Mechanical fitter Ben Atteridge and apprentice Maitland Collins working at the Tarong Power Stations (Photo: Stanwell)
The 2020 intake of apprentices at Tarong (Photo: Stanwell)

June 22, 2020

Applications for Stanwell’s 2021 Apprentice and Trainee Program opened on Monday (June 22).

Stanwell General Manager Generation Brad Perry said the program offered opportunities for people of all ages and experience to learn new skills.

“Whether they are seeking a role change or wanting to develop a long-term career in the energy sector, the program provides a great way to do this,” he said.

“Learning from experienced employees by undertaking hands-on activities and asking questions about how it all works, means the apprentices and trainees receive real-world experience they will be able to apply in future.

“The opportunities on offer in the 2021 Apprentice and Trainee Program at the Tarong power stations will provide our next generation of energy industry professionals with the chance to join an industry in the midst of an exciting transition.”

The Tarong power stations will be recruiting the following roles:

  • Electrical instrumentation apprentice
  • Boilermaker apprentice
  • Mechanical fitter apprentice
  • Warehousing operations trainee; and
  • Business trainee

Applications from Indigenous and female applicants have been encouraged.

Stanwell CEO Richard Van Breda said apprentices and trainees would benefit from the experience of working alongside and learning from some of the energy industry’s best.

“Our apprentices and trainees are given access to valuable coaching and mentoring from subject matter experts across our business and are provided with the opportunity to network with our diverse teams,” he said.

“At Stanwell, we have a proud history of supporting skills development across the regions in which we operate and creating entry-level employment opportunities in the energy and mining industries.

“We appreciate the opportunity to share what we do and to teach our apprentices and trainees so they finish the program with a much stronger understanding of the variety of career paths that are available in the industry.”

  • More information is available online

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