Energy career pathways

Whether you're heading to university, have your heart set on an apprenticeship, or haven't even started thinking about your career path, here's what a career in renewable energy can offer you.

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Is an energy career for you?

  • Work in some of the most spectacular wilderness in Tasmania at our power stations
  • Take on a role with a mix of field and office based tasks
  • Work in a business that values people and culture
  • Work alongside the environment and generate renewable energy
  • Find a bright future in future renewable projects
  • Be encouraged to think of new ways and process improvements
  • Embrace the use of technology
  • Learn and grow continuously as you develop skills and progress your career.

How do you start your energy career?

Entry level positions are offered through our vocational career pathway (trade apprenticeships, cadetships and trainee positions) and our academic pathway (graduate program). Below are some examples of possible subject selections and possible career pathways.

Trade career pathways

Trade positions are generally advertised annually, dependent on vacancies and can be based in various locations around Tasmania. It is an advantage to have strong English and Maths results, be focused on achieving your TCE and demonstrate your interest of a trade through evidence of related work placement experiences and hobbies.

Traineeship career pathways

Our main business administration centre is based in Hobart. It is here we offer administrative traineeships that can lead to a range of career opportunities in finance, travel and fleet services, business support services, procurement and contracts.

Cadet pathways

Every two years we offer a cadet hydrographer position, offering on-the-job training. This position is responsible for collecting key data of rainfall and water levels of our reservoirs and involves travelling to some truly remote locations. An ability to accurately record data and a solid interest in environmental science would be a perfect fit for this position.

Academic career pathways

An academic career pathway is where you enter the workforce after graduating from university. Each year we recruit an average of 10 graduates. Our graduate program is the entry point for university students who have completed a degree in one of the following disciplines: