Avionics Workshop Maintenance Engineer

BAE Systems

Location: Williamtown

Job Type: Full time


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We work in a thriving sector – one that puts us at the forefront of exciting and meaningful work. Every day we push boundaries to produce some of the world's most innovative and ground breaking technology. Individually we all contribute to our success. Collectively we make the impossible possible.
Recognised for delivering projects of global and national significance that help keep Australia safe, it is our shared passion that shapes our culture, and our people that make it a great place to work.

We have a new opportunity for an Avionics Workshop Maintenance Engineer to join the Hawk Lead-In Fighter team based in Williamtown, NSW. Leading the way for a 5th generation air force, the Hawk Lead-In Fighter provides state-of-the-art fast jet training capability. You'll work as part of this capability, responsible for inspecting and undertaking fault diagnosis of avionic systems and components within the workshop for the Aircraft, reporting the Avionics Workshop Team Lead.

Key responsibilities include:

  • System Maintenance: Remove, inspect, and install specific systems and components following approved procedures.
  • Diagnostic Expertise: Conduct fault diagnosis and system testing.
  • Component Repair: Perform necessary repairs and modifications.
  • Thorough Reporting: Report defects, deficiencies, errors, and unserviceable items comprehensively.
  • Certification: Obtain timely certification for completed work.
  • Quality Control: Implement quality control measures and report non-conformance.
  • Equipment Maintenance: Maintain workshop equipment per technical guidelines.
  • Accurate Documentation: Document engineering advice, defects, deficiencies, and updates.
  • Procedural Adherence: Follow local business operating manuals, procedures, and policies.
  • Authorization: Conduct and sign off on authorized tasks.
  • Equipment Operation: Operate within your authorized scope.
  • Compliance and Safety: Ensure data compliance, tool control, and environmental assessments while maintaining a clean workspace and following procedural compliance, including shift handovers.

About YOU

  • Prior experience with Avionics Maintenance or experience as an Electronics Technician ideally within the Aviation Industry.
  • Knowledge of Defence Aircraft Safety Regulations (DASR) pertaining to Continuing Airworthiness (desirable)
  • Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Avionics) or equivalent
  • Strong focus on maintenance procedures and processes
  • Understanding of how aircraft are operated and flown, including flight safety and airworthiness considerations
  • Identify problems in a timely manner and develop practical solutions to fault diagnoses and maintenance problems

We believe in hiring for potential, we know that some candidate hesitate if they don't tick all the boxes. If this role interests you, but you don't meet all the criteria, we still encourage you to apply.

Application Requirement
Applicants must be current Australian Citizens to apply for this position and ideally hold a Baseline security clearance or have the ability to obtain this clearance. Please note: you must be an Australian Citizen to apply for a security clearance. In addition to this, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable and as such, candidate nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role. Further information regarding security clearances.

About US
You will joining a workplace that truly cares about your wellbeing. Our people are diverse and we value the variety of perspectives this brings, we know that a culture that is inclusive and fosters a sense of belonging is a place we can all make the most of our unique talents and be our best. As Australia's largest defence company in a rapidly growing sector, you will be connected into a global team and encouraged to explore where your career might take you whether that is a traditional career path or squiggly one, there are infinite possibilities for you at BAE Systems Australia.
We welcome applicants from all people regardless of sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, disability, pregnancy, age, or other lived experience; and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for all positions. We are proud to be recognised as an employer of choice for women by WORK180 and are a member of the Circle Back Initiative we commit to respond to every applicant. To learn more about our competitive employee benefits, flexibility, other employment opportunities and what to expect from our recruitment process please visit:www.baesystemscareers.com.au

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