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Defence Vacancy N.N. 10714890
Department of Defence Closing date: Thursday, 16 November 2017
Job Title: First Year Mechanical Apprentice
Division: Defence Science and Technology
Branch: Research Services
Section: Scientific and Engineering Services
Job Type: Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time
Salary: $25,240 - $46,441
Location: Edinburgh - SA
Classification: Apprentice APS (Trades)
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: DST/02612/17
Agency Website: http://www.defence.gov.au/apscareers

Job Description

Duties


Defence Science & Technology (DST) is committed to providing training and entry level employment opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The mechanical apprenticeship position will provide the opportunity for apprentices to complete a trade in Mechanical Fabrication within a research environment. The Mechanical apprentice will be provided with a DST supervisor who will be responsible for their daily supervision and the apprentice will receive hands on experience within Scientific Engineering Services (SES) and the wider DST site. The Mechanical apprentice will during the course of the apprenticeship, develop skills in the areas of:

• General machining using manual milling machines and lathes
• General 3 axis computer numerically controlled (CNC) machining and turning
• Use of CNC electro discharge machines
• Interpret engineering drawings
• Interact with computer aided design (CAD) and computer aided manufacturing (CAM) software to program CNC machines.
• Interact with additive manufacturing technology

In combination with on-site training, successful progress throughout and completion of TAFE studies in the Certificate III in Engineering (Mechanical) and will be required which will be supported under the Defence Learning Manual.

All shortlisted applicants will be required to sit an online aptitude test which focuses on the areas of Comprehension, Mechanical Reasoning and Mathematics. In order to be shortlisted further, applicants will need to be assessed as competitive against the relevant benchmarks for the position.


 

Eligibility


In combination with on-site training, successful progress throughout and completion of TAFE studies in the Certificate III in Engineering (Mechanical) and will be required which will be supported under the Defence Learning Manual.

Applicants must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance at 'Negative Vetting Level 1'

 

Notes


Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified task

4 year apprenticeship

RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see: http://www.apsc.gov.au/priorities/disability/recruitability.

To Apply

Position Contact: Tim Fletcher, 08 7389 6874
Agency Recruitment Site: http://www.defence.gov.au/apscareers
AGENCY INFORMATION
 
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that;
.  the names of successful applicants may also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette
.  applicants found suitable may be offered similar employment opportunities by other Australian Public Service agencies
 
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS43-Thu - 26 Oct 2017 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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