Marine Platform Systems Engineer

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About us:

Naval Ship Management (Australia) Pty Ltd (NSM) is a leading provider of asset management solutions to the Australian maritime sector. Utilising a team of highly skilled professionals strategically located across Australia in conjunction with a robust, agile and scalable international supply chain, NSM provides cost-effective, responsive and customer-focused solutions that optimise the availability and capability of our customers’ critical assets.

Established in 2012, as a Joint Venture between Babcock Pty Ltd and UGL Ltd, we now support assets across the Royal Australian Navy’s fleet - most notably the Anzac Class Frigates as a member of the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) and the Canberra Class Landing Helicopter Docks (LHD), LHD Landing Craft (LLC) and associated assets. Our services include: Engineering Support Services; Maintenance Support Services; Ship Repair, Refit and Refurbishment; Supply Chain Management and Procurement and Logistics.

About the role:

In support of the Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) Asset Class Prime Contractor (ACPC) Program, the Marine/Platform Systems Engineer is responsible for providing specialist Systems Engineering during the development and execution of Engineering Design activities for the SEA 2048 Phase 6 (LHD Capability Assurance Program (CAP)) project.

Systems Engineer

  • Act as the Systems Engineer for contracted Engineering Change Projects;
  • Develop, review, and progress engineering project documentation (i.e. Scoping Documents/Project Implementation Plans);
  • Actively participate in design reviews (i.e. SRR, SFR, PDR, CDR etc.) and technical workshops to champion achievement of Configuration Management baselines (i.e. NBL, RBL, FBL etc.);
  • Conduct and co-ordinate internal reviews of engineering artefacts delivered for design reviews (i.e. SRR, SFR, PDR, CDR etc.) to ensure they satisfy contracted requirements and support the development of design approval documentation;
  • Engage and manage all stakeholders within the Technical Support Network (TSN) on matters affecting Marine/Platform Systems;
  • Review cost and schedule performance of contracted tasks;
  • Update technical, financial and schedule information for assigned projects;
  • Participate in technical working groups and design forums as requested;
  • Participate in System Safety Engineering and Hazard Analysis; and
  • Conduct technical review of engineering deliverables.

About you:

  • Tertiary qualification in Naval Architecture or Marine, Mechatronics or Mechanical Engineering;
  • Able to obtain Australian Government Defence Security Clearance;
  • Experience in applying Systems Engineering processes in line with EIA-632, MIL-STDC-499, or similar; and
  • Knowledge and experience managing, designing, or implementing Engineering Change activities on a maritime platform


  • Experience developing systems and products within a regulated environment such as Aerospace and/or Defence;
  • Systems Engineering experience within an ASDEFCON environment;
  • Experience in Naval Technical Regulatory System and/or Defence Seaworthiness Management System (DSwMS);
  • A sound understanding of project management and commercial processes; and
  • Knowledge and experience with DOORS.

Essential Compliance Requirements:

  • Must either hold, or be eligible to obtain, an Australian Defence Security Clearance to Negative Vetting-1 level
  • No restrictions to access FOUO level or ITAR controlled material. sm-aust/