Avionics/Electrical Engineer : Part Time position (0.5 FTE)

Last updated 28 days ago
Job Type:Full Time

  • Apply your talent where it counts
  • Eight month fixed term and part time (0.5 FTE) avionics/electrical engineering position with the potential to be extended further
  • Enjoy flexibility and interesting work within our strong team culture

Apply your talent where it counts as an Avionics/Electrical Engineer in our team in Williamtown (Newcastle), New South Wales. Other interstate locations will also be considered to perform this position.

Despite COVID-19, we have a strong pipeline of job opportunities and we are still hiring. We're continuing to provide the Australian Defence Force with what they need to help protect the nation. Many of our people are now safely working from home. Of course some roles can't be done from home and in those cases, we're operating with an increased focus on health and safety on-site. We're finding new ways of working in response to COVID-19 and our workforce is still delivering the best capability for Australia.

About the Opportunity
An exciting and rewarding opportunity has arisen for a seasoned Avionics/Electrical Engineer to provide their engineering expertise on a military rotary wing aircraft program. You will be part of an inclusive and supportive team, performing interesting work and will be employed on an eight month fixed term and part time (0.5 FTE) basis. There is the potential for the position to be extended further.

This opportunity will see you:

  • Support electrical systems analysis on aircraft capability and future upgrades on Australian military rotary wing systems, including:

  • Communication Systems

  • Aircraft survivability equipment

  • Mission software

  • Sights and sensor systems

  • Weapon systems and ammunition

  • Assess and support the development of technical interface solution to general avionic/electrical systems

  • Deliver avionics/electrical engineering work packages and artefacts

  • Develop avionics/electrical engineering design documentation

  • Utilise design capture and analysis tools effectively to produce high quality engineering designs

  • Collaborate with the wider engineering and functional teams, seek and share good practice and knowledge to continuously improve engineering practices

About you
As an ideal applicant for this opportunity, you'll have:

  • Extensive avionics engineering experience or electrical/electronic engineering experience within the aviation industry
  • Relevant engineering university degree
  • Experience working with electrical rotary wing systems such as communication systems, aircraft survivability equipment, mission software, sights and sensor systems, weapon and ammunition systems
  • The ability to work to deadlines and have strong communication skills with the ability to develop effective relationships

Whilst not essential, a current Australian Defence security clearance or experience working on bid campaigns will be highly regarded.

Don't meet every criteria listed above? Don't worry. Providing 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.

About us
BAE Systems' advanced defence technology solutions protect people and national security, keeping critical information and infrastructure secure. For more than 65 years we have searched for new ways to provide our customers in Australia with a competitive edge across air, land, sea, cyber, space and electronic domains.

In terms of our culture, it's safety focused and inclusive. For us that means ensuring that the voices and talents of our more than 4,100 employees are valued and that everyone has a sense of belonging. It also means providing a safe, family friendly, flexible and supportive place to work. Join us.


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 should 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

We welcome and strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and Veterans for these opportunities. An inclusive culture and an exciting, supportive career opportunity awaits. We are also proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for Women. If you would like to know more information about how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and initiatives here: https://tinyurl.com/Work180BAE-Systems-Australia

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