Technical Services OfficerFairbairn, AUS

Requisition ID: R10159953

  • Category: Technical Support

  • Location: Fairbairn, Australian Capital Territory, Australia | Australia Fortitude Valley, Queensland, Australia

  • Clearance Type: Protected (Baseline)

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available 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 innovative and sustainable solutions to safeguard Australia’s future. Together we’re growing a business where everyone contributes, and everyone matters.

Since 2001, Northrop Grumman has delivered Through-Life Support to the Royal Australian Air Force’s 34 Squadron located at RAAF Fairbairn in Canberra. The high-performing Northrop Grumman SPA (Special Purpose Aircraft) team is comprised of approximately 50 staff who provide all levels of maintenance, training and logistics support to the fleet of two Boeing BBJ’s and three Dassault Falcon 7X’s Business Jets.

Your Role:

As the SPA Technical Services Officer reporting directly to the SPA Engineering & Technical Services Manager, you will embrace a pivotal position at the heart of operations at 34 Squadron (RAAF Fairbairn). This strategic role not only situates you on-site to ensure optimal interaction and oversight but also entrusts you with the platform stewardship, aligning with our core objectives. You will lead a dynamic team, fostering a collaborative environment to meet and exceed our goals in aircraft airworthiness, safety, availability, reliability, maintainability, mission success, and life cycle costs.

In your capacity, you will perform various CAM Services technical functions, driving towards excellence in aircraft maintenance and support. Your role will be instrumental in supporting the development and implementation of continuous improvement strategies, ensuring our engineering practices not only meet but surpass the stringent standards of airworthiness and operational readiness. Through effective engagement with the broader SPA Engineering & Technical Services community, your leadership will be a cornerstone in advancing our mission and maintaining our reputation for excellence in aviation services.

About You:

Your background includes a formal Engineering or Technical qualification or practical aircraft maintenance experience, supplemented by substantial experience in the Defence/Aerospace industry, where you have demonstrated your capability in diverse technical teams. Adept in communication and relationship management, you possess the engineering and technical knowledge essential for a deep understanding of complex engineering tasks. Your experience is complemented by a comprehensive understanding of the regulations and standards critical to aircraft airworthiness.

Desirably, you have additional technical qualifications in planning and scheduling, and you are skilled in using project management tools. Your experience extends to planning, managing, and coordinating technical tasks within a project environment. With a strong grasp of the entire product lifecycle and best engineering practices, including the delivery of Continuing Airworthiness (CA) services.

What’s in it for you:

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 9-day fortnight

  • Purchased annual leave

  • Salary packaging including novated car leases

  • Generous paid parental leave

  • Volunteer Leave

  • Health & Wellbeing program

  • Employee Assistance Program

We’re building a unique, values-driven and inclusive business. We have exciting plans for the future and everyone has a part to play. Join us and see What’s Your Possible.

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.

Note: As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, you will need to be an Australian Citizen. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable, so your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

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.