Electrical Engineer | QLD-Portsmith
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- Apply your talent where it counts
- Electrical Engineer Maritime Sustainment supporting Royal Australian Navy
- Cairns Based role will support relocation for right applicant
We've come a long way in over 65 years of operation in Australia. On top of a strong underlying business, having been selected to deliver the next generation of advanced anti-submarine warships, the JORN Phase 6 radar upgrade and sustainment program and as a tier 1 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program partner, the future is bright for our more than 4,000 employees.
In terms of our culture, it's inclusive and safety focused. We call it an ‘everyone culture'. For us that means ensuring that the voices and talents of every employee are valued and that everyone has a sense of belonging. It also means providing a family friendly, flexible and supportive place to work.
Apply your talent where it counts as a Electrical Engineer in our team in Maritime Sustainment based in Cairns.
In Cairns, BAE Systems provides In Service Support to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Hydrographic Fleet of Vessels, these being the Hydrographic Ships (including the Survey Motor Boats) and the Survey Motor Launches.
About the opportunity
The Electrical Engineer is responsible for the task management, design and development of electrical/electronic systems and equipment in accordance with contractual and company requirements.
- Provide electrical engineering (comprising electrical, electronics, communications and control systems) input into the design, construction, maintenance and operation of the Hydrographic Ships, Leeuwin and Paluma class vessels
- Provide support to the formulation of safety regulations and damage control rules and the approval and certification of ship designs to meet statutory and non-statutory requirements
- Provide technical management and support to sub-contractors and suppliers to ensure deliveries are consistent with the project schedule and satisfy the overall technical solution
- Assist with undertaking detailed planning and estimating to establish work packages
- Review and updating program plans as required
- Actively participating in system safety working group meetings as required
- Acting as the technical interface with the customer in relation to electrical engineering aspects
- Ensuring engineering processes employed are compliant with approved company processes and project specific procedures
- Ensuring product technical integrity is maintained and engineering performance is achieved
- Managing technical and project risk related to assigned tasks
- Assisting with monitoring the technical progress of the project to ensure that no unauthorised scope is implemented
- Achieving and maintaining suitable engineering authority delegation
As the ideal applicant, you will have:
- A tertiary qualification (minimum B.Eng.) in Electrical Engineering (preferably including electronics, communications or control systems)
- CPEng or eligible to apply for CPEng through Engineers Australia (RPEQ highly desirable)
- Previous experience working in the defence, mineral processing or oil and gas industry
- Design, formal systems engineering and formal risk management experience (highly desirable)
- The ability to read and interpret electrical drawings and diagrams
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills
- The ability to adapt written and verbal communication skills to suit a variety of audiences
- Intermediate MS Office skills (Word, Excel, Power point and MS Project)
- Self-motivation with good prioritisation skills and ability to meet tight deadlines
A Defence security clearance is required for this role, therefore applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearance.
International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable and as such, your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.
Further information regarding clearances is available at: https://careers.au.baesystems.com/opportunity.html
Applications should be addressed to: Chris Girling, Talent Acquisition Specialist
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders for these opportunities. An inclusive culture and an exciting, supportive career opportunity awaits.
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