The SEA5000 – Hunter Class Frigate Program within Ships Division is responsible for the delivery of nine Frigates and plays a significant role in the government’s plan to create a continuous naval shipbuilding industry. To achieve this, the Defence organisation requires a skilled and talented workforce, that is solution focused and outcome driven to deliver on this critical Government agenda.
The position on offer provides a range of exciting opportunities in the Engineering area on one of the biggest Defence and Government procurements. The successful candidate will assume the role of the Mechanical and Auxiliaries Manager for the Commonwealth. You will work in a dynamic and diverse environment requiring a number of key skills including the ability to:
You will be able to independently represent the organisation in a range of settings in order to shape and influence stakeholders and be able to present information that contributes to sound decision making including the ability to articulate the naval construction program and more specific project requirements.
The Engineering Design Strategy currently employed by SEA5000 Project is new to the Department of Defence and challenges the traditional systems engineering approach to design.
The SEA5000 project will challenge your way of thinking and encourage you to be innovative and decisive.
Defence will support you in balancing work life with family and other priorities. You can access a variety of flexible working arrangements, including part-time work, occasionally working from home and working hours that aren’t always nine to five. There are also competitive remuneration packages that may respond to industry variations and include generous superannuation arrangements.
Defence will make a superannuation contribution of 15.4 per cent, higher than most industries, with the opportunity for you to make additional personal contributions. You will be eligible to access a range of work-life balance and career benefits including:
Application Closing Date: Thursday 07 May 2020
For further information please review the job information pack, reference CASG/01842/20 on www.defence.gov.au/apscareers.