Technical Officer – Periscope

  • Company:
    BAE Systems
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    23 hours ago
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Job Description

  • Apply your talent where it counts
  • Great opportunity to work in an industry leading culture and gain exposure to a trusted Defence company with diverse projects
  • Enjoy flexibility and interesting work within a strong team culture
  • Apply your talent where it counts as a Technical Officer – Periscopein our team in Adelaide, SA.

    Despite COVID-19, we have a strong pipeline of job opportunities and we are still hiring. We’re continuing to provide the Australian Defence Force with what they need to help protect the nation. Many of our people are now safely working from home. Of course some roles can’t be done from home and in those cases, we’re operating with an increased focus on health and safety on-site. We’re finding new ways of working in response to COVID-19 and our workforce is still delivering the best capability for Australia.

    About the Opportunity

    Reporting to the Periscope Workshop Supervisor you will:

  • Perform preventative and corrective maintenance services for submarine systems as required
  • Perform failure diagnosis, repair and production testing of opto-electrical and mechanical, and electronic assemblies down to component level in accordance with approved test procedures
  • Perform acceptance test activities using automated test equipment
  • Conduct analysis of preventative and corrective maintenance routines and provide input to technical reports
  • Assist in configuration management of the Periscope product
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives of technical processes that support the periscope product
  • Perform rework, modify and repair electronic assemblies and cables to IPC-Project standards
  • About you

    As an ideal applicant for this opportunity, you’ll have:

  • Demonstrated experience in fault finding of electrical and electronic assemblies to component level
  • A Diploma / Advanced Certificate/ Associated Diploma in Electrical, Electronics or demonstrated equivalent practical experience
  • Sound fault finding techniques with the ability to diagnose and rectify complex technical problems
  • Experience in an Opto-Mechanical test environment or a manufacturing test environment, preferably in a military equipment field.
  • Don’t meet every criteria listed above? Don’t worry. Providing you have the right foundational experience and qualifications, we encourage you to apply. Whether it be for this role or another, your skills and competencies are of interest to us.

    About us

    BAE Systems’ advanced defence technology solutions protect people and national security, keeping critical information and infrastructure secure. For more than 65 years we have searched for new ways to provide our customers in Australia with a competitive edge across air, land, sea, cyber, space and electronic domains.

    In terms of our culture, it’s safety focused and inclusive. For us that means ensuring that the voices and talents of our more than 4,100 employees are valued and that everyone has a sense of belonging. It also means providing a safe, family friendly, flexible and supportive place to work. Join us.


    As Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearance.

    International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable and as such, your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

    Further information regarding clearances is available at:

    Applications should be addressed to: Vinodh Sounder Rajan, Talent Acquisition specialist – Engineering and made online here.

    Whilst applications must be made online, confidential enquiries are very welcome via email:

    We welcome and strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and Veterans for these opportunities. An inclusive culture and an exciting, supportive career opportunity awaits. We are also proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for Women. If you would like to know more information about how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and initiatives here:

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