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Engineering Specialist (Communication and Navigation)

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Work type: Full Time Permanent
Location: VIC, ACT, NSW, QLD
Categories: Engineering, Technology, 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

As an Engineering Specialist (Communication and Navigation) you will support the Operation and Maintenance of assets that are critical to the delivery of Air Navigation services and Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting Services (ARFFS) to industry.

This includes contributing to the definition, measurement and continual improvement of system maintenance (in conjunction with suppliers), including configuration management. The role may also require you to support the installation, integration, test and deployment of system changes (including project-initiated changes) and updates ensuring, they are fit for purpose. Airservices projects currently in work or under consideration include:

  • Working on the implementation of new and innovative technology at Western Sydney Airports
  • Melbourne Airports third runway and Perth Airports New Parallel Runway
  • Upgrading the Airservices Australia fleet of navigation aids located all across Australia
  • Implementing new types of communications systems

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

Download File Engineering Specialist (Communication and Navigation).pdf

The Person

The successful candidate must have:

  • Completed a tertiary qualification in Engineering and be eligible to hold Registration as a Professional Engineer in relevant area of engineering in accordance with relevant legislation e.g. Professional Engineer Queensland (RPEQ)
  • Experience in managing regulated Communication and/or Navigation systems such as VHF, HF, ILS, and NDB
  • Demonstrated values-based behaviours, and ability to support organisational capability and culture
  • Excellent oral and communications skills and the ability to work independently or in a team environment

Additional supporting skills and competencies that are highly desirable include:

  • Demonstrated experience in supporting Engineering process improvement
  • Demonstrated understanding of Systems Engineering processes 

Should you require any further information please contact Marc Evans on

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.

 Security Clearance

To be eligible to apply, you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident as an Australian Government Baseline Security Clearance 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.

How to Apply

To apply for this position please lodge an application online attaching your resume and a cover letter outlining your skills and experience and how they relate to this role. Applications close 11.55 pm (AEST) 5th August 2024


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