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Explosive Ordnance Engineers

Date: 23-Nov-2022

Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, AU

Company: QinetiQ

QinetiQ employs more than 6000 people in 51 locations around the world, offering our customers premier expertise in advice, services and creative technology-based products.

 

QinetiQ Australia, part of the global QinetiQ group, provides technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests. As an innovative science and technology company, we help solve some of our customers' most challenging problems. Our determination to deliver and improve today and anticipate and shape tomorrow, makes QinetiQ a very exciting, rewarding and respected place to work and learn.

 

  • If your dream is to experience life in Australia, this could be the perfect opportunity for you
  • Relocation and Visa Assistance for you and your immediate family
  • 4-year contract with possible extensions

 

Are you ready for the opportunity of a lifetime in the Land Down Under?

Whether you are looking for sunshine and beaches, cosmopolitan cities, mountain ranges and tropics or ski fields, Australia has it all, together with an enviable climate and work lifestyle which encourages the enjoyment of free time for social and recreational activities.

QinetiQ Australia’s continued growth has enabled us to offer life changing opportunities for experienced Explosive Ordnance Engineers

 

QinetiQ boasts a large team of highly respected and experienced Explosive Ordnance (EO) acquisition personnel. Our staff work in close partnership with our clients and are embedded within a vibrant team network across Australia in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane.

 

As a member of the team, you will work on multimillion-dollar projects at the cutting edge of innovation in Defence munitions and play a role in the creation of sovereign defence capability.

Our key client manages the acquisition, in-service sustainment and disposal of all guided and non-guided explosive ordnance for the Australian Defence Force (ADF). As Australia strives to create greater independence in an increasingly challenging strategic environment, we are experiencing unprecedented demand for our support services.

Under the Major Service Provider (MSP) construct you will have opportunities to manage and accelerate your professional career across different projects in the Maritime, Land and Air Domains with the support and guidance of QinetiQ Explosive Ordnance experts.

 

Current projects and programs include:

  • Armoured Fighting Vehicle – Weapons
  • Maritime Strike and Missile Defence Capabilities, including Sea Sparrow Missiles, Tomahawk Missile, Standard Missile 2, Mine countermeasure and other future systems   
  • Aerospace Explosive Ordnance, such as Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles, Long Range Anti-Ship Missile, Joint Direct Attack Munition, and platforms including Super Hornet and Joint Strike Fighter weapons
  • Specialist Explosive Ordnance Support to ADF platform acquisitions

 

As an experienced Guided Weapons & Explosive Ordnance Engineer your responsibilities may include the following:

  • Support weapon acquisition and certification
  • Hold and exercise engineering authority on behalf of the Commonwealth of Australia
  • Initial planning and establishment of new weapon acquisition projects
  • Plan, coordinate and execute Explosive Ordnance project engineering activities
  • Draft and review engineering technical certification documentation
  • Undertake certification of current in-service Explosive Ordnance
  • Plan, prepare and develop weapon integration activities, schedules and plans for platforms
  • Support development of future improvements, enhancements and capabilities

 

To be successful in the role of Explosive Ordnance Engineers you will require experience in or an awareness of:

  • Developing engineering management plans & documents  
  • Knowledge of capability life cycle & requirements
  • Experience in explosive ordnance; engineering management / operations / handling
  • Experience developing system engineering requirements for Explosive Ordinance
  • Experience in the test and evaluation of Explosive Ordnance products
  • Knowledge of COMSARM & ADF Explosive Ordnance Inventory

  

About QinetiQ

QinetiQ Australia provides technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests. As an innovative science and technology company, we help solve some of our customers' most challenging problems. Our determination to deliver and improve today and anticipate and shape tomorrow, makes QinetiQ a very exciting, rewarding and respected place to work and learn. In Australia we employ more than 650 people across all States and Territories.

 

Looking for an Employer with Benefits?

On the hunt for an employer that values loyalty and rewards performance? At QinetiQ, our competitive remuneration and benefits package supports your evolving needs throughout your career. You’ll share in the company’s success, and be rewarded for your own. We’ll invest in your professional development and provide an inclusive environment for you to succeed.

 

Some of our benefits include:

  • Individual Professional development allowance
  • Flexible work
  • Leave purchase
  • Individual and company performance bonuses
  • Complimentary salary continuance insurance

 

A full list of our employee benefits can be found here: https://www.qinetiq.com/en-au/careers/benefits

 

If you require any further information please email Denise Cole  - DLCole@QinetiQ.com.au

As the defence industry in Australia grows, it is an exciting time to join QinetiQ. What the company looks like today will be different to that of tomorrow as we navigate an ever changing world. To innovate for our customers advantage we value the need for diversity of thought in everything we do. We provide a flexible and inclusive environment where our people can bring their whole selves to work,  meaningfully contribute and have equal opportunity to succeed. We actively seek applications from people who come from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Aligned with our Gender Equality Strategy and Reconciliation Action Plan we also encourage applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.