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Cameron jumps aboard South Australia’s naval shipbuilding industry

Wanting to take his skills in mechanical engineering to the next level and forge a rewarding career in the naval shipbuilding industry, Cameron made the move to South Australia two years ago to work on one of the nation’s biggest naval shipbuilding projects – the Hunter Class Frigate Program.    After completing a graduate program with BAE Systems Australia and undertaking various engineering stints in electronics and maritime, Cameron decided to pursue his passion for naval shipbuilding. He made the [...]

2022-11-28T15:20:01+10:30November 28th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Samuel’s career sets sail in South Australia’s naval shipbuilding industry

After more than 10 years working on a variety of Defence projects in Victoria, experienced engineer Samuel knew it was time to take on a new career challenge and broaden his skill set. He made the move to South Australia three years ago to work on one of Australia’s biggest naval shipbuilding projects and hasn’t looked back since. Having worked in a number of different engineering and management roles across various Defence projects with BAE Systems Australia, Samuel jumped at [...]

2022-10-21T15:36:18+10:30October 21st, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Career growth on the radar for Emily

As a young engineering graduate new to defence industry, Emily was eager to move to South Australia to broaden her career horizons in the state’s thriving defence industry. Growing up in New South Wales, Emily completed a degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Newcastle, before undertaking a graduate program with BAE Systems Australia, working primarily from RAAF Base Williamtown on the Hawk Lead-In Fighter aircraft. The Hawk is used to train qualified Royal Australian Air Force pilots to [...]

2022-09-08T14:13:41+09:30September 8th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Kosta’s leap into new career in the defence industry

Charting a new course in his career journey, Kosta was eager to make his mark in an industry set for strong growth and filled with meaningful work. This led him to a new career in the defence industry. Having moved back to South Australia after working in the United Arab Emirates for a government agency headed by the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi as a town planner, Kosta was looking for a career with the same level of excitement and [...]

2022-07-15T10:55:17+09:30July 14th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Turn your STEM skills towards a career in defence

Off the back of a successful trial in 2021, BAE Systems Australia has announced 10 internships are on offer within the national company through the STEM Returners Australia program. STEM Returners targets candidates with science, technology, engineering and maths skills who have had an extended career break or who may be keen to move from another sector into defence and matches them to paid career opportunities. BAE Systems Australia was the first defence company to partner with STEM Returners last [...]

2022-09-05T16:27:59+09:30July 1st, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Defence is in the family for Rebecca

Growing up, naval shipbuilding apprentice Rebecca was surrounded by family in the Defence Force. “My parents, grandfather and older brother – they were all in the Army,” she says. “I didn’t really want to go down the Army route, but I still wanted to stay in defence.” With a love of building and hands-on subjects including metalwork and outdoor education, Rebecca knew from an early age that a trade could be for her.  During high school in 2021, Rebecca [...]

2022-09-05T16:31:43+09:30June 17th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

ASC launches recruitment drive for fresh talent

South Australian apprentices have the opportunity to kick start their career in naval shipbuilding, with Australia’s largest defence shipbuilding organisation ASC currently recruiting new talent to join the ranks.  Applications are now open for the shipbuilder’s annual apprentice intake, with positions available for more than 25 apprenticeship positions in trades including metal fabrication, electrical and mechanical engineering. The successful recruits will be employed at ASC’s sites in Adelaide and Henderson in WA, and build their skills for upcoming submarine programs. [...]

2022-09-05T16:32:59+09:30June 14th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Babcock launches new Graduate Program intake

Leading defence and aviation business, Babcock Australasia, is calling for applications for the next intake of its Graduate Program, with positions available across a wide range of fields. The two-year program offers participants the opportunity to apply their technical skills and training in a practical environment, alongside an established team of industry professionals. Positions are available for people who have studied Naval Architecture, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics and Electronics. The program isn’t limited to STEM graduates though, with roles [...]

2022-09-05T16:29:14+09:30June 9th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , |
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