2025 Apprenticeships Intake Ergon Energy & Energex

Job Description

Ergon Energy and Energex (part of Energy Queensland) is one of the largest electricity networks in the western world. We employ thousands of people across Queensland, and you could join that team as an Apprentice commencing February 2025.

We connect and supply electricity to 2.3 million customers powering communities from Tweed Heads up to the Torres Strait and from Brisbane across to Birdsville covering 1.7 million kilometres. We are at the forefront of embracing new technology, new ideas, alternative energy solutions and smart grid technology.

We are building the network of the future to power Queensland’s economy.

Your new apprenticeship is an attractive alternative to tertiary studies, with your career and salary starting from day one. Your training will include a range of experiences including on the job and classroom learning, to equip you with the knowledge and qualifications to become a qualified tradesperson.

For more information on completing an apprenticeship with, please go to Ergon Energy Apprenticeships or Energex Apprenticeships

You will enjoy being part of a team that contributes to making a difference to the way power is supplied in our communities and have opportunities that are only limited by your imagination, passion, and motivation to succeed in your career.

We will offer you

  • 9 day fortnight a long weekend every fortnight allowing for an excellent work-life balance.
  • Supply of uniforms and tools, personal protective equipment including helmets, hats, glasses, gloves, safety boots.
  • A range of allowances that will increase your pay, including allowances of up to $25k per annum (for designated locations outside of major cities) and locality allowances of up to $2k per annum.
  • Housing Assistance options up to $8k per annum where approved.
  • Up to four additional leave days per annum to support travel to and from holiday destinations (for specific locations).
  • Fully paid subject course fees and textbooks.
  • Fully paid travel and accommodation for training (as applicable).

We provide attractive salaries for our apprentices and an indication of rates is listed below for you.

Your first-year salary as an apprentice will be:
Under 21 years of age: $62,316 + superannuation
21 & over of age: $84,457 per annum + superannuation

We have a variety of trade types on offer through our apprenticeship program. Please click here to discover more about these trade type. Knowledge of the trade you are applying for is required for your application.

We are looking for passionate people who want a career in the electrical industry. We value people who work safely, think creatively, embrace diversity, and want to engage to listen, learn and expand their knowledge.

Please note you must be 17 years of age at the commencement of the apprenticeship to be considered.

What matters most to us is our values, We’re Safe – We Belong – We Grow – We Deliver. And these should matter to you too.

Are ready to apply? Click on Begin to proceed.

As part of your application, you will be required to attach a current resume and include the names and contact numbers of two business referees.

If you have any questions about our apprenticeship intake, please email ApprenticeRecruitment@energyq.com.au or phone 1800 262 353.