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Royal Australian Air Force - Electrical Engineer

Learn new engineering skills and apply them to a rewarding and varied role, leading the teams that manage and maintain Air Force electronics.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
$70,000 - $74,999

Application dates

Applications Open
4 Jan 2021
Applications Close
31 Jan 2021

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Your role:

The Electronics Engineer role is a highly important part of our modern Air Force. As an Electronics Engineer in the Air Force you will play an integral role supervising the maintenance of state-of-the-art aircraft, managing airborne power systems, avionics, sonar, radar and communication systems.

This is no ordinary engineering job. You will be responsible for regulation, design, project management, logistics support and technical maintenance, to ensure technology is safely, efficiently and effectively employed to generate the required ADF capability.

You can also expect to routinely work within a range of different environments to gain the depth and breadth of experience required to develop you as a competent engineering leader.

Life in the Air Force:

There's no career that compares to one in the Air Force. Become a part of a world-class military force that operates some of the most advanced aircraft and defence technology in the world. You can expect to work in a uniquely challenging yet highly rewarding working environment that comes with good work/life balance, competitive salary and skills for life. There's also a sense of accomplishment and pride from serving your country and helping to keep our airspace safe.

Life in the Air Force is anything but mundane. You'll enjoy an exciting lifestyle, rewarding career, opportunities to travel, excellent social and fitness facilities, and free medical and dental; all in a dynamic and fulfilling working environment.


Make the most of your degree as an Electronics Engineer. Upon completion of your initial training, you'll enjoy a competitive starting salary package of: $79,000 plus generous super.

Apply Now:

To be able to apply for this position you must:

  • Be over the age of 17 and be an Australian Citizen
  • Be able to achieve/ currently hold security clearance
  • You will need to have completed a four-year Bachelor of Engineering degree (that is accredited at the level of Professional Engineer by Engineers Australia) in any of the following specialisations: Avionics, Communications/Telecommunications, Computer Engineering, Electrical, Electronics, Mechatronics, or Software/Robotics.

Click the APPLY button if you think you have what it takes to become an Air Force Electronics Engineer and we'll get in contact with you shortly.