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Technical Training Lead

Beon, CitiPower, Powercor & United Energy

Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


About us:

We’re a team that cares about you and your community. CitiPower and Powercor own and operate the distribution networks providing reliable, safe and affordable electricity to 1.2 million customers located across Northern and Western Victoria. These customers include large numbers of households as well as commercial and industrial businesses, world class arts, health and sporting precincts, popular tourism regions and the biggest infrastructure projects in Victoria.

In designing and delivering these services, our people are united by a real sense of purpose to empower customer choices in ways that are important for our communities and the environment. Our people are also at the frontline in developing and implementing innovative technologies and solutions necessary for the future of our industry not only in Victoria but globally.

This is a workplace that's both dynamic and welcoming, where our people learn from the best in the business, and where there's a focus on inclusivity, collaboration, and rewarding the individual and their aspirations.

About the role:

We are currently seeking an experienced Technical Training Lead to join our Technical Training Team based at our CBD head office in a full time and permanent capacity.

This role will be responsible for leading the development and delivery of our technical training programs including our apprenticeships, traineeships, enterprise training and ad hoc/other training required to meet legislative requirements.

This is a critical leadership role as you will also responsible for the Technical Training Delivery team to support and guide the team to deliver high performance through the building of an inclusive and results focussed team culture.

The ideal candidate for this role will have previous electrical trade experience and have worked in a training or assessment role in the past. In addition, this candidate will have excellent stakeholder management skills, a strong ability to communicate clearly and persuasively to influence outcomes across all management levels, a positive attitude and have a safety-first attitude.

What you’ll deliver:

  • Bring thought leadership to the design, delivery and management of apprentice and trainee programs. Focus efforts on doing more with less, driving for effective and efficient learning approaches
  • Design learning resources to agreed timelines and quality expectations of stakeholders
  • Lead project delivery and provide advice and learning expertise regarding the design, development, and implementation of learning resources to meet identified needs
  • Oversee the coordination and use of internal and external (RTO) training resources by assessing compliance with our requirements and ensuring they deliver high quality learning experiences for our people
  • Develop framework and scripts for learning resources
  • Develop and embed functional and high-quality learning resources
  • Provide ongoing coaching and advice in the effective use of learning resources to support the achievement of learning outcomes
  • Undertake participation in business related industry forums and working groups aligned to Technical Training (i.e. VESI, ESI Worker etc)
  • Develop and manage projects and the associated budgets aligned with the required delivery milestones

To succeed in this role, you’ll have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in education, engineering, trades or other relevant discipline, or extensive equivalent operational delivery experience including in a management role.
  • Currently hold a Certificate IV in Training & Assessment
  • Thorough understanding of Federal and State government Vocational Education and Training (VET) initiatives including the implementation, integration and adaptation of accredited training packages applicable to the Electricity Supply Industry
  • Experience leading a team to deliver against operational targets and business goals
  • Proven experience in working in a trades /industrial setting, preferably in a highly unionised landscape
  • Significant experience in working within a vocational training, TAFE or RTO environment with an experience and understanding of the operational and administrative aspects of training, education and adult learning.

Your career with us:

We have a diversity of teams across our business, all contributing to great customer and community outcomes. Our people are our most important asset, and we continually invest in nurturing their capability.

We proudly strive to provide a safe, inclusive and sustainable environment where all our people feel respected, valued and supported to bring their whole selves to work and be the best they can be.

With an embedded Inclusion & Diversity Strategy and initiatives like our Women in Power networking group, and Sparkle, our LGBTIQ+ allies pride network, we’re committed to equal opportunities for all employees.

We are proud to be recognised as a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for all women. Click here to check out our benefits.

Our greatest priority is the health, safety and wellbeing of our people and the communities we operate within. This includes their physical safety – ensuring everyone gets home safely everyday – as well as their psychological safety, by ensuring everyone has the resources and support needed to achieve a work-life balance and be the best they can be.

What’s next?

If this sounds like a role that is of interest please submit your application via our careers website by 3 May 2024.

For the full Position Description, please reach out to Tom via

We encourage applications from all communities; people of all ages, genders, nationalities, abilities and cultures, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people living with disability.

If you require adjustments as part of the recruitment process to accommodate your needs, please don’t hesitate to discuss these with us.

Beon, CitiPower Powercor and United Energy recognise Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples as the First Peoples and Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we work. We pay our respects to Elders past and present and acknowledge their ancient and continuing connection to Country.

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We work hard to ensure our organisation is inclusive and diverse. This means everyone can feel valued, trusted, authentic and safe at work.

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