11:37 AM, 01 Mar 2019

Host Business of the Month - Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric has partnered with GTNT in August 2018 when they commenced Kimberly Graham as their Apprentice. Kimberly is a Powers Program participant completing her Certificate III in Electro-Technology Electrician. She is one of fourteen females who commenced this program in 2018, she completed work placement with different local companies before having the confidence to apply and secure full time employment with Schneider Electrics.

Schneider Electric has a global presence is over 100 countries, the Darwin office has approximately 20 staff members. They offer complete solutions to help optimize assets, people, equipment and plant, at every stage of their asset lifecycle: plan, install, operate, optimise and renew. Schneider Electric provide integrated efficiency solutions, combining energy, automation and software. By helping their clients design a strategy, deliver efficiency in their facilities and sustain results over time through long-term partnerships, from regional companies to the world’s largest corporations.

Schneider Electric believe that great people and partners make Schneider a great company and that their commitment to Innovation, Diversity and Sustainability ensure that Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.

The Power Careers Program is supported by the Northern Territory Government Department of Trade, Business and Innovation. Fourteen female Apprentices are employed under the program which aims to assist in equal employment opportunity cohort into a skill shortage industry in the Northern Territory.

Kimberly’s supervisor at Schneider Electrics advised that it is great to have Kimberly’s bubbly personality within the Darwin team. He also said that she is hard working and always puts the extra time, effort and attention to detail into completing any task. Kimberly has become a valued member of the team and continues to progress her knowledge and skills each day.

Kimberly has also been interested in understanding how things work and how they go together which lead her to apply for the Power Careers Program. She wanted a job that would keep her busy and let her feel accomplished and proud of herself. With the support, guidance and training that Kimberly receives from Schneider Electric’s she feels will be able to complete her apprenticeship and progress further in this industry.

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GTNT Host Businesses of the Month History 

December 2016   Asbuild NT
January 2017   RPS Project Management
February 2017   Fannie Bay Dental Clinic
March 2017   Battery Hill Mining & Visitor Centre
April 2017   Gove Area Services
May 2017   Santa Teresa Community Store
June 2017   Timber Creek Ranger Station
July 2017   Edwards Construction Group
August 2017   Manfield Colair
September 2017   Mercure Alice Springs Resort
October 2017   NAAFLS Katherine
November 2017   Top End Oral Health Services
December 2017   T&J Contractors
January 2018   YBE (2) Pty Ltd
February 2018   Chambers Engineering Services
March 2018   Darwin City Refrigeration
April 2018   QBT Pty Ltd
May 2018    
June 2018   CBC Bearings
July 2018   Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
August 2018   Bridge Toyota
September 2018   Frontier Marine Services
October 2018   GEMCO
November 2018   Tourism Central Australia
December 2018   Australian Rural and Remote Community Services
January 2019   Country Solar NT
February 2019   Territory Wildlife Park
March 2019   Schneider Electric