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Australian Defence Force

  • #5 in Government & public services
  • 50,000 - 100,000 employees

Armament Engineer

As an Armament Engineer, you'll work with some of the world's most sophisticated armaments technology.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Types
Graduate Job

Application dates

Applications Open
3 Feb 2020
Applications Close
29 Feb 2020

Minimum requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor
Accepting International Applications
No
Degrees Accepted
E
Aerospace Engineering & Aviation
Automotive & Transport Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering & Construction
Communications Engineering
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Engineering Management
Environmental Engineering
Fire & Safety Engineering
Geomatic Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Marine Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mathematics & Statistics
Mechanical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Renewable Energy Engineering
Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering
Engineering & Mathematics (all other)

Opportunity

As an Armament Engineer you'll work with some of the world's most sophisticated armaments technology while enjoying:

  • an excellent salary plus generous superannuation
  • ongoing investment in your personal and career development
  • free medical and dental
  • a good work/life balance
  • rewarding work and world-class training
  • subsidised accommodation
  • a supportive team environment
  • travel and leave entitlements
  • free access to sports and fitness facilities
  • friendships that last a lifetime

All that plus meaningful experiences such as joining peacekeeping missions and supporting communities in need.

Your role

One day you could be testing the latest generation weapon system. The next could see you working on cutting edge remote-control bomb disposal equipment, or a highly classified cannon upgrade.
Air Force weapon systems include some of the most technically advanced equipment found anywhere in the world. So it takes a special kind of engineer to manage the teams that design, repair and maintain them.

In the rewarding role of Armament Engineer, you'll enjoy variety and responsibility in equal measure. Then as you develop your skills, the areas you move into could include:

  • regulation
  • design
  • project management
  • logistics support
  • technical maintenance

If you enjoy making things work and have the qualities to become an inspirational leader and manager, this is your chance to embark on a very fulfilling engineering career with excellent opportunities for advancement.

Sounds good? Then apply now (below).

Salary

  • Fully-paid training
  • Once trained, starting package approx. $74,001 p.a. plus superannuation (salaries correct as of 01/08/2019)
  • Numerous other benefits

Location

  • Training in NSW and VIC (and ACT if studying at ADFA)
  • Then posting to one of the many Air Force locations across Australia

Entry Requirements

  • At least 17 years of age
  • Australian Citizen

Medical and fitness guidelines also apply.

Applications will be accepted from those at varying stages of education from students who have recently completed Year 12 to graduates with a four-year Bachelor of Engineering Degree. Click below for more details of the options available.

Graduate Success Stories


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Jennifer Burgess

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It is about seeing beyond the task in front of you and understanding how that piece of work fits in with other related programs.

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As an Electrical Engineering Officer in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), my daily duties will vary depending on the role I am posted into.

Jocelyn Williams

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As an Electrical Engineering Officer in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), my daily duties will vary depending on the role I am posted into.

Jocelyn Williams

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  • Graduate stories
It is about seeing beyond the task in front of you and understanding how that piece of work fits in with other related programs.

Jennifer Burgess

  • Graduate stories
It is about seeing beyond the task in front of you and understanding how that piece of work fits in with other related programs.

Jennifer Burgess

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  • Graduate stories
As an Electrical Engineering Officer in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), my daily duties will vary depending on the role I am posted into.

Jocelyn Williams

  • Graduate stories
As an Electrical Engineering Officer in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), my daily duties will vary depending on the role I am posted into.

Jocelyn Williams

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