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Electronic Warfare Field Service Representative

Electrical Engineering Technicia
Contract Full Time
8 days ago
  • All Systems GO! Be part of the next generation of defence technology
  • Opportunity for an experienced Field Service Representative to join the team
  • Travel to RAAF Williamtown, NSW on a rotational basis

At BAE Systems we are all systems go as we continue to drive innovation and seek passionate and talented people to join our business. We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Field Service Representative to join our Wedgetail project based in DSTG, Edinburgh, South Australia.

What this opportunity will mean for you:

  • Purposeful work where your efforts are recognized in an environment where you can thrive
  • Joining an organisation that is passionate about developing some of the most impressive careers in the world
  • Industry-leading flexibility options to unlock the talent and diversity of every individual
  • Unique opportunities to contribute to programs of national significance whilst growing your skills
  • A strong safety culture, inclusive teams and work to be proud of, underpinned by a compelling set of values

Your new role:
We're looking forward to appointing an Electronic Warfare Field Service Representative to our team on a permanent full time basis at DSTG-E, South Australia.
In this key role you will be the front line interface between the Royal Australian Air Force operators and Maintainers, the engineering and maintenance support services provided by BAE Systems, and on site Boeing engineering and technical staff. Your role will provide support to electronic support measures and electronic warfare self-protection systems installed on the Royal Australian Air Force Airborne Early Warning & Control aircraft and in the Joint Electronic Warfare Operational Support Unit. The position requires travel to 2SQN, RAAF Williamtown, New South Wales on a rotational basis.

This opportunity will see you:

  • Provide advice regarding the correct interpretation of electronic warfare system operator and maintenance procedures
  • Provide assistance to maintenance/fault finding activities when required
  • Monitor all maintenance actions to minimize the frequency of inappropriate and/or unnecessary LRU replacement
  • Monitor failure trends and technical advice from original equipment manufacturers and proposing improvements to Royal Australian Air Force maintenance procedures and techniques to enhance the operational availability of the electronic warfare systems
  • Provide technical publication authoring in support of the Air Force Airborne Early Warning & Control operational and maintenance activities
  • Provide engineering support to the electronic support measures, automatic test equipment technicians and the electronic warfare test/integration and systems engineering teams when required

About you

As an ideal applicant for this opportunity, you'll have:

  • The ability to travel to Williamtown, New South Wales and work for up to two weeks at a time
  • Significant experience working within a defence environment including flight line/aircraft maintenance and defence projects
  • Experience relating to complex electronic weapon systems and a high degree of knowledge of the Airborne Early Warning & Control electronic warfare and electronic warfare self-protection systems
  • Experience with test and integration activities of complex electronic weapon systems
  • Familiarity with Royal Australian Air Force organizations and with Royal Australian Air Force operational and maintenance procedures
  • Well-developed self-management skills and a demonstrated ability to work under your own initiative
  • The ability to work within flexible hours and a willingness/ability to travel at short notice as required

Whilst not essential, a Certificate IV in Aero Skills (Avionics) and/or general experience related to complex electronic weapon systems are desirable.

Research shows that some candidates hesitate to apply for roles if they feel they don't meet 100% of the criteria. So, if this opportunity excites you and you have the right foundational experience and qualifications, we encourage you to apply. Whether it be for this role or another, your skills and competencies are of interest to us.


As Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearance.

International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable and as such, your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

Further information regarding clearances is available at:

Applications should be addressed to: Ayesha Rahaman and made online here. Confidential enquiries are welcome via email:

Please be aware that pursuant to different State government health directions, vaccination mandates regarding your ability to attend our Company sites may be applicable. Please be prepared to discuss your vaccination status with our recruiters as part of the recruitment process.

We are a 2021 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

Our culture
We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment where our people can thrive. For us that means ensuring that the voices and talents of our employees are valued and that everyone has a sense of belonging. We do not tolerate discrimination because of differences, such as age, ability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, or sexual orientation.
If you would like to know more information about how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and initiatives via this link.

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Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $0
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $0
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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