Facilities Engineer

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Disciplines: Civil Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Remuneration: $ per annum


Type: N/A

Posted: 11/02/2020


As the international design and build partner for Australia’s Future Submarine Program (AFSP), Naval Group is playing a critical role in the design and construction of 12 regionally superior submarines that will keep Australia’s shores secure for decades to come.

Initially reporting to our Infrastructure Manager, the Facilities Engineer will coordinate the sourcing and transmittal of accurate technical data into the facility design. The role will review and analyse technical and design documentation to ensure compliance with the functional requirements. The position will also develop and produce technical documentation to support the design development including reports, drawings, instructions, and data.  

This role will eventually transfer in to the Facilities Team, reporting to the Facilities Manager. At this time they will be responsible for delivering facility upgrade projects, capital equipment procurement and services delivery to enable a fully operational shipyard. 

Key responsibilities within Infrastructure team: 

  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders (e.g. Naval Group in France, Equipment Team members, the infrastructure designers, etc) to understand functional requirements to support the design process.
  • Produce technical documentation including reports, drawings and data to support the infrastructure design development.
  • Provide design input and verification for building services in support of operational requirements. For example:

- Electrical Supply and Back Up Systems
- ICT Services
- Fire systems
- Water supplies
- Security

  • Research and define performance specifications for infrastructure plant and equipment in support of the FSM construction and commissioning. For example:

- Industrial ventilation and extraction systems:
- Industrial gas distribution systems
- Compressed Air and High Pressure Compressed Air distribution systems
- Industrial fluids
- Electrical systems (e.g. Direct Current (DC), 60Hz, 3 phase)
- Explosion-proof services for Hazardous Areas
- Back-up power requirements and capacity

Key responsibilities within Facilities team:

  • Support the planning and implementation of SCY commissioning activities with the Infrastructure Contractor, Equipment Suppliers and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Support the development of the asset database and coordination with ANI (land owner) and the SCY Equipment Team.
  • Responsible for the ongoing development of the SCY capability, including capital procurement for facilities upgrades and production tooling:

- Specification development
- Support the procurement team with tender evaluations and supplier selections
- Contractor management for delivery of services and supervision of work on site
- Coordinate with end users to minimise impacts on Naval Group productivity
- Coordinate handover activities – training, manuals, warranties, etc 
- Contract close out

  • Support the development of contractor management policies and procedures, including requirements for:

- Permits
- Inductions

Education and Experience required:

  • Degree qualified Engineer in relevant field;
  • 5+ years’ experience with major infrastructure projects;
  • Understanding of ship yard facilities (advantageous);
  • Knowledge of infrastructure design and visualisations design software (Revit & Navis Works);
  • Advanced MS Office skills;
  • Good knowledge of Australian Standards;


The successful applicant must be an Australian Citizen;
You must be eligible to attain an NV1 Australian Defence Security Clearance. (Please visit the ASGVA website for further information relating to obtaining and maintaining a security clearance).

Naval Group value diversity and we value our people. After all, their talents and expertise are driving forces behind the success we enjoy around the world today. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged.

Naval Group Australia only considers applications submitted directly by candidates.

Naval Group Australia will not accept or consider any applications from recruiters or recruitment agencies for this position.

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