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Mechanical Engineer

QinetiQ Australia - Adelaide, SA

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QinetiQ employs more than 6000 people in 51 locations around the world, offering our customers premier expertise in advice, services and creative technology-based products.

QinetiQ Australia, part of the global QinetiQ group, provides technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests. As an innovative science and technology company, we help solve some of our customers' most challenging problems. Our determination to deliver and improve today and anticipate and shape tomorrow, makes QinetiQ a very exciting, rewarding and respected place to work and learn.


QinetiQ is currently looking to recruit a Mechanical Engineer to work closely with Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group to execute work within their domain of expertise, with the following key responsibilities

  • Develop novel mechanical designs in support of DST Research activities occurring within a broad range of domains including aerospace, maritime and land.
  • Utilise Computer Aided Drawing (CAD) packages in order to develop 3D models and drawings in support of mechanical designs.
  • Utilisation of classical and Finite Element analysis tools (Ansys) to conducted engineering analyses of systems and components.
  • Apply knowledge of mechanical design principles including material selection, assembly tolerance, limits and fits, and understanding of fabrication techniques/capabilities.
  • Consider Safety in Design during the development and modification of equipment.
  • Elicit design requirements from DST research staff, contributing suggestions and constraints from a mechanical perspective.
  • Identify and apply Australian or relevant Industry standards during the development of designs.
  • Work within and support Research Engineering’s established quality management system.
  • Clearly communicate design outcomes to the Team Lead – Mechanical Engineering, Project Leaders and other DST staff as appropriate.
  • Establish and maintain constructive relationships with staff throughout Research Engineering.

Applications close Friday 30th April 2021

As the defence industry in Australia grows, it is an exciting time to join QinetiQ. What the company looks like today will be different to that of tomorrow as we navigate an ever changing world. To innovate for our customers advantage we value the need for diversity of thought in everything we do. We provide a flexible and inclusive environment where our people can bring their whole selves to work, meaningfully contribute and have equal opportunity to succeed. We actively seek applications from people who come from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Aligned with our Gender Equality Strategy and Reconciliation Action Plan we also encourage applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.