TAURON has been carrying out actions linked to the promotion of electrician and energy trades for several years. Last year alone TAURON Dystrybucja employed 427 new people, of which the largest number – 207 – had secondary technical education.
TAURON Dystrybucja employs graduates of vocational schools with an electrical and energy education profile. Last year, 39 graduates from secondary schools with which TAURON Dystrybucja cooperates were employed. The company offers new employees stable work in a large organization that is still developing.
– Cooperation with secondary schools aims to acquire competent employees in the future. We want future energy engineers to see us as an attractive and stable employer that offers opportunities for professional development and work with the use of modern technologies and tools. We are a very big employer in southern Poland. For example, last year TAURON Dystrybucja employed 427 new people, of which the largest number of employees – 207 people – she did technical secondary studies – said Artur WarzochaVice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of TAURON Polska Energia.
In total, TAURON Dystrybucja has already concluded 33 agreements with vocational schools throughout its area of operation. These are school complexes, technology and education centers. The company also takes care of four sponsorship classes, in which, among other things, scholarships for students are funded. Activities carried out in cooperation with schools and the promotion of education in trades related to the energy sector, increase enrollment in electrical trades classes and improve the quality of vocational education.
– As part of the agreements made, we show young people what real work in the professional energy sector looks like. We provide schools with apprenticeship places and organize professional visits to our organizational units. Our technical staff organizes lectures and courses for students, a specialists from various fields tell what working in a distribution company is like, but also how the company and the energy sector have changed in recent years – said Robert ZasinaChairman of the Management Board of TAURON Dystrybucja.
Through vocational training tours, students can see what it is like to work in the various positions for which TAURON is currently looking for candidates – electrician, specialist or dispatcher.
Due to the fact that the commercial energy industry has changed a lot in recent years, nowadays, apart from electricians – specialists with skills in the field of connection and cooperation with the network of power producers renewable energy and micro-installations in the fields of telecommunications, automation, security and the operation of meters with remote data transmission are currently being sought. After employment at TAURON Dystrybucja, in addition to internal motivation and the willingness of young people to work, professional success is also determined by the fact that new employees can learn from practitioners and specialists with many years of professional experience.
Various forms of cooperation
An equally important and necessary aspect of cooperation for schools is the co-financing of electrical laboratory equipment. Thanks to the financial support offered by the company, it is possible for schools to purchase specialized materials, devices and equipment, which students will later encounter in their professional work. Thanks to this, people better prepared for their job, already familiar with modern work tools, come to work.
The company also participates in various initiatives led by schools. This involves participating in open days or sponsoring thematic competitions. In addition, TAURON Dystrybucja actively participates in local HR events, such as job fairs or open days at schools.
Above all, round tables and lectures on the operation of the latest technical and technological achievements in the energy sector are organized not only for students, but also for teachers. The training concerns teachers of theoretical vocational subjects and teachers of practical vocational training.
Reward for the company
The activities carried out were recently appreciated by the Zespół Szkół Mechaniczno -Elektrycznych im. K. Pulaski in Częstochowa. At the request of the school, TAURON Dystrybucja received a diploma and a statuette in a competition under the patronage of the President of Częstochowa, entitled “Employer supporting vocational education”.
– The cooperation with TAURON Dystrybucja is very important for us, because it is the largest energy company in the region and, at the same time, the largest employer in the field of construction and operation of the electricity grid. Thanks to the cooperation carried out for many years, our students, already at the stage of education, see the demand in the labor market and can plan their professional development strictly in the direction they have chosen. It is important that through internships and contacts with TAURON experts, they meet the practice of the profession, which cannot be demonstrated even by the best prepared and committed school – he said when presenting the prize to the company Tomasz Dobosz director of ZSM-E.
On the link https://www.tauron-dystrybucja.pl/oferty-pracy is the current job offer at TAURON Dystrybucja.