Avionics Instructor

BAE SystemsPlacer County

Location:Placer County
Job Type:Full Time
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  • Apply your talent where it counts
  • A rare opportunity to be part of a progressive project
  • Enjoy flexibility, innovation focus and interesting work within a strong team culture

At BAE Systems, our advanced technology protects people and national security and has kept critical Australian information and infrastructure secure for more than 65 years.

We employ a skilled workforce of more than 3,500 people at over 25 locations across the country. Our work helps keep Australia safe and contributes to creating a more prosperous and innovative nation.

As a member of the BAE Systems team, you'll enjoy a strong safety culture - employee safety and well-being is our top priority. We also maintain a genuine commitment to diversity and inclusion and to training and development. We offer competitive benefits and enjoy a family friendly work place with flexible work practices coupled with a strong focus on innovation. Join us and apply your talent where it counts.

An opportunity now exists for a talented Aviation Technical Instructor to join our team in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales.

The Defence Aeroskills Training Academy (DATA) deliver all aviation trade training to the Australian Defence Force. This role is the perfect opportunity to become part of the fulltime workforce and further develop your instructional and technical skills and knowledge.

Applications are now sought from qualified Aircraft Maintenance Engineers seeking an opportunity to utilise their expertise, and take their career to another level.

A background in Avionics, as well as Defence engineering policy experience will be highly regarded.

In terms of more specific responsibilities, you will:

  • Undertake facilitation and delivery of training in both;
  • Initial Employment Training, and
  • Post Initial Employment Training
  • Undertake supervision within a simulated working environment
  • Provide specialisation skills and advice to support Aviation Technical Training
  • Develop and maintain relationships with the relevant customer, Government and industry partners
  • Design and develop training solutions and documentation, to ensure that the outputs produced meet all stakeholder requirements for;
  • Initial Employment Training, and
  • Post Initial Employment Training
  • Maintain accurate electronic and hard copy records of training documentation
  • Guide and mentor Defence trainees in best practice within the aviation environment

As an ideal applicant, you will have:

  • Demonstrated industry experience as a qualified Aviation Maintenance Engineer with a current Certificate IV Aeroskills (Avionics)
  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment (TAE40116), although consideration will be given to those in the process of gaining this qualification
  • Experience in a technical training discipline with current demonstrated experience in the development of adult learning environments
  • Demonstrated commitment to the Australian Defence Force culture and ability to mentor students

As Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearance.

International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable and as such, your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

Applications should be addressed to: Sally Porter – Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Please ensure you attach a current resume and copy of your relevant qualification(s) to your application. A cover letter is preferred.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

To learn about other employment opportunities at BAE Systems, please visit: www.baesystems.careers.com.au

BAE Systems Australia employees are encouraged to refer others for employment in line with the conditions of the Employee Referral Scheme.

Further information regarding clearances is available at: https://careers.au.baesystems.com/opportunity.html

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