Weapons Electrical Engineer

Location:: South Australia
Sectors: Engineering
Employment type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Contact name: Patrick Horwood

Contact email: patrick@clearedrecruitment.com.au
Job reference: BBBH2252_1718935310
Published: 25 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

To all my fellow ex-Navy WEEO's or Electrical Weapons Engineers looking for their next big opportunity, have we got the job for you!
Our client is a global supplier to the Defence sector and has been leading the way for Australian Defence Industry support for over 50+ years and is actively looking to expand its team in light of recent government announcements for sustainment and acquisition of naval vessels and systems. We currently have an exciting opportunity to help design, integrate and develop weapons and combat systems for RAN frigates to support sovereign capability.
Permanent full-time with rewarding salary, flexibility and growth options.
Must have an active security clearance.

Role: Weapons Electrical Engineer

Location: Osborne, South Australia


  • Provide Combat System domain technical direction, support and guidance to the DCE Platform Installer and other DCE Program stakeholders as required to interpret technical documents, instructions and drawings for all DCE ExtMP MWL items
  • Work within the DCE Waterfront Support team to provide timely triage, response/resolution and close out of DCE External Maintenance Period (ExtMP) PIRs and other Production related issue reports
  • Support PIR reporting and the performance framework throughout DCE ExtMP Production
  • Support improvements of the Engineering Change process, to enable changes in Production Work Instructions to be captured and approved throughout Production
  • Acquire DDGSPO AEO delegation within the Combat System Domain, to enable technical direction to be made at the Waterfront to support DCE Program Production activities
  • Support the development of a Production Guidelines/Thresholds document to enable Production to progress with tasks within a pre-approved boundary when minor deck plate problems are encountered
  • Support Production Readiness Reviews as required in order to determine the DCE Enterprise's preparedness to enter the Production Phase or in introducing Engineering Change designs to the DCE Platform Installer
  • Conduct and support Engineering Design Reviews (e.g. SRR, PDR, DDR, CDR) in order to determine a design's maturity for incorporation into the DDG Platform
  • Develop and drive continuous improvement within the DCE Waterfront Production Support team to enhance Production, Engineering and DDGSPO processes via process improvement proposals/suggestions

About YOU

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, or Electronic, or Mechatronic engineering or technology degree qualified, satisfying the requirements for membership of the institute of Engineers Australia.
  • Meets requirements for registration as Chartered Engineer and preferably be a member of a professional body.
  • Experience in developing electrical equipment designs (Sensors, Command & Control), participation in design reviews, undertaking typical design analyses and implementation of electrical/ electronic solutions, its integration, validation and qualification testing
  • As applicable, extensive experience in an engineering operation in support of systems and equipment, including experience in configuration management methods, logistics engineering products, technical report writing and data management
  • Experience in design analysis techniques, development tools in areas such as power generation, power distribution, design documentation, circuit protection, earthing systems, maritime electrical design practices, control and monitoring systems, electrical industry standards, lighting systems, electromagnetic interference (EMI) and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) solutions and compliance
  • Ability to train and mentor more junior engineers through good team-building skills
  • Proven ability to function confidently within a project team and broader business environment
  • Able to form & facilitate problem solving teams in order to achieve engineering systems and processes outcomes
  • Eligible to obtain and maintain relevant Defence Clearances

If you think you match the above position, please apply in Word document format. PDF is also accepted.

All applicants must be Australian Citizens and meet ITAR regulations and compliance. An active security clearance is ideal.

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