Thales Naval Architect – Sydney Full Time in Garden Island NSW


Branch Garden Island NSW AU

Naval Architect – Sydney
Garden Island NSW

Tertiary qualification as a Naval Architect (or similar) coupled with demonstrated experience in a similar role….

Utilise your proven skills and join the Maritime team at Thales Australia

  • Support our Maritime operations and be part of something big
    • Permanent role, rewarding salary package | Garden Island, Sydney location

    About Thales Australia
    Whenever critical decisions need to be made, Thales has a role to play. Thales in Australia is part of a leading international electronics and systems group serving the defence, aerospace and space, security and transport markets in Australia and throughout the world. Our expertise ranges across protected mobility vehicles and integrated communications solutions for defence through to security solutions and systems integration for the commercial sector.
    The Thales Australia Maritime business offers ship repair services, maintenance and asset management / in-service support capabilities for commercial and naval ships in Australia. Our Engineering Services team is a diverse team of multi-disciplinary engineering and technically qualified professionals. With a broad focus across a range on engineering service offerings, we specialise in the support of a diverse range of Naval platforms and other commercial projects. Right on the doorstep of the largest docking facility in the southern hemisphere, you will be joining a skilled and experienced team that will see you enjoying the diverse challenges of today and contributing to the ongoing success of our Maritime operations at Thales Australia.
    About the Role
    We look forward to you joining our team of naval architecture professionals as you take on this pivotal role that will see you supporting our Maritime operations. We are seeking an experienced Naval Architect, someone wanting to be part of a team and tackling challenging projects as you utilise your proven skills and experience and deliver customer focused technical solutions. Within our unique environment, you will also get the opportunity to act as a Delegated Design Authority and pass on your skills to others as you contribute to the development of those around you as well as the ongoing success of Thales Australia.
    Key Responsibilities

    • Utilise your naval architecture background to support diverse projects for both of Naval and commercial customers
    • Hold status as a delegated Design Authority and take responsibility for the technical integrity of solutions
    • Leverage your technical strengths to perform a variety of design tasks and ensure schedule adherence
    • Review and approve design/maintenance changes and complete regular report writing
    • Ensure maintenance schedules are supported and other ad hoc tasks are managed appropriately
    • Operate with a customer focus, ensuring safe outcomes within an environment focused on quality
    • Maintain a high level of communication with all relevant technical partners
    • Utilise your experience to supervise, train and mentor others to develop strong team competencies

    Skills and Experience

    • Tertiary qualification as a Naval Architect (or similar) coupled with demonstrated experience in a similar role
    • Demonstrated knowledge of class societies, experience in Finite Element Analysis and relevant design standards
    • Well-developed design and drafting skills and experience in the use of CAD packages
    • Proven ability to interpret technical drawings, produce reports and operate with an eye for detail
    • Well-developed communication and team skills with a dedicated approach to meeting customer requirements
    • You are someone who thinks safety first and has a commitment for the achievement of quality outcomes
    • Those with any additional post-graduate qualifications will be viewed favourably; Certified Practicing Engineer, Project Management etc.

    Special Requirements: Must be an Australian Citizen to be eligible for a Defence Security Clearance and access information covered by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations.
    Apply now and join a truly diverse organisation with the scope to challenge you in your next career move as you join the team at Thales Australia.
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    Employment Type: Full Time
    Location: Potts Point, NSW, AU
    Posted on: 2017-04-18
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