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Combat Systems Technician

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Businesses Raytheon Intelligence & Space Clearance type Negative Vetting 1 Relocation eligible No Ability to Telecommute No telecommuting Job ID 183888BR Most Recent Date Posted 07/16/2021 City Osborne Country Australia
  • An industry leader and one of the most reputable technology innovators in the world;
  • Grow and apply your skills as a specialist Combat System Technician;
  • Working with a great team by the water at Outer Harbour (Osborne) SA.
A career at Raytheon Australia will provide you with competitive remuneration and benefits, flexible working conditions and the opportunity to build a successful and rewarding career with one of the world's largest and most technologically advanced companies. When you join Raytheon Australia, you are joining a recognised leader and trusted partner in the Australian defence industry. As the leading systems integrator for our Collins Class Submarines, we provide mission support and solutions to protect, secure and defend our nation - helping to make the world a safer place.

As a Combat Systems Technician you will move into a new and exciting career opportunity, focusing on the maintenance and support of combat systems for our Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Submarine Force. Working proactively and independently you will have the opportunity to engage directly with RAN personnel, as you provide the vital support necessary to maintain our Collins Class Submarines. In your new role with the Raytheon Australia team, background in Naval or Military electronics technology, hardware and systems will be highly advantageous.

Key Responsibilities
  • Apply the skills necessary to perform maintenance on a naval combat system;
  • Understand and diagnose the system capabilities and design features and operational requirements; to enable you to assess and promptly determine problems, solutions and act to remove, replace or repair equipment as required.
  • Prepare maintenance plans and meet budget and timeline objectives;
  • Work collaboratively with engineering specialists to develop solutions and provide feedback; cooperating with colleagues to ensure equipment is fit for purpose and well-maintained to meet the operational requirements of our Collins Submarines.
  • Support your peers and other teams by assisting with the assembly, installation and testing of equipment.
Skills, Experience and Qualifications
  • Ideally at Diploma Level, otherwise at a minimum a Certificate IV Electrical or Electronics Engineering; couple with minimum 2 years experience in a Defence Engineering discipline.
  • Understanding and experience in electronic system fault finding and diagnostic skills; electrical and data interface standards and protocols (RS232/422, USB, Networking); operating systems/servers, network protocols (Linux, Unix and Windows).
  • Experience working in a small and dynamic team to deliver outcomes to defined timelines.
  • Meet the work, health and safety requirements at site - both Raytheon Australia and legal standards.
This position will require availability to travel within Australia and Overseas to support Submarine maintenance.

The successful Candidates must be eligible to obtain and maintain up to a Negative Vetting Level 1 Security Clearance as needed. Eligibility can be found at

If you are looking for a rewarding career opportunity, click the “Apply” button now or contact us at

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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