Communications Technician - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee



Communications Technician

The Company

Kellogg Brown and Root (KBR) is a leading Defence and Government professional services provider. KBR Australia has been engaged in working with Defence and Defence Industry for over 20 years and has core competencies in program and project management, engineering, asset management, integrated logistics support, procurement and training solutions, and provides in-depth expertise to a wide range of projects within the Defence sector.

The Role

The Communications Technician will be accountable for organising their workflow and making independent decisions relating to their area of responsibility. They will interpret and provide advice within the communications sub-function based on legislation, policy and procedures. They will undertake specialist, technical research and analysis, conduct reviews, assessment, investigations and perform procedural or operational support work to achieve results. To be successful in this role, you will be able to:

  • Perform moderately complex communications technical activities and associated tasks working to agreed priorities and outcomes.
  • Be accountable for exercising assigned technical authorities and any Technical Regulatory Authority delegations.
  • Research, apply and contribute to the development of technical documentation for review.
  • Apply technical knowledge and experience, understand priorities to identify, define issues and implement corrective actions.
  • Build and sustain positive relationships with team members and actively participate in team work and group activities.
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders via technical packages, reports, written correspondence, discussions and presentations.
  • Assess technical packages including scoping, planning and reviewing of packages and provide recommendations for consideration.
  • Assess technical packages, reports, processes and product and equipment performance to meet specified requirements, provide recommendations for continuous improvement and implement corrective actions.
  • Ensure safety aspects of Defence capability are considered and incorporated into communications technical activities and tasks.
  • Develop and maintain technical knowledge of relevant packages, product and equipment.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Hold a recognised UEE30920 Certificate III in Electronics and Communications.
  • Be an Australian Citizen with a current AGSVA NV1 security clearance.

This role is based in Moorebank in Sydney. Former ADF communications technicians would be an ideal fit for this role.

KBR’s commitment to Zero Harm means that we are dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of our staff and the communities we operate in. For this reason, we encourage staff to get vaccinated when possible and to inform us of their vaccination status.

Benefits of KBR

KBR is committed to supporting the professional development of staff at every stage of their career through in-house training, performance rewards and structured career paths. We offer a competitive package of lifestyle benefits that include family-friendly work hours. KBR is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an inclusive and diverse work environment. We encourage candidates of all abilities to apply.

If you’re ready to shape tomorrow, let’s get started. Apply Now!

KBR acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and their continuing connections to land, sea, community and culture. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.

As a Major Service Provider of the Australian Defence Force, a security clearance will be required and compliance to International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As such, our hiring decisions are based on the key requirements of each role and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and experiences.

Additional benefits include:

  • Annual salary review
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Income protection
  • Salary packaging and Novated leases
  • Life/Health insurance discounts
  • End of trip facilities (some sites)
  • Employee stock purchase plans
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid reservist leave