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TransGrid

4.3
  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees
  • Energy & Utilities

Help us connect Australia to a renewable energy future 

At the heart of the national electricity market, our high voltage transmission network connects consumers across NSW and the ACT to safe and reliable electricity. We take a leading role in encouraging the connection of renewable generation and, more broadly, the transition to a low carbon future.  

We offer fulfilling careers where every person is encouraged to take advantage of ongoing opportunities to develop their skills. Our people come from a broad range of backgrounds that reflect the communities we serve and bring different perspectives to different challenges. Together they play a critical role in our continued success.

Our two-year Graduate Program is designed to help you bridge the gap between formal education and the workplace. Our graduates are offered a unique opportunity to learn from leading experts and develop professional skills that will help get your career off to a flying start.

As a TransGrid Graduate, you will undertake four rotations in key business areas with access to internal and external development opportunities to enhance your professional knowledge and skills.

Depending on your background and career aspirations, TransGrid offers a Construction Management, Business and Electrical Engineering program stream.

The Program

Business Stream

Hiring grads with degrees in: Economics, Mathematics, Business, Commerce, Finance, Communications, Public Relations, Media, IT, Law, Project Management, Telecommunications and Engineering.

In our Business Stream, you will rotate through four areas of the business, building a diverse skill set to prepare you for a career in the Energy Industry.

Potential careers post-program: Strategy Analyst, Regulatory Analyst, HR Advisor, Proposal Management, Customer Management, Engagement & Communications Advisor, IT Business Analyst.

Construction & Project Management Stream

Hiring grads with degrees in: Construction, Project Management, or Engineering (Project Management major preferred)

Our Construction & Project Management Stream is designed to accelerate your development as a construction and project manager, preparing you to take part in some of the largest developments in the National Electricity Market’s history. This stream will include rotations within our Project Delivery Group with another possible rotation in our Maintenance stream. Rotations will be primarily based at our Eastern Creek office however there may also be the opportunity for regional rotations across New South Wales.

Potential career pathways include Project Manager, Project Director, Program Manager.

Electrical Engineering stream

Hiring grads with a degree in Electrical Engineering

As a Graduate in the Engineering stream, you’ll be embedded in one Business Unit with another possible rotation across the business. With this, you will build a deep understanding, kickstarting your engineering career.

Potential career pathways include Planning Engineer, Project Development Engineer, Design Engineer.

Why TransGrid?

As a TransGrid Graduate you will have access to:

  • Ongoing learning and development
  • Eligible to apply or be considered for full-time employment after the third rotation
  • Opportunity to travel across NSW
  • Wellbeing program, Social Clubs, Welfare Fund
  • Discounted gym memberships with Fitness Passport
  • Annual Health Checks, Flu Shots, Skin Checks, Lung Checks
  • 14 weeks paid Primary Carer leave and two weeks secondary carer paid leave
  • Flexi-time or nine-day fortnight work pattern
  • Competitive salary and 15% superannuation

To be eligible for the TransGrid Graduate Program you must have:

  • Australian permanent residency or Australian or New Zealand citizenship
  • Degree qualification or higher within the past three years for 2019 Program

Graduates who perform well in the Graduate Development Program are:

  • 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
  • Clear communicators
  • Environmentally and socially responsible
  • Appreciative and sensitive of difference and diversity

Graduate Review

Overall Score
4.3
Overall score based on 8 reviews
They Score Best in…
8.5
Culture
8.8
Diversity
8.9
Work Hours
8.5
Culture
8.8
Diversity
8.9
Work Hours
What Graduates Say About Them
  • There is no 1 best thing about the company. My company promotes flexibility which was extremely helpful when I was undertaking further study. The company is very invested in the graduates and in our development.
  • Get to be exposed to the real-world application of construction.
  • TransGrid has a lot of variety of work with engineering opportunities in design, procurement, maintenance, asset management, project and construction management etc. If you work for TG, the company gives you a very fulfilling role with great learning opportunities, full autonomy and offers good benefits and perks.
  • Inclusive and supportive atmosphere.
  • We are given the opportunity to manage our own projects, therefore, allowing us to develop our project management and construction skills through the support of various leading experts within the company.
  • Performance (and possibly salary) review
  • The graduate program is not tailored to individual preferences.

