Junior Technician

BAE Systems

Location: Henderson

Job Type: Full time


  • All Systems GO! Perform purposeful work of national significance
  • Join an organisation that is leading the way in defence
  • Enjoy flexibility, engaging work and a culture that embraces diversity and open-mindedness

At BAE Systems we are all systems go as we continue to drive innovation and seek passionate and talented people to join our business. We currently have multiple Junior Technician opportunities within our Maritime Sustainment based in Henderson, WA.
The Junior Technician is accountable for providing technical support to the design, development and integration of systems and/or equipment in accordance with the contractual and Company requirements in order to achieve the required business performance.

What this opportunity will mean for you:

  • Purposeful work where your efforts are recognized in an environment where you can thrive
  • Joining an organization that is passionate about developing some of the most impressive careers in the world
  • Industry-leading flexibility options to unlock the talent and diversity of every individual
  • Unique opportunities to contribute to programs of national significance whilst growing your skills
  • A strong safety culture, inclusive teams and work to be proud of, underpinned by a compelling set of values

In terms of more specific responsibilities, you will:

  • Assist in the preparation and provision of information to enable the production of replies to requests for tender or quotations
  • Assist in the development and/or preparation of accurate documentation including test procedures and reports
  • Defect analysis, resolution and provision of detailed Technical Reports
  • Provide input to planning and maintenance of schedules
  • Be available to undertake off-site installation or training deployments
  • Participate in bids/RFT/quotations for selected Communications Works and Projects
  • Provide and update plans and schedules
  • Implement Quality Procedures during delegated projects
  • Design input for selected minor projects

As an ideal applicant for this opportunity, you will have:

  • A Technical (electrical, mechanical, communications) qualification (TAFE/University) and or relevant experience
  • Demonstrated experience of Installation, Integration, Set To Work, Acceptance Testing and defect repair in the area of specific Technical expertise
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a defence security clearance “Negative Vetting 1”
  • Experience in the use of specialised test equipment and tools
  • Sound fault finding techniques with the ability to diagnose and rectify complex technical problems

A Defence security clearance is required for these roles. 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.
Research shows that some candidates hesitate to apply for roles if they feel they don't meet 100% of the criteria. So, if this opportunity excites you and you have the right foundational experience and qualifications, we encourage you to apply. Whether it be for this role or another, your skills and competencies are of interest to us.
Applications should be addressed to: Shane Blogg, Talent Acquisition Specialist – Trades, and made online here.
Whilst applications must be made online, confidential enquiries are very welcome via email: shane.blogg@baesystems.com
Please ensure you attach a current resume, cover letter and a copy of your relevant qualification(s) to your application.
Please be aware that pursuant to different State government health directions, vaccination mandates regarding your ability to attend our Company sites may be applicable. Please be prepared to discuss your vaccination status with our recruiters as part of the recruitment process.
We are a 2021 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.
We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment where our people can thrive. For us that means ensuring that the voices and talents of our employees are valued and that everyone has a sense of belonging. We do not tolerate discrimination because of differences, such as age, ability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, or sexual orientation.
If you would like to know more information about how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and initiatives here: https://au.work180.co/employer/bae-systems/benefits
To learn about other employment opportunities at BAE Systems, please visit: www.baesystemscareers.com.au

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