Defence Jobs Spotlight: Aerospace Engineer Officer

With the continuing introduction of new aircraft, and equipment to the Air Force, life as an Aerospace Engineering Officer is constantly challenging and changing. Read on to find out more.

Aerospace Engineer Officer: Aeronautical

What's cool about this job? As an Engineer in the Air Force you would be able to be employed in roles where you are responsible for regulation, design, project management, logistics support and technical maintenance, to ensure technology is safely, efficiently and effectively employed to generate the required Australian Defence Force capability.

Additionally, as an Officer will also be also responsible for the leadership, management, and welfare of technical and logistics personnel within the engineering environment.

The Aeronautical speciality means you will be responsible for aircraft structures, propulsion and associated mechanical systems and ground support equipment.

Your roles will include Maintenance Engineering, Engineering Management, Project management and Design Engineering as your career progresses.

How much does it pay? Salary package upon completion of training is $85,582 per year (includes service allowances and a generous super contribution)

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Aerospace Engineer Officer: Armament

What's cool about this job? Air Force engineers lead an engineering team to help create and deliver Australian Defence Force capability by applying engineering principles to acquire, sustain, maintain, and manage technology. You will work on state aircraft, infrastructure, weapons, ancillary technical equipment and related aviation ground combat support systems like RADAR, SONAR, IT and networks; and operate within a defined engineering management framework comprising relevant Australian Defence Force regulations and procedural guidance.

The Armament speciality means you will be responsible for weapons, weapons systems and associated test equipment and bomb disposal.

After you complete Initial Officer Training you will undertake a Professional Development and Training year during which time you will rotate around different roles on a base every few months and undergo your employment training. After completing your PDT year, your first or second posting will likely be Maintenance Engineering or Engineering Management.

How much does it pay? Salary package upon completion of training is $85,582 per year (includes service allowances and a generous super contribution)

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