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Aps Level 2-3/4 (S&t Level 1-2) - Mechanical Technican

Australian Government Department of Defence - Edinburgh, SA

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Full Job Description
$53,044 - $74,721 (plus super)
Edinburgh - SA

The Role
Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG) are seeking a skilled Mechanical Technician to work within the Mechanical Fabrication (MFAB) section of the Research Engineering (RE) branch. The successful applicant will be responsible for providing precision machining and mechanical fabrication technical expertise to stakeholders across DSTG and the wider Defence community.

They will be required to provide technical engineering expertise to perform Computer Numerical Control (CNC) and manual machining, fitting, welding (MIG and TIG), fabrication and sheet metal tasks. The mechanical technician will be required to demonstrate an ability to interpret drawings, specifications and standards. The successful applicant will collaborate with personnel or project teams across Defence and industry on engineering matters and will need to apply quality management principles and associated business procedures within an ISO 9001 accredited quality system.

Position duties:
Perform mechanical fabrication work on 3 Axis machines with advanced machining techniques under routine direction.
Contribute to the maintenance of professional, scientific and engineering standards.
Understand the application of scientific theory to technical work.
Demonstrate an ability to apply a range of standard techniques and analyse standard results.

About our Team

RSD has a workforce of engineers, technicians, computer scientists and other professional staff who deliver a wide range of highly specialised research services and innovative solutions which underpin the operational capability of DSTG. RSD’s work areas undertake a broad, on demand and dynamic array of functions to keep DST at the forefront of research and development.

RE provide professional and advanced manufacturing to DSTG to enable delivery of products, prototypes and models for research, development and experimentation. RE fuses talented professional engineering and technical staff with world’s best design software and cutting edge fabrication capabilities.

Our Ideal Candidate
Our ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills/capabilities:

A sound understanding of the application of scientific theory to technical work, as well as the ability to evaluates, select and apply the appropriate techniques and methond to achieve outcomes and analyse results were required.
The ability to build and sustain positive relationships with team members and actively participate group activities,
Is able to listen and adapt their communication style and approach to meet the needs of the intended audience.

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