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Beon, CitiPower, Powercor and United Energy

  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

IT Graduate Program

Melbourne, Victoria
Join a company that cares and provides reliable, safe, and affordable electricity for all. Apply to Beon, CitiPower, Powercor and United Energy team today!
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Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
AUD 53,000 - 81,500 GradAustralia salary estimate

Application dates

Applications Close
6 Apr 2023

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Computer Science (all other)
Computer Systems and Networks
Data Science
Programming & Software Engineering

Hiring criteria

Entry pathway

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Working rights


  • Citizen
  • Permanent resident
  • Full working rights
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About Beon, CitiPower, Powercor and United Energy

Beon, CitiPower, Powercor and United Energy is an Australian electricity distribution company that operates throughout western Victoria, and the western suburbs of Melbourne. The company owns and maintains power lines, substations, and street lights and also manages the largest electricity distribution network in Victoria. Powercor is 51% owned by  Cheung Kong Holdings and 49% by Spark Infrastructure which also owns Citipower, which maintains the city of Melbourne's CBD network, and SA Power Networks, which maintains the South Australian network.

Your role

To give you maximum exposure and a truly immersive experience you will undertake rotations within IT and the wider business. Examples of these rotations may include project delivery, application management, dev-ops, analytics, commercial/governance streams, and non-IT streams such as strategy or engineering. At the end of the three-year program, you’ll join an IT team in a permanent role that best matches your skills and interests.

Training & development

Beon, CitiPower, Powercor and United Energy's training program includes opportunities tailored to their business and operations. It also includes structured courses for apprentices and trainees, graduate programs in engineering and information technology, leadership development, and developing new skills. All of their team members are encouraged to work with their direct manager to identify areas of interest. Read more.

To learn more about Beon, CitiPower, Powercor and United Energy's extensive program of education and development opportunities, watch this video.

Salary & benefits

Roles as an IT Graduate may earn an average of A$53,000 to A$81,500. (Source: Glassdoor)

Beon, CitiPower, Powercor and United Energy offer a wide range of other financial benefits available:

  1. Health and wellbeing subsidy: Covers the cost of a wide range of health, fitness, and mental health activities and subscriptions, up to $600 per year.
  2. Corporate health insurance plan: A 7% discount on BUPA health insurance cover
  3. Education assistance program: Support to pursuing further education programs
  4. Personal accident and sickness insurance: Income protection to support you financially if you’re unable to work.

Career progression

Beon, CitiPower, Powercor and United Energy's people are their most important assets and all members of their teams are fully supported to build their careers. This is done through a range of opportunities to learn and grow in a safe, inclusive, flexible, and collaborative environment. Wherever you work, they’ll support you to be the best you can be.

Work life balance

The health, safety, and well-being of Beon, CitiPower, Powercor and United Energy's people and the communities they operate in are at the core of their values – and remain their number one priority. Whether you’re working in their office, remotely, or from home, they’ll support you to be the best you can be. Works Program Delivery Manager, Dale Anderson knows all about this – he leads the team that schedules field operations, and he relocated from Melbourne to Lorne during the COVID pandemic.

To learn more about workplace flexibility at Beon, CitiPower, Powercor and United Energy, watch this video:

Culture & vibe

With an embedded Inclusion & Diversity Strategy and initiatives like their Women in a Power networking group and Sparkle, their LGBTIQ+ allies pride network, Beon, CitiPower, Powercor and United Energy are committed to equal opportunities for all employees. They are also proud to be recognized as a Work180 Endorsed Employer for all women. They encourage applications from all communities; people of all ages, nationalities, abilities, and cultures, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI+ community, and people living with a disability. 

About you

To be eligible, you’ll need to:

  • Graduate with your degree by the end of the 2023 academic year. Degree qualifications include Bachelor/Graduate Certificate/Master Information Systems, Computer Science, or similar
  • Be available in May to take part in an assessment day, in person, if invited.
  • Be prepared to commence your career with us in full-time employment from February 2024 in Melbourne
  • Have the right to work in Australia (note: international applicants will need to secure a subclass 485 or 189 working visa prior to beginning employment)
  • Demonstrate good communication and analytical skills as well as enjoy working as part of a team 

How to apply

To apply for this role, simply click the "Apply on employer site" button on this page to submit your application directly with CitiPower and Powercor.

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Hiring criteria

You should have or be completing the following to apply for this opportunity.

Entry pathway
Degree or Certificate
Minimum Level of Study
Associate Degree or higher
Study Field
Computer Science (all other)
Computer Systems and Networks
Data Science
Programming & Software Engineering

Working rights

The opportunity is available to applicants in any of the following categories.

CitizenPermanent residentFull working rightsLimited working rightsNo working rights