Technical Services Officer Triton (Aero Mech)Edinburgh Parks, AUS

Requisition ID: R10161017

  • Category: Technical Support

  • Location: Edinburgh Parks, South Australia, Australia

  • Clearance Type: Secret (NV1)

  • Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 1

We’re building a reputation as the place to be in Defence. With strong local management, sound investment and a fresh approach, we’re on an exciting trajectory and building unique capability. Leveraging the kind of leading edge US capabilities and technology most can only imagine, our close-knit 800 strong team is busy delivering World-leading solutions to safeguard Australia’s future. And, together, we’re growing a business where everyone contributes and everyone matters.

Northrop Grumman's MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) provides real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) over vast ocean and coastal regions. The aircraft can fly for more than 24 hours at a time, at an altitude above 55,000 feet and an operational range of 8,200 nautical miles. Australia is a cooperative program partner in the Triton program which consists of the US Navy, Royal Australian Air Force and Northrop Grumman.

Your Role:

We are seeking a suitably qualified and highly skilled Technical Services Officer to help support the brand new MQ-4C Triton program and associated systems. Your role will require you (with the engineering team) investigate problem reports from the Maintenance Organisation, liaise with relevant authorities and implement engineering solutions to maintain continuing airworthiness of the RAAF Triton Aircraft. You will also be reviewing United States Navy Technical Instructions for suitability against WHS and Australian Configuration, Role and Environment requirements ensuring ADF capability is maintained.

About you:

You will have at least 5 years’ experience working within an aviation environment, with a qualification in engineering or similar aviation trade. Knowledge of the Defence Publication System and DASR publication requirements is critical to succeeding in this role.

If you would like to be a part of the newest program in Australian Defence, apply now and see how you can define possible!

What we Offer:

Whatever your role, life stage or background, you can shape your career here in your way with highly challenging work, great colleagues and career development, plus a range of flexible benefits and working patterns.

  • Commitment to your Professional Development – further education, leadership development, professional industry memberships and unlimited access to a range of online training

  • Options for flexible & hybrid work including a 9-day fortnight

  • Up to 2 weeks additional purchased annual leave

  • Salary packaging including novated car leases

  • Generous parental leave entitlements

  • Volunteer Leave

  • Relocation assistance

  • Health & Wellbeing program

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Support towards continued Professionalisation through our agreement with Engineers’ Australia

Everyone Matters

Doing the Right Thing and Sharing Success are two values underpinning how we behave at Northrop Grumman. Here, everyone matters and we proudly encourage individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply to join our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Security Clearance Information:

As an NV1 (Negative Vetting) Australian Government Security Vetting Agency (AGSVA) security clearance is required for this role, you must be an Australian Citizen. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable, as such your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role. You will also need to satisfy pre-employment drug & alcohol testing, police checks and employment screening verification

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and encourages individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply and consider becoming a part of our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.