Location Cairns
Job type Contract
Salary Negotiable
Specialisation Engineering
Contact person Olimpia Newlove
Reference BBBH45917
Call Email Olimpia

We are working with a defence organisation with an established international presence. They are seeking to bring on a Mechanical Engineer to work as part of their team based in Cairns.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Apply appropriate Engineering processes for Engineering Change and Configuration Management in accordance with industry practice.
  • Leverage prior experience to support design, installation, commissioning, maintenance, and operation of ship systems.
  • Involvement in risk assessment and creating safety requirements.
  • Ensure adequate commissioning, Validation and Verification (V&V), test and trails and all task records, OQE, certification and reporting.
  • Coordinate with sub-contractors and suppliers to ensure deliveries are in line with project schedule, while meeting standards.
  • Communicate mechanical engineering solutions to customer as required.
  • Ensure compliance, and asset integrity is achieved and maintained.


Work Experience & Skills

  • Degree or (Advanced) Diploma in Mechanical/Mechatronics engineering.
  • Proven experience working in an engineering and maintenance environment.
  • Existing or re-instatable AGSVA Defence clearance.
  • High computer proficiency, especially MS Excel, and MS Office.
  • Ability to manage multiple, concurrent tasks, which have competing priorities.
  • A high level of interpersonal and communication skills, as well as the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.


As the role will be working within the Australian Defence industry, I am only allowed to consider applicants currently holding Australian Defence Security clearance (this is a must). The client is looking to interview and hire immediately so please get in touch ASAP.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below and attach your resume as a word document. Alternatively, please contact Olimpia Newlove on 02 9492 7509 quoting the Job Title for this position. #LI-ON
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