Research Engineering (RE), an advanced engineering branch of Research Services Division that is responsible for the development of bespoke mechanical engineering products in support of Defence Research. The work undertaken is highly varied across application domains including land, sea, air and space.
The Senior Mechanical Designer and Senior Mechanical Engineer work within a team of Mechanical Design and Engineering staff. They are involved in the development of hardware from initial concept through to in-service use, and will contribute to design, analysis and testing. Both roles will be required to demonstrate initiative and the capability for innovative thought as applied to design work.
Duties specific to Senior Mechanical Designer:
About our Team
RSD has a workforce of engineers, technicians, computer scientists and other professional staff who deliver a wide range of highly specialised research services and innovative solutions which underpin the operational capability of DSTG. RSD’s work areas undertake a broad, on demand and dynamic array of functions to keep DSTG at the forefront of research and development.
RE provide professional and advanced manufacturing to Defence to enable delivery of products, prototypes and models for research, development and experimentation. RE fuses talented professional engineering and technical staff with world’s best design software and cutting edge fabrication capabilities.
Our Ideal Candidate
We are looking for people who are genuinely interested in the opportunity provided; development of novel mechanical equipment across a wide range of domains. We are looking for individuals who can become the leading authority in their domain. They will have an interest in producing high quality work, and seek to continually improve and broaden their skills.
Our ideal candidates will be willing to work both independently or within a design team, and will be adaptable to changing requirements that occur within a research environment. They will have good communication skills, both written and verbal.
A combination of the following prior experience would also be advantageous:
Application Closing Date: Monday 17 May, 2021
For further information, please review the job information pack, reference DSTG/01906/21 on https://defencecareers.nga.net.au/?jati=3CA1ACDF-45AA-783D-18B3-BF6257C6A7E5.
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