Job Openings Defence Engineering Consultant (Safety/Systems) - VIRTUE TALENT

About the job Defence Engineering Consultant (Safety/Systems) - VIRTUE TALENT

The company:

Providing expert systems engineering and safety expertise to Air, Land and Sea - the company provides innovative engineering solutions to complex Transport, Defence and Medical Systems challenges.


The role in brief:

Influence the design, operation and maintenance of complex systems to ensure that technical risks are identified, communicated and managed; and that the safety of those using or relying on the system is not compromised.


The opportunity: 

Grow and develop in this one-team collaborative environment with proven high staff retention rates (average tenure 7 years). Don’t be siloed in one industry or specialism – broaden your skills across multi-faceted engineering disciplines and industries.


The requirements:

  • A 4-year Bachelor Degree or a 3-year technical degree in engineering and is, or is capable of becoming, a member of Engineers Australia at the grade of Professional Engineer or Engineering Technologist.
  • 5-10 years of experience in engineering analysis and system safety.
  • Contributed to the identification of safety-related risks during design/production /commission/disposal of systems or plant with experience in techniques including HAZOP, LOPA, FMEA/FMECA, Bow Tie etc.
  • Operated within and have an understanding of an ISO31000 Risk Management framework.
  • Understanding of Rail and International System Safety standards, particularly EN50126, EN50128 and EN50129.
  • An Australian citizen and capable of obtaining an Australian Security Clearance to the level of Negative Vetting Level 1
  • Excellent client management/stakeholder engagement skills.
  • Commercial awareness and appreciation of business development.
  • Previous Defence or Rail experience.
  • Previous experience in a Consulting environment.


The rewards:

  • Meaningful projects that will help shape our country’s defence and transportation infrastructure
  • Competitive salary packaging and company profit-sharing scheme.
  • 4 weeks annual leave and the ability to purchase 1 week of additional leave each year.
  • A mature working environment with flexible start and finish times.
  • Opportunities to diversify your experience with work across different sectors.
  • Support to obtain Chartered Professional Engineer or Chartered Engineering Technologist through Engineers Australia.


VIRTUE TALENT PTY LTD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applicants from all backgrounds.

www.VirtueTalent.com