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Engineering / Project Management

Contract or Temp

Position : Guided Weapon Engineer (Remote)

Location : Perth

Gateway Synergy is looking for highly experienced Guided Weapon Engineer contractors for a government agency. An exciting opportunity is open for various roles for a rapidly growing project. Be part of a team that makes meaningful changes and improves Australian lives. 

The Role
Joining as a GW Engineer in the Underwater Weapons Integrated Project Team (IPT), you play a pivotal role in the advancement of the Advanced Lightweight Torpedo (ALWT) capability. With Gate 0/1 Government Approval in 2020 and anticipated progression to Gate 2 within 12-36 months, your mission revolves around propelling ALWT and its associated documentation towards successful integration and operational deployment.

The role will be responsible for, but not limited to:
Providing robust technical support, your expertise aids the progress of Advanced Lightweight Torpedo (ALWT) by analysing Cooperative Program technical data and ensuring Australia’s specific requirements are integrated into developmental decisions. You adeptly negotiate acquisition contracts, ensuring seamless post-Gate 2 implementation. Collaboration extends to assisting platforms with integration, offering crucial data support, and managing logistics, risk, and asset considerations. Your role involves preparing comprehensive plans, documentation, and support for pivotal executive and government decisions. Effective stakeholder management, including supporting the Capability Manager, enhances your engagement. You also actively contribute to the Underwater Weapons IPT, potentially involving preparatory arrangements and minute taking.

The Candidate:
Essential criteria

  • Relevant qualifications in Engineering or related fields and more than 2 years of relevant industry experience.
  • Your expertise lies in the domain of specialist engineering, particularly in the realm of guided weapons engineering.
  • Capable of handling various facets of technical analysis, contract negotiation, logistics support, and stakeholder management.
  • NV1 security clearance essential.

What the role offers:

  • Up to $2000/day contracting rate for the right candidate
  • A collaborative, supportive and productive team to ensure the success of vital Defence projects
  • Contribution to essential Defence initiatives


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