URDEF Officer

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About us:

Naval Ship Management (Australia) Pty Ltd (“NSM”), is a leading provider of complete maritime sustainment solutions. Our team of sustainment experts, strategically located across Australia, work with our broad international supply chain to provide cost-effective and responsive solutions that optimise the availability, capability and seaworthiness of critical maritime assets. Headquartered in Henderson, Western Australia, NSM’s national footprint and highly responsive supply chain is ideally placed to support our customers’ critical assets wherever and whenever the need may arise.

Our capability spans the full spectrum of naval sustainment services including:

  • Asset management;
  • Ship repair, refit and refurbishment;
  • Maintenance support;
  • Engineering support;
  • Supply chain management; and
  • Procurement and logistics support.

Our NSM values are:

  • Safety: We embrace Safety-First in our actions;
  • Teamwork: We foster Teamwork through inclusion and collaboration;
  • Honesty and Integrity: We act with Honesty and Integrity, choosing courage over comfort;
  • Respect: We respect and trust our customers, partners and each other; and
  • Accountability: We deliver on commitments, we are Accountable.

About the role:

The URDEF Officer is responsible for providing support to the URDEF Manager and Ship Maintenance teams for the effective management of ANZAC Class URDEFs. Based in Rockingham, this full time position is accountable for but not limited to:

  • Supporting the Alliance Management Office (AMO) resolution of URDEFs ensuring adherence to the URDEF Process
  • Reviewing URDEF Signals daily to maintain a class view and identify any trends on ANZAC Class
  • Reviewing signals to identify deficiencies and ensure Royal Australian Navy (RAN) protocols are being adhered to
  • Draft and release daily P1 URDEF status reports as designated by the URDEF Manager
  • Provide out of hours management support for URDEFs on the ANZAC Class as designated by the URDEF Manager
  • Act as duty URDEF Officer when rostered
    • Advise URDEF Resolution priority for conflicting resources

About you:

Essential Experience

  • Extensive Naval/maritime engineering experience in maintenance and defect management or recent and relevant experience working in Engineering or Defence projects (technical background in Electronic/Electrical/Mechanical or Marine systems)
  • Knowledge of engineering maintenance practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently to organise and prioritise demands, handle multiple complex tasks simultaneously, set and meet deadlines and follow-through within a fast paced environment with multiple and competing demands

Desirable Experience

  • Effective use of AMPS - CMT – DRMS - MERCURY as the corporate tools
  • High level of understanding of Navy URDEF Process and requirements
  • Developed knowledge of the RAN Technical Regulatory Framework.

Must be eligible to obtain and maintain an Australian Defence Security Clearance - Negavtive Vetting One