AGL Macquarie employs approximately 640 people, the majority of whom work in various positions at Liddell and Bayswater power stations in the Hunter Valley of NSW. We also have a corporate office in Newcastle.
There are a broad spectrum of career opportunities at AGL Macquarie, including:
- Maintenance (Electrical, Mechanical and Boilermaking trades, Drafting)
- Administration (Finance, Commerce, Human Resources, Purchasing)
- Production (Plant Operation)
- Technical Specialist areas (IT, Electronics, Engineering)
- Professional (Management, Engineering, Law, Economics, Health & Safety).
AGL Macquarie is one of the largest employers of apprentices in the Hunter Region, now employing approximately 60 apprentices at Bayswater and Liddell power stations. Our apprenticeships are offered each year in Electrical, Mechanical and Metal Fabrication Trades. We also offer traineeships in Business Administration in conjunction with the Hunter Valley Training Company. The program consists of both classroom training and on-the-job training and allows apprentices and trainees to be exposed to the work environment at both Bayswater and Liddell power stations.
Scholarships and Industrial Work Experience
AGL Macquarie provides a range of programs for university students studying or who have completed a relevant degree in areas of Engineering, Business, Finance, Human Resources and Occupational Health and Safety. These programs include;
Our Scholarship Program is aimed at supporting local students during their university studies. The program includes a substantial payment to assist in covering education expenses and up to 12 weeks paid industrial work experience at the completion of each year of study.
Industrial Work Experience
Our Industrial Work Experience Program provides undergraduates in second to final year of studies the opportunity to gain paid "on the job" experience at Bayswater and Liddell power stations. Participants will be able to apply theory to practice, and have the opportunity to explore the broader aspects of our business. To apply, you must be a permanent Australian resident and preferably living (or willing to live) in the Upper Hunter Region. These positions are advertised annually in September / October in local newspapers and Universities.