Project Engineer


Location: Mulwala

Job Type: Full time


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We’re inventing the future, right here, right now, at Thales. We design the critical security solutions of tomorrow by combining the curiosity to explore, the intelligence to question and the vision to create. Together we solve complicated problems by combining our experience in the market with our leading research and development capabilities.

About Your Role

Thales Australia Mulwala facility is a chemical manufacturing plant, producing chemicals, propellant and explosives for Defence and commercial sales. The 1030-hectare site is near the border of New South Wales and Victoria, right by Lake Mulwala.

As a key member of our Capital Projects Group, you will utilise your experience to centrally manage the successful delivery of various capital investment projects. Working within a unique facility that will both challenge and reward you, this is a career opportunity that will see you working within a close-knit team of engineering professionals.

Your exciting new career opportunity will see you;

  • Preparing specifications and contracts, assessing tenders and actively participating in the development, implementation and commissioning phases of projects

  • Under limited guidance, manage several concurrent projects as you proactively develop engineering solutions, addressing both process and plant requirements within a Major Hazard Facility

  • Actively facilitate compliance with HS&E policies and guidelines, coordinating contractors, suppliers and internal resources when required

  • Collaborate with other key stakeholders within the Mulwala facility and broader organisation to ensure that you achieve project success

  • Maintain an understanding of explosive design requirements, engineering developments and relevant regulatory requirements

How About You?

  • Degree in engineering or equivalent qualifications in a chemical, mechanical, electrical or production discipline

  • Previous experience in a similar engineering position in support of capital projects

  • Well-developed project management skills with a proven ability to manage and deliver technical project outcomes, ideally within a similar high risk environment

  • Strong team skills and the ability to successfully interact with various stakeholder groups

Good to Know

You’ll get an email acknowledgement after you’ve applied, Thales strives to provide a personalised experience for all suitable applicants.

As part of our standard process you will complete police, medical, employment and reference checks. Thales also complies with current public health orders in place and as such you may be requested to provide your COVID-19 vaccination record.

As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain an appropriate clearance. To learn more about clearances please visit –

Thales is committed to promoting and maintaining a workplace culture of shared respect that enables all of us to feel valued, do our best, and remain truly passionate about the place that we work. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from diverse backgrounds.

We are also proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for Women. If you would like to know more on how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and initiatives here:

Wellbeing matters at Thales, and where possible we encourage flexible working.

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