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Senior Asset Engineer

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Work type: Fixed Term Full Time
Location: ACT, QLD, Various
Categories: Engineering, Aviation

The Organisation

Airservices Australia is a government-owned organisation responsible for the safe and efficient management of 11% of the world’s airspace and provision of aviation rescue fire fighting services at Australia’s busiest airports.

Our people are our greatest asset with a dynamic and diverse team operating from locations across the country - from bustling cities to regional and remote locations, including an island. This team keep Australia’s aviation industry safe every day of the year, both in the air and on the ground.

We connect people with their world safely – linking family and friends, generating economic activity, creating jobs, and facilitating trade and tourism.

Airservices is committed to fostering a culture that is diverse, inclusive, and respectful.  We encourage motivated individuals who love what they do, value a service first mindset and embrace a challenge to explore a career with Airservices. In return you will be a valued team member, be offered flexibility and experience a meaningful career in an exciting, ever-evolving aviation industry.

The Role & The Team

This role will be responsible for developing whole of life Asset Class Management Plans (ACMPs) aligned with our Service Plans and strategies, and for monitoring performance of our Asset Service Providers in delivering against these plans.

This role is also responsible for the ongoing management of system requirements for systems within your asset class(es) to assure continuity of required service outcomes, and for researching and developing costed options for the sustainment or replacement of assets or transition, where optimal, to a managed service model.

  • Ensure Asset Class Lifecycle Planning objectives and outcomes are successfully achieved through the application of best practice in asset management, domain technical knowledge and effective interpersonal skills;
  • Work with Asset Owners across the Chief Service Delivery Officer (CSDO) and Chief Technology Enablement Officer (CTEO) areas to understand their service strategy and ensure alignment in relation to service outcomes, risk appetite and compliance/regulatory requirements within the asset strategy
  • Apply a Systems Engineering approach to manage system requirements throughout the asset lifecycle for the relevant asset class including input into options development and analysis, business cases, board papers and acquisition strategies which achieve return on investment, considers total cost of ownership, articulates risks and defines and quantifies benefits;
  • Liaise with stakeholders during the requirements and execution phase of the asset life cycle and address all non-routine situations and issues;

The Person

The successful applicant will have:

  • Tertiary qualified in Engineering, eligible for registration at the Chartered level by a recognised professional body.
  • Required to hold Registration as a Professional Engineer in relevant area of engineering in accordance with relevant legislation e.g., Professional Engineer Queensland (RPEQ);
  • Mature Systems Engineering including Requirements Elicitation, RMA analytics and Risk Management - applied to the systems within the relevant asset class.
  • Mature Asset Planning and Management including developing Asset Class Management Plans, options analysis and asset risk assessments.
  • Ability to operate in a technically complex and regulated environment, relating to policies and procedures as necessary.
  • Experience with supplier contract development/management.


Please see the link below to view the full Position Description:

Download File CNS - Senior Asset Engineer - TPBD3.pdf 

Airservices Australia is a diverse and inclusive employer that recognises the benefits of having a workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. We encourage applications from diverse groups including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

Should you require any further information please contact Neethu Stephen – Talent Advisor via email –

Security Clearance

To be eligible to apply, you must be an Australian Citizen or a Permanent resident as an ASIC is required for this role. Please refer to the security check requirements successful applicants will be required to undertake as part of the recruitment process.


To apply for this position please lodge an application online before Applications close 11.55 pm (AEST) Sunday 11th June 2023.

How to Apply

To apply for this position please lodge an application online via the “apply link” attaching your resume and a cover letter outlining what motivates you towards this role, as well as being a competitive candidate with your skills and experience.

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