Aviation Technical Instructors: Several Positions

BAE Systems

Location: Wagga Wagga

Job Type: Full time


  • Be part of the next generation of defence capability delivery
  • Several permanent positions available for you to utilise your Aviation Technical expertise
  • Ongoing career development, attractive remuneration and 5 weeks annual leave
  • Enjoy flexible work practices, engaging work and an inclusive culture where we strive to make every individual feel valued

At BAE Systems we are recognised for delivering projects of global and national significance to our customers and with this we are known for developing some of the most impressive careers.

We currently have several new permanent Aviation Technical Instructor positions available within our Aircraft, Training and Sustainment business on the Aviation Technical Training (ATT) project based in Wagga, New South Wales – a city that offers affordable housing, a vibrant lifestyle and a thriving community.

What this opportunity will mean for you?

  • Performing purposeful work where your efforts are recognised in an environment enabling you to thrive
  • World class career opportunities, as our biggest project is YOU! Your success is our success
  • Accessibility to flexible working arrangements that will provide you with balance and a lifestyle that fosters wellbeing
  • Access to our competitive employee benefits program that are designed to better support you: Employee Benefits
  • Being part of a workplace culture that is safe, inclusive and takes pride in their company values

Your new role:
The BAE Systems Aviation Technical Training (ATT) project delivers all aviation trade training and technical manager training to the Australian Defence Force. These roles are the perfect opportunity to become a part of the future of Australian Defence aviation training, and help shape the Defence aviation technical workforce of the future.

Applications are now sought from qualified Aircraft Maintenance Engineers from the following trades:

  • Mechanical
  • Avionics
  • Aircraft Life Support
  • Those with a comprehensive background in Defence Aviation Safety Regulations and assurance

These opportunities will see you join a genuine, united, and engaging team, utilise your expertise and take your career to another level. Several positions are currently available and will be offered on a permanent and full time basis.

About you:

These opportunities will see you:

  • Undertake facilitation and the delivery of Technical Training in both;

  • Initial Employment Training, and

  • Post Initial Employment Training

  • Undertake supervision of Australian Defence Force personnel within a simulated working environment

  • Provide specialisation skills and advice to support aviation technical training

  • Develop and maintain relationships with the customer, government and industry partners

  • Design and develop training solutions and documentation, ensuring that the outputs produced meet stakeholder requirements for;

  • Initial Employment Training, and

  • Post Initial Employment Training

  • Maintain accurate electronic and hard copy records of training documentation

  • Guide and mentor Defence trainees and students in best practice within the aviation environment

About you
As an ideal applicant for these opportunities, you'll have:

  • Demonstrated industry experience as a qualified Aviation Maintenance Engineer (AME) or Aircraft/Electrical Engineering experience with experience in Aviation Safety Regulations
  • A certificate III/IV in Aeroskills or higher qualification, or a current EASA/CASA licence
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop effective relationships with a broad range of stakeholders

Whilst not essential, a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116) or technical training instructor experience, will be highly regarded.

We believe in hiring for potential so if this role resonates with you, but you don't meet all the required criteria, we would still love to hear from you!

As Defence security clearance is required for this role, 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 can be addressed to: Kon Yiannikopoulos, Talent Acquisition Specialist – Engineering, and made online here. Whilst applications must be made online, confidential enquiries are very welcome via email: kon.yiannikopoulos@baesystems.com

Our culture:

You will be joining a culture that truly cares about your wellbeing. Diversity and inclusion is at the top of our agenda. We are striving to create an inclusive culture where the voices and talents of every individual are valued and everyone has a sense of belonging.

We welcome applications from all people regardless of sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, disability, pregnancy, age, or other lived experience.

We are also proud to be recognised as an employer of choice for women by WORK180

If you would like to know more information about how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and initiatives via this link.

To learn about other employment opportunities at BAE Systems, please visit: www.baesystemscareers.com.au

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