Jobs & Opportunities

Locations With Jobs & Opportunities
  • Sydney
Hiring candidates with qualifications in
B
Business & Management
C
Creative Arts
F
Food, Hospitality & Personal Services
E
Engineering & Mathematics
H
Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences
I
IT & Computer Science
L
Law, Legal Studies & Justice
P
Property & Built Environment
S
Sciences

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
It was a steep learning curve at the start, in particular, but I am very thankful for such a great opportunity.

Cindy Duong

  • Graduate stories
It was a steep learning curve at the start, in particular, but I am very thankful for such a great opportunity.

Cindy Duong

  • Graduate stories
If projects is your career goals, I would be surprised if any other organisation would be providing similar opportunities at such an early stage in your career and I truly believe that the TransGrid graduate program sets you up to be an experienced project manager. The coolest thing about this opportunity is the actual opportunity itself.

Mohammed Zaid Khan

  • Graduate stories
If projects is your career goals, I would be surprised if any other organisation would be providing similar opportunities at such an early stage in your career and I truly believe that the TransGrid graduate program sets you up to be an experienced project manager. The coolest thing about this opportunity is the actual opportunity itself.

Mohammed Zaid Khan

  • Graduate stories
It was a steep learning curve at the start, in particular, but I am very thankful for such a great opportunity.

Cindy Duong

  • Graduate stories
It was a steep learning curve at the start, in particular, but I am very thankful for such a great opportunity.

Cindy Duong

  • Graduate stories
If projects is your career goals, I would be surprised if any other organisation would be providing similar opportunities at such an early stage in your career and I truly believe that the TransGrid graduate program sets you up to be an experienced project manager. The coolest thing about this opportunity is the actual opportunity itself.

Mohammed Zaid Khan

  • Graduate stories
If projects is your career goals, I would be surprised if any other organisation would be providing similar opportunities at such an early stage in your career and I truly believe that the TransGrid graduate program sets you up to be an experienced project manager. The coolest thing about this opportunity is the actual opportunity itself.

Mohammed Zaid Khan


A Day In The Life Of


  • Day in the life

Daniel Haslop

Daniel Haslop studied ​a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical) ​at the University of Newcastle in 2017 and is now a Graduate Engineer (Asset Monitoring Centre / Network Operations and Planning) at TransGrid.
  • Day in the life

Daniel Haslop

Daniel Haslop studied ​a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical) ​at the University of Newcastle in 2017 and is now a Graduate Engineer (Asset Monitoring Centre / Network Operations and Planning) at TransGrid.
  • Day in the life

Kurt Blowes

Kurt Blowes studied ​a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical) ​at the University of Newcastle in 2016 and is now a Graduate Electrical Engineer (Technical Support Substations) at TransGrid.
  • Day in the life

Kurt Blowes

Kurt Blowes studied ​a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical) ​at the University of Newcastle in 2016 and is now a Graduate Electrical Engineer (Technical Support Substations) at TransGrid.
  • Day in the life

Daniel Haslop

Daniel Haslop studied ​a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical) ​at the University of Newcastle in 2017 and is now a Graduate Engineer (Asset Monitoring Centre / Network Operations and Planning) at TransGrid.
  • Day in the life

Daniel Haslop

Daniel Haslop studied ​a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical) ​at the University of Newcastle in 2017 and is now a Graduate Engineer (Asset Monitoring Centre / Network Operations and Planning) at TransGrid.
  • Day in the life

Kurt Blowes

Kurt Blowes studied ​a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical) ​at the University of Newcastle in 2016 and is now a Graduate Electrical Engineer (Technical Support Substations) at TransGrid.
  • Day in the life

Kurt Blowes

Kurt Blowes studied ​a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical) ​at the University of Newcastle in 2016 and is now a Graduate Electrical Engineer (Technical Support Substations) at TransGrid.

Videos


TransGrid - Make it Happen

When you are a part of the TransGrid team, you are part of the team that "Make it Happen".  

TransGrid - Make it Happen

When you are a part of the TransGrid team, you are part of the team that "Make it Happen".