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Saab Global

Electrical Supervisor – JP2060 Support

Brisbane, Australia
Closing date: 6 June 2024

The role

As part of our Land & Aerospace group, the Electrical Supervisor – JP2060 will be responsible to lead a team of Electricians to conduct testing, diagnosing, repairing, maintaining and upgrading a wide range of electrical and electro-mechanical Australian Defence Force (ADF) equipment at The Deployable Health Support Centre (DHCSC), Bundamba or at ADF sites around Australia. The role requires the successful candidate to be nominated and perform the duties as the Saab Qualified Technical Person under the Qld Electrical licensing regulation and will work a 9 day fortnight.

Further, the successful candidate will:

  • Qualified Technical Person
    • must be competent to perform electrical work,
    • must have held a Queensland electrical mechanic work licence for at least two years, and
    • must have completed the following units of competency:
      • UEEEL0002 - Apply currency of safe working practices and compliance verification of electrical installations. (This unit must have been completed within the last 3 years)
      • UEEEL0030 - Conduct compliance inspection of single-phase LV electrical installations
      • UEEEL0029 - Conduct compliance inspection of LV electrical installations with demand exceeding 100 A per phase.
    • Support the Safe Systems of Work development within the JP2060 Ph 3 Project
    • Working with the Head of Discipline support the Training and competence Frame work of Electricians in Saab Australia
  • Supervise the electrical team in the ongoing support, repairs, maintenance and upgrade of Deployable Health electro/mechanical equipment
  • Supervise the offsite activities and work at Defence units of the electrical team.
  • Supervise the test, acceptance and set to work of hardware at the Deployable Health Support Centre and Defence installations.
  • As the Supervisor take an active role in the hardware maintenance and support work carried out in the Saab Workshop and ADF sites.
  • Ensure adherence to approved work practices

Flexible work arrangements such as 9 day fortnight will be considered for this role.

About you

Your skills and experience will include:

  • 3 to 5 years industry experience as a Maintenance Electrician, supporting medium subsystems or group of smaller subsystems and/or equipment.
  • experience in the areas of planning, organisation and customer focus
  • Experience with workmanship inspection and adherence to stipulated standards.
  • Experience in circuits and wiring fault finding in industrial systems (cPCI, VME)
  • Experience in installation, maintenance, and repair of heating, cooling, and refrigeration systems
  • Previous experience in field fault diagnosis and repair electrical equipment

As Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants will be required to hold an Australian Defence Security Clearance to NV1 level or have the ability to gain one.

About us

Saab Australia is a defence, security and cyber solutions provider, specialising in the development and integration of major defence and security systems. For over 30 years in Australia, we have built a reputation for delivering complex systems integration projects that provide proven and advanced capabilities to keep us ahead of today’s challenges.

From combat, communications, security and underwater systems, to mixed reality, cyber security and deployable health solutions, our extensive portfolio of products and services provide high-technology solutions for defence forces and civil industries across the globe.

Apply today to join our crew and deliver solutions with purpose!

Culture and benefits

We employ over 900 Australians and are committed to fostering a culture of excellence and enriching the employee experience.

By joining Saab, you’ll be a part of a collaborative and supportive organisation, where your professional growth and work-life balance are emphasised.  You’ll work within an innovative and vibrant workplace, while having the opportunity to develop a long-term, fulfilling career.

As a valued team member of Saab Australia, you’ll access a variety of perks and benefits to support you and your family including:

  • 6 weeks paid leave each year
  • 13% Superannuation
  • Free Income Protection Insurance
  • Flexible working options
  • Access to the Saab shares matching scheme
  • Access to MySaab; our online store offering everything from cash back at hundreds of stores to discounts from exclusive partners

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By submitting an application to Saab, you consent to undertaking workforce screening activities including, but not limited to:  reference checks, Australian Federal Police check, verification of working rights and qualifications, sanctions screening and a pre-employment medical declaration.

Saab Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply. We also welcome applications from individuals with culturally diverse backgrounds.

Saab Australia is a proud supporter of the Veterans’ Employment Program and welcomes the interest of ex-service members, veterans and their families.