /carer’s leave)
  • Moving leave
  • Emergency/disaster leave


To be considered for the graduate program you will be:


  • Tertiary qualified in Engineering
  • Maintain minimum credit average
  • Motivated and willing to learn
  • Able to think laterally and to provide input to innovative solutions to complex problems
  • Able to work well with others
  • High attention to detail
  • A clear communicator
  • Able to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Environmentally and socially responsible
  • Appreciative and sensitive of difference and diversity
  • A team-player and willingness to learn
  • An Australian permanent resident or an Australian or New Zealand citizen 
  • A recent University Graduate within the last 3 years (2019, 2020 or 2021)

Note: These positions are 2 year fixed term roles with a potential to apply or be considered for Full-Time employment after 3rd rotation

Continue to make it happen for your career, and for the millions of Australians who rely on our services every day. 

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Our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, we will assess applications as they are received. 

We do not accept agency introductions as Transgrid operates a direct sourcing model. 


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