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APS 5 - Aeronautical/Mechanical Engineer


The key duties of the position include The Role "Future Skies, Future Eyes" Future Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance Systems Program Office (FISRSPO) is seeking two professional engineers to join the team. In the acquisition phase of the AIR7000PH1B MQ-4C Triton project, this is a first-of-type Remotely Piloted Aerial System (RPAS) for the ADF and is a developmental platform in partnership with the US Navy. The primary responsibilities are: Accountable to the Aeronautical & Mechanical (AERO-MECH) team lead to undertake complex engineering activities across the airworthiness program for various acquisition projects.

Investigate aerospace engineering concepts, deliver and manage aerospace engineering specifications and resources in support of the Defence materiel capability lifecycle. Governance, assurance, and planning functions across the AERO-MECH domain, requiring stakeholder engagement with multiple Defence agencies and industry organisations. Maintaining parts of the Engineering Management System and reviewing, assessing and making recommendations on engineering artefacts.

Involvement in the Safety Risk Management Framework, analysing and proposing mitigations for any identified hazards. About our Team FISRSPO's mission is to acquire and integrate leading edge airborne ISR platforms and support the fifth generation Air Force and be ready, resilient and resourceful. At this current point in time, FISRSPO is responsible for the acquisition and introduction to service of the MQ-4C Triton and MC-55 Peregrine.

At every level and at every opportunity, FISRSPO cultivates our people within a matrixed organisation of functional disciplines as force multipliers to bring futuristic capabilities to the present and deliver leading edge ISR platforms to the RAAF, and specialises in 'first of type' leading edge technologies. FISRSPO also works as collaboratively with industry to identify the future of ISR capabilities to support and enable the fifth generation RAAF, be they crewed or uncrewed aerial platforms. As part of CASG, FISRSPO is an integrated workplace with ADF, APS and contracted personnel, committed to flexible work practices.

Our Ideal Candidate Our ideal candidates will be highly trained and qualified engineers in a relevant discipline who have: The confidence and maturity to complete complex tasks independently with minimal supervision Excellent interpersonal skills, and a strong work ethic with a drive to produce successful solutions An innate ability to be creative in deploying and developing their technical skills A passion and enthusiasm for developmental technology A willingness to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, responsible for undertaking critical analysis of complex engineering data, risk management, stakeholder engagement and the development of engineering documentation The ability to work with foreign nationals to achieve set outcomes while overcoming the challenge of working at a distance, in different time zones,.


Date27 August 2023

Location -

type Full Time

Salary $78,143

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