Aeronautical Life Support Equipment Design Engineer

Adelaide - All Adelaide Full Time Permanent


Job Details

APS 6
$78,304 - $89,449 (plus super)
Edinburgh, SA

Aeronautical Life Support Logistics Management Unit (ALSLMU) within the Surveillance & Response Systems Program Office (SRSPO) sustains Aeronautical Life Support Equipment (ALSE) used by the Australian Defence Force (ADF: Army, Airforce and Navy) on 18 different Aviation platforms. It provides the ADF with a SME on ALSE matters which directly supports the delivery of ALSE equipment. The unit comprises a multi-discipline military, APS and industry workforce delivering:

  • In-Service management to ensure efficient and effective operation of current and future equipment fleets
  • Provide Military Air Operators with recommendations supporting the use of ALSE across the ADF
  • Provide authoritative engineering and technical support to meet regulatory requirements
  • Plan Fleet Replacement and Upgrades
  • Procuring and sustaining ALSE
  • Manage ALSLMU inventory in accordance with extant ADF policy
  • Govern and manage ALSE In-service support contracts.

This position fulfils design engineering functions that enable ALSE capability for the ADF. This includes:

  • responsibility to develop and review formal advice in support of the ALSE  Deputy Senior Design Engineer (DSDE) / Delegate of the Safety Authority (DoSA) to customer stakeholders
  • acting as a delegate of the ALSE DSDE to approve and release Formal Advice, as directed.
  • managing airworthiness design standards for ALSE, including routine reviews and advancing standards to reflect global best practice.
  • The position undertakes a key Subject Matter Expert role within the unit due to the specialist knowledge it is required to attain and apply in relation to ALSE capability. It is also responsible for:
  • acting as the lead technology manager for ADF ALSE domains.
  • developing and mentoring junior engineering and technical staff to attain mandated levels of engineering authority.

In addition to the stated Engineering qualification requirements, to achieve these key expected results applicants must also demonstrate a commitment to continuous learning and professional development to enhance their expertise in current and emerging ALSE technology. It also requires strong communications skills with the ability to influence ALSE technology decisions by imparting this expertise to others, especially the customer, and through effective engagement with a range of stakeholders involved in the acquisition, sustainment and operation of ALSE.

Application Closing Date: Thursday 21 June 2018

For further information please review the job information pack, reference CASG/01517/18 on www.defence.gov.au/apscareers. 

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