Life at Transgrid

At Transgrid, you will help us make a better power system for Australians that supports a transition to a clean energy future.

You will thrive in a highly collaborative environment where creativity, innovation and knowledge sharing are valued, and where every person is encouraged to take advantage of learning opportunities to grow.

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 vital role in our continued success. As such, we cultivate a workplace that promotes performance and recognition, and that develops, empowers and values employees at all levels across all locations.

We believe that people who make an extra effort to help us meet our goals and who live our values on the job should be celebrated. Our Reward and Recognition Program thanks our people for what they bring to our business so that we make Transgrid a great place to work.

We understand how hard your career decisions can be. No matter what your drivers are, when you choose a career with Transgrid you will discover all the possibilities in one company. Come and join us!

Our benefits

“Transgrid recognises the importance of providing flexible work options for its employees in maintaining a diverse, adaptive and high performing workforce able to meet current and future needs” 

Our people are encouraged to lead healthy and active lives via access to programs, such as:

  • Structured leadership and development programs
  • Hybrid working and the opportunity to work flexibly
  • A generous Parental leave program:
    • 20 weeks of gender-neutral paid primary carer parental leave (or 40 weeks at half pay)
    • Superannuation payments for periods of unpaid parental leave
    • Next Steps coaching program for all those taking parental leave
    • Subsidised vacation care for school aged children
    • Two weeks paid secondary carers leave
  • Access to Welfare Fund that provides support to members and their families in times of distress and hardship.
  • Annual paid picnic day (additional day off)
  • Flexible public holiday procedure that gives you the opportunity to swap a selected public holiday for another day within the same calendar year.
  • Paid moving house leave
  • Paid emergency/crisis leave
  • Salary sacrifice options for superannuation and motor vehicles
  • Employee and manager assistance programs as part of our Employee Assistance Program (EAP
  • Access to the Workmates Program which provides employees with the chance to reach out to a trained work peer who can listen and help you get the right professional help.
  • Corporate fitness programs that includes access to gyms and pools
  • Retail and cashback discounts/offers via our Wellbeing Hub
  • "Refer and Earn" program for successfully referring candidates to join the Transgrid team

Grow with us

At Transgrid we are committed to developing and growing our people as we build a high performance culture that makes Transgrid a great place to work. We encourage employees to enhance skills that not only meet the current needs of their employment but to also develop capability to meet the future needs of the organisation.

Leadership Development

Leadership starts with ownership of your own development. You are all encouraged to make use of our tailored leadership programs and development solutions.

We offer a range of great development opportunities for our leaders including:

  • Internal leadership modules on coaching, managing change, setting goals and managing performance, and recognising and motivating individuals and teams.
  • Leadership coaching
  • Leadership Safety programs

We also offer an extensive learning catalogue to support employees in their continued professional development.

Study assistance

We support the continued education of our people through the Study Assistance Program. The program enables employees to undertake relevant study at a registered educational institution in order to assist with development in their current role as well as future roles.

Technical training and education

We’re proud of our strong tradition of providing valuable training and education programs for high voltage electricity transmission workers.

Diversity and inclusion

At Transgrid, we are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where diverse thinking and ideas are valued, where all employees feel a sense of belonging, and where all are inspired to do their best each day.

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Our employee-led Rise Ally Network promotes LGBTQI+ inclusion by hosting annual events such as Wear It Purple Day and IDAHOBIT Day, giving employees a chance to come together, share and learn about the experiences of the LGBTQI+ community and their families. In partnership with the Community Engagement Team, the Rise Ally Network also encourages regional and community engagement with LGBTQI+ inclusion initiatives, by sponsoring community events such as Wagga Pride.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can you walk us through the standard recruitment process at Transgrid?

Our recruitment process generally involves 5 steps: application, phone screen, interview, pre-employment checks and reference checks.

The first time you apply with us, you will need to create a profile on our Careers portal. This would allow you to update your personal information and apply for a role. Generally, a decision is made quite quickly after the last interview is held, and an offer is made within the week once all the checks are completed.

Can I apply for more than one position at a time?

Yes. However, a separate online application is required for each advertised position. 

What advice can you provide to external applicants looking for role at Transgrid?

Be prepared and carefully read the advertisement to determine if the role is right for you. Make sure you set up job alerts for roles of interest. We would also recommend researching TransGrid as a Company to really understand who we are and our purpose. Our Values are an important part of who we are so it is worth looking at these to see if they align with your own as this is what we look for outside of technical experience in our candidates. 

How often are new positions advertised?

Positions are advertised based on the growing demands of our business. We encourage people to regularly visit our Careers portal to check, and set up job alerts in order to be notified of roles of interest.

What's the biggest mistake entry level talent (uni students, grads, apprentices etc) make during interviews?

One of the most common mistakes entry-level talent makes is not researching Transgrid or the energy industry. An enjoyable way to research Transgrid is to read our social media posts and watch our YouTube videos at

If someone is interested in working for Transgrid but is not necessarily wanting to change jobs right now, how can they express their interest to be considered for future roles?

They can email their resume and areas of interest to

Do job seekers need a related degree?

This will depend on the type of role you are applying for. We recommend checking the position requirements in our ads which outline what/ or if a Degree is required as well as what skills and experience you need.

How do you promote diversity and inclusion in recruitment?

We work with Industry representatives to help drive our recruitment diversity and inclusion strategies to encourage an inclusive workplace. We are proud to be a Work180 endorsed employer. Work180 is a global jobs network committed to raising workplace standards for all women.

We also support three active employee networks Rise Allies (LGBTQIA+), Energise Network (gender equity) and Yarn Up (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander network).