Job Description

  • Located in Exmouth, gateway to the world-class Ningaloo Reef
  • Flexibility to focus on career, family, and lifestyle
  • Highly diverse electrical systems

As a proud industry leader in Defence mission support, Raytheon Australia is responsible for providing mission critical systems operations, engineering, maintenance and base support services for the Harold E. Holt Defence Precinct, located near Exmouth, Western Australia. This includes services for the maintenance and operation of critical defence infrastructure including the Space Surveillance Telescope, Very Low Frequency (VLF) Communications Transmitter and C-Band Radar.

If you are ready for the next step in your career and wanting a sea change, then this role is for you. To support our mission, Raytheon is currently seeking a motivated Electrical Engineer who is ready to join a diverse, talented, and enthusiastic team of engineering professionals on-site in Exmouth. Reporting to the Mission Systems Manager and working closely with the VLF Supervisor, your prime responsibility is to support and sustain one of the most powerful radio transmitters in the world, the VLF Transmitter. Other duties include supporting the Senior Electrical Engineer in the sustainment of the wider facility, which includes power generation, power distribution, radar, plant equipment and control systems.

You will assist in complex fault rectification, electrical design, and sustainment activities to assure the NCSHEH electrical asset operational performance and governance is maintained in accordance with Australian electrical standards & WA state legislation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prime Electrical Engineer for the VLF Transmitter Mission System, supporting the operation of over 1MW of triode vacuum tube amplifiers;
  • Support the Senior Electrical Engineer with power generation, power transmission, plant equipment, radar and control system sustainment;
  • Develop solutions that meet customer requirements within cost, schedule and quality constraints;
  • Defect investigations, maintenance-related investigations and special technical instructions;
  • Liaison with the Engineering Manager on project engineering issues, design process and engineering change development in according to company and program procedures;
  • Participation of technical reviews within the Program as well as planning, estimating and scheduling of electrical engineering tasks;
  • Risk assessments of Electrical Engineering Hazards and proposed design solutions.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Electrical Engineering with at least four years of post-graduate professional engineering experience in the area of Electrical systems;
  • Ability to resolve defects on a diverse range of electrical systems;
  • Willingness to become and maintain a Chartered Professional Engineering status via Engineers Australia;
  • Familiarity with Australian Standard (AS) electrical standards and preferably with WA legislation;
  • Preferred familiarity with SCADA, Siemens and Allen-Bradley control systems;

Candidate must be eligible to obtain an Australian Defence Security Clearance. Eligibility can be found at with ability to satisfy ITAR material access compliance.

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