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Disciplines: Aerospace Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Building Services Engineering

Remuneration: $$80,669 - $92,150 (plus super) per annum

Location: Cairns

Type: Full Time

Posted: 15/01/2021

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APS Level 6

$80,669 - $92,150 (plus super)

Cairns - QLD

 

The Role

The Engineering Officer will be responsible for working within the Defence Seaworthiness system, conducting Engineering activities in support of the Armidale and Cape Class Patrol Boats, managed by the Patrol Boat Systems Program Office (PBSPO). These positions are located in Cairns and in Darwin. The successful candidates will be required to achieve and maintain Engineering authority under the Defence Seaworthiness Management System. The Engineer will report to the PBSPO Engineering Manager located in Darwin. Activities that the Engineering Officer is expected to conduct include but are not limited to conducting engineering governance and assurance activities, providing engineering advice, review and management of engineering changes, and conducting risk assessments.

You will be a key member of the Engineering team and will be required to regularly liaise with stakeholders including the In Service Support Contractor, Navy personnel and other Defence agencies.

 

Our Team

The Maritime Systems Division (MSD) within the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG) provides through-life asset management support services to the Navy and Army maritime capability for Australian ships. The MSD currently has opportunities within the Patrol Boat Systems Program Office (PBSPO) in Darwin NT and Cairns QLD for an experienced Engineering professional.

The PBSPO is responsible for providing through life support to the Armidale Class Patrol Boats (ACPBs) and the Cape Class Patrol Boats (CCPBs). Asset management services are delivered through an outsourced performance based In Service Support Contract spanning engineering, maintenance and logistics operations. The Engineering Officers will be responsible for working within the Defence Seaworthiness system, to conduct Engineering activities to support the Patrol Boat capability. The focus of these positions will be on the support of the vessels and equipment and will also provide broader support to the PBSPO engineering cell.

 

Our Ideal Candidate

The successful candidates will be required to achieve and maintain Engineering Authority under the Defence Seaworthiness System and will report to the PBSPO Engineering Manager located in Darwin. Activities that the Engineering Officer is expected to conduct include but are not limited to, conducting governance and assurance activities, providing engineering advice, review and management of Engineering changes, and conducting risk assessments.

You will be a key member of the Engineering team and will be required to regularly liaise with stakeholders including the In Service Support Contractor, Navy personnel and other Defence agencies.

This engineering position requires a Bachelor of Engineering from an Australian institution, or a qualification gained elsewhere, that satisfies the requirements of the Washington Accord for recognition as a Professional Engineer.

 

Application Closing Date: Sunday 31 January 2021

For further information please review the job information pack, reference CASG/00086/21 on www.defence.gov.au/apscareers.

 

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