Job Opportunities

We are keen to hear from people from a wide range of professional services and support functions. We have current and upcoming vacancies in:

  • Design and Engineering – including Naval Architects, Electrical Engineers, Project Engineers, and Mechanical Engineers all levels
  • Programs/Project Managers and Directors

If you are interested in working with us or would like to know more about Navantia Australia opportunities email us.

Navantia Australia welcomes expressions of interest from former Australian Defence Force personnel and veterans.

Current Vacancies

Position

Procurement Manager

Work Type

Full Time

Location

Adelaide

Position

Scheduling and Risk Manager

Work Type

Full Time

Location

Adelaide

Position

Industry and Innovation Manager

Work Type

Full Time

Location

Adelaide

Position

Program Director - Guided Missile Destroyers (DDG)

Work Type

Full Time

Location

Sydney

Position

Team Assistant - Auxillary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) Ships

Work Type

Full Time

Location

Sydney

Position

Procurement Officer - Auxillary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) Ships

Work Type

Full Time

Location

Sydney

Position

Safety Certification Engineer

Work Type

Full time

Location

Sydney

Position

Lead Electrical Engineer

Work Type

Full time

Location

Sydney

Position

Senior Outfitting Engineer

Work Type

Full time

Location

Sydney

Position

Senior Systems Engineer

Work Type

Full time

Location

Sydney

Position

Supply Chain Optimisation Officer

Work Type

Full time

Location

Sydney

Position

Senior Combat Systems Engineer

Work Type

Full time

Location

Sydney

Position

Engineering Quality Lead

Work Type

Full time

Location

Adelaide

Position

Engineer - Life Cycle Cost

Work Type

Full time

Location

Sydney

Life at Navantia Australia

Working at Navantia Australia will provide you with a unique opportunity to be part of a growing company that is able access the experience and expertise of a top European shipbuilder company with 300 years of experience.

We specialise in project management, engineering services and through life support in the shipbuilding domain and through participation in the air warfare destroyer project (AWD), landing helicopter dock project (LHD) and LHD landing craft project (LLC), Navantia Australia has gained a significant indigenous engineering capability.

We are committed to the Australian shipbuilding industry and in turn building Australian’s national maritime capability. With the Australian Government embarking on several multi-billion dollar maritime investment programs, these are exciting times for the industry.

To meet the challenge of meeting the needs of the Royal Australian Navy, we are embarking on an expansion program and growing our operations across Australia.

We pride ourselves on being an equal opportunity employer and embrace a culture of corporate diversity and workplace innovation. Safety is paramount in our industry. We are committed to protecting the safety of our employees, our environment and our communities.

At Navantia Australia you aren’t just joining a business, you are part of our family.

 

Graduates and Entry Level

Building skills is an essential part of building Australia’s shipbuilding capability. We have strong relationships with Australian technical institutions such as the Welding Technology Institute of Australia and TAFE SA, and Australian Universities. Since 2013 the University of South Australia, the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, and the University of Tasmania through the Australian Maritime College, have supported the development of our workforce and shipbuilding programs.

Navantia Australia offers a range of internships to students from the University of Adelaide, University of South Australia, University of Tasmania and RMIT. Many of these students have gone on to work with Navantia in our Australian shipbuilding and support programs.

In the 2017 Internship Program, students undertook a 20-week placement in Garden Island, Sydney, to gain experience in support of Australian naval platforms. Interns are also engaged in Navantia Australia’s Adelaide facilities, where they gain experience working on Navantia’s shipbuilding programs.

Our 1 year Graduate Program is designed to expose you to unique learning opportunities, while contributing to real projects.

We offer

  • A tailored, highly individualised program tailored to your needs and aspirations
  • Comprehensive on the job training both in Australian and Spain

Once a year we seek applications for Engineering Graduates in the following disciplines:

  • Electrical
  • Systems
  • Mechanical
  • Structural
  • General Design

What we look:

  • Willing to think outside the square
  • Desire to learn and grow and take others with you
  • Team player
  • Committed and dedicated
  • Clear, open and respectful communicator

Applications for Graduate positions are currently closed.

It has been a wonderful, collaborative and highly valued relationship with Navantia. Our students have had an amazing start in the internships with their careers in a great organisation. Along with their graduate roles at Navantia – thank you.
Gail Jackman Industry Liaison Manager: Teaching and Learning, University of South Australia