Thales Group

Naval Architect (BB-07783)

Found in: Neuvoo Bulk AU


We’re inventing the future, right here, right now, at Thales. We design the critical security solutions of tomorrow by combining the curiosity to explore, the intelligence to question and the vision to create. Together we solve complicated problems by combining our experience in the market with our leading research and development capabilities.

About Your Role

Our Darwin team provide repair, maintenance and in-service support for the fleet of Armidale Class Patrol Boats. We have multiple locations across Darwin to accommodate our growing diverse team of 95 employees. Our project office is based in the CBD which is in walking distance to public transport, restaurants, schools and offsite parking.

With challenging work opportunities and a strong team culture within the unique surrounds of Darwin, we offer you a truly rewarding career path as part of an expanding global organisation.

Under the functional guidance of the Waterfront Engineering Lead, the Naval Architect performs professional work in both the design and delivery of repairs and structural alterations to the Armidale Class Patrol Boats. Develop the skills and experience to satisfy the requirements for becoming a Design Authority Signatory (“Designer”) for Engineering tasks being responsible for the technical integrity of solutions and services performed.

  • Perform design tasks and analyses on structural changes to ship’s hull

  • Perform and support ship repair and maintenance activities

  • Plan operations and or processes required to complete allocated design tasks, including estimation of requirements of staffing, material costs and quantities

  • Independently or as a team member ensure that design products comply with the technical requirements of the task and are performed within the allocated cost, schedule and quality parameters

  • Liaison with a variety of internal and external stakeholders, as well imparting knowledge in the wider team

  • How About You?

  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications admitting to membership of a professional institution.

  • Knowledge and experience of Naval/Maritime ship systems including repair plans, repair specifications, and work instructions

  • Experience in the use or management of CAD (Computer Aided Drafting) and 3D Modelling software packages Auto CAD, Inventor, ANSYS

  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skills

  • Knowledge of relevant Naval software tools, like AMPS, TRMS, and CMTU would be a distinct advantage

  • Good to Know

    You’ll get an email acknowledgement after you’ve applied, Thales strives to provide a personalised experience for all suitable applicants. 

    As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain an appropriate clearance. To learn more about clearances please visit –

    Prior to offer you’ll complete a pre-employment police and medical check.

    For more information on Thales visit us @ThalesCareers on Instagram

    Thales is committed to promoting and maintaining a workplace culture of shared respect that enables all of us to feel valued, do our best, and remain truly passionate about the place that we work. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace.

    Wellbeing matters at Thales, and where possible we encourage flexible working.

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