Engineering (Naval Architecture)

Example Job Adverts

Please find below some recent job advertisements sourced by the Careers and Employer Liaison Centre (CELC). 

It should be noted that this is not an exhaustive list, but is merely meant to demonstrate the employment opportunities available to graduates of this discipline.

Schlumberger, Field and Maintenance Engineers

Disciplines - Engineering: Civil, Computer Systems, Electronics, Maritime Electronics, Mechanical, Mechanical and Advanced Manufacturing, Naval Architecture, Robotics.

At Schlumberger, the projects we take you on force you to think beyond the expected - not to mention beyond your area of expertise. As the leading name in oilfield services, we surround you with exceptional thinkers. We give you access to technologies that most people only read about. And we challenge you every day you are on our team.

As a Field Engineer, you will be onsite wherever our clients need you – whenever they need you. We operate 24/7 in the heat of the desert, in the isolation of the ocean, in the extreme cold of the arctic and virtually everywhere between. Here you’ll make decisions that have a multimillion dollar impact. You’ll get your hands dirty and you’ll push your stamina as well as your knowledge to the very limit.

As a Maintenance Engineer, you will gain extensive experience in the field before working to enhance our service quality and equipment reliability by focusing on workflow improvements and optimising maintenance processes using Lean Six Sigma practices and RCM (Reliability Centred Maintenance) Methodology. You will also serve as a key link between the field maintenance organisation and the Engineering & Manufacturing centres to help improve equipment design reliability and maintainability.

To be successful in these positions you will need to be adaptable, hardworking and independent. You will be degree qualified in Engineering with 0 - 3 years experience.

If you are looking for an exciting international career in a dynamic company, rewarding career opportunities and an attractive compensation package, we encourage you to apply.

Schlumberger is the world's leading oilfield services company supplying technology, information solutions and integrated project management that optimise reservoir performance for customers working in the oil and gas industry. 

Defence Materiel Organisation - Materiel Graduate Scheme

From fighter aircraft and Navy ships to soldier systems, the Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) is one of Australia’s largest program management, logistics and engineering services organisations.  DMO has over 7,400 people in more than 70 locations throughout Australia and overseas. We are a civilian organisation responsible for acquiring and sustaining the equipment used by the men and women of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) – the ADF’s operational success depends on us.

Big Projects: DMO is involved in many of the largest, most demanding and leading edge projects in Australia. This includes: Navy ships and submarines; RAAF fighter aircraft; Army soldier systems and combat vehicles; and electronic warfare systems.  With over 190 major and 100 minor projects, the variety of job and career opportunities is endless.

Big Budgets: If DMO were a private company it would be one of the largest on the Australian Stock Exchange.  It has an annual budget of over $11.1 billion, and will manage over $115 billion worth of acquisition and sustainment business over the next ten years.

Big Opportunities: The DMO Materiel Graduate Scheme (MGS) provides you with the opportunity to use the skills you acquired at university, while building on your experiences, to contribute to nationally significant projects supporting the ADF.

DMO is an exciting and challenging place to work, offering outstanding and diverse career opportunities for dedicated professionals.  We are looking for graduates in a range of disciplines, including:

  • Engineering (several disciplines);   
  • Naval Architecture;                
  • Logistics (including degrees in Logistics, Business, Commerce and Economics);
  • Information Technology;                    
  • Accounting & Finance; and
  • Procurement & Contracting (including degrees in Law, Business and Commerce).

To be eligible for DMO’s Materiel Graduate Scheme you must be an Australian citizen.

Department of Defence, Professional Officer Class 1 - Civilian Engineer Development Program

Navy Strategic Command operates one of the most comprehensive Civilian Engineer Development Program’s in Australia. The program includes a range of features that provide broad professional development and recognition as well as the opportunity to grow and develop a professional career as an Australian Public Service employee within the Department of Defence.  Based on competencies recognised by Engineers Australia (EA), this program consists of Defence and industry work rotations and provides optimum exposure to a variety of engineering opportunities through both on and off-the-job training.

Our program is suitable for engineering graduate completing Communications, Electronics, Electrical, Mechanical and Naval Architecture degrees. 

We are responsible for determining class material policies, material requirements, certification regimes and standards in support of the acquisition of surface ships, submarines, aircraft, support craft and related facilities for the Royal Australian Navy.