About the Energy Industry

About the Industry About the Energy Industry

Demand for skilled and semi-skilled workers, along with ongoing roles for professional, technical and maintenance support, process and production workers, technical and non-technical roles will continue for years to come.

The energy and telecommunications industries offer excellent career pathways for jobseekers: school leavers, graduates, skilled migrants and skilled workers returning to the workforce or seeking a career change.

There are seven sector areas in the energy and telecommunications industries, including:

Coal Seam Gas to Liquefied Natural Gas

The Queensland Coal Seam Gas (CSG) to Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Industry has four major projects that have the potential to offer as many as 18,000 direct and indirect jobs over the next eight years ....read more

Power Generation

A career in the power generation industry provides opportunities for professional development and training to ensure the industry has the capabilities to meet Queensland's growing energy requirements ....read more

Electricity Supply and Rail

Electricity supply industry workers are high in demand now more than ever. Technological innovation, planned infrastructure upgrades and the high demand occupations mean the electricity supply industry will be full of employment opportunities for years to come ....read more

Electrotechnology (includes Electrical, Air-conditioning and Refrigeration)

Electrotechnology impacts on almost every aspect of our lives, including the installation, service, repair and maintenance of electrical and electronic equipment for industrial, commercial and residential purposes ....read more


Australia’s National Broadband Network (NBN) rollout is a major infrastructure undertaking that will require a significant workforce of skilled telecommunications workers to design, construct and maintain the NBN in all regions of the country ....read more

Sustainable and Renewable Energy

The growing importance of sustainable and renewable energy, and the community's focus on energy efficiency, will generate many new  pokies online jobs in this industry and the opening of a new suite of skills in traditional electrical trades ....read more

Natural Gas Transmission and Distribution

Natural gas provides an affordable, clean energy solution that will assist Australia in the transition to a carbon-constrained environment. Now and in the years to come, the gas industry and gas transmission jobs will play a significant role in Queensland’s continued strong economic and regional development while reducing greenhouse gas emissions ....read more