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2025 Trainee Program - Network Operations Trainee

LocationMelbourne, VIC
Job no: GDHDH

About Us

Jemena is an Australian energy company who owns and operates over $11.5 Billion worth of gas and electricity transportation assets across Australia supplying millions of households and businesses with essential services every day.  

We pride ourselves on our innovative approach, technical expertise, and dedication to safety, quality, and sustainability. Our Group’s over 3000 team members across the East Coast, consistently strive to make a difference in the communities we serve.

About the role

Energise your career at Jemena!

We have an exciting opportunity for a Network Operations Trainee to undertake an Advanced Diploma of ESI – Power Systems over a four year program which will enable you to obtain industry skills and knowledge under the supervision of qualified and experienced professionals, while also attending TAFE to complete your certification.

The location for this traineeship will be based at our Collins Street office in Melbourne however a hybrid working arrangement is on offer with a mix of in-office and WFH days.

During the program, you will be a valued member of our team and will experience a variety of work environments within the electricity supply industry which will enhance your skills and career development opportunities.

Here is how your 4 year traineeship will look

First Year

  • Basic GIS work – data entry & data cleanse activities
  • Basic project close out – close out a project by entering data into the GIS from asset sheets (use SAP and GIS)
  • Update of LV network – amend and correct low voltage reticulation to reflect the real world in comparison to the virtual world maintained within the GIS
  • Asset inspection / mobile data upload management

Second Year

  • Basic creation of Proposed Assets in GIS – create GIS geographical views using design drawings, before and after diagrams and written scope, including the creation of logical views such as high voltage single line diagrams and zones substation single line diagrams
  • Reviewing outage applications
  • Review proposed assets within real-time systems
  • Creation of basic LV switching Instructions

Third Year

  • Creation of intermediate LV switching Instructions
  • Intermediate project close out – close out a project by entering in GIS from asset sheets and as-built drawings (use AutoCAD, SAP and GIS)
  • Intermediate proposed assets in GIS – create GIS geographical views using design drawings, before and after diagrams and written scope, including the creation of logical views such as high voltage single line diagrams and zones substation single line diagrams

Fourth Year

  • All tasks and activities that were done in the first three years of the traineeship, but with minimal oversight and where the job may vary from basic to complex
  • Analytics – use of spatial and aspatial tools to create map products and reports
  • System testing – UAT where available

About You

This is an exciting time for our industry and we would love to be able to share this journey with someone who is committed and eager to learn. When you complete the program successfully, you will have completed all competencies for an Advanced Diploma of ESI – Power Systems.

To be considered for this role you will have the following:

  • Successful completion of VCE, good scores in maths / physics / science will definitely see you set up for success in this role!
  • Technically savvy when it comes to technology and learning new systems
  • A good positive attitude and a willingness to work as a team will no doubt see you succeed in your new role

We are a champion of equal opportunity employment and have committed to targets for gender equity and first nations representation in our workforce. We want you to come as you are by promoting an inclusive culture, both within our organisation and throughout the communities we interact with.

We welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds including First Nations Peoples, people with differing abilities, LGBTIQ+ community, gender, neurodiverse, cultural diversity, all age groups, and those with an intersectional or multiple diverse characteristics.

Our people are our energy source and we offer meaningful benefits and rewards that work for you. We offer the opportunity for potential long term career growth as part of our talent development and succession planning process.

Join our team and make a meaningful impact toward Australia’s “Net Zero” targets through the delivery of critical infrastructure projects and be a part of our journey to shape the future of the energy and utilities industry.

Recruitment Process

As part of Jemena’s recruitment process, you will be required to undergo pre-employment checks.  

Notice to Third Parties: Jemena does not accept unsolicited resumes (or liability associated with fees or costs) from recruitment agencies, search firms or third parties. Interested candidates are welcome to submit their application independently.