Job Details
  • Reference398858A_1663762619
  • LocationSouth Australia
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted12 days ago
  • ConsultantTeresa Zanatta

Chandler Macleod is an equal opportunity employer as part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people living with disability, and culturally and linguistic diverse candidates are always encouraged to apply.

***Mandatory: Australian Citizenship required to work within Federal Government***

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage in a Technical Project Manager PW1, PW2, PW3 and PW4 for an 8 month assignment with potential extension in Port Wakefield SA.

Joint Proof and Experimental Unit is seeking support from a Service Provider to provide technical project management resources to support Defence explosive ordnance test and evaluation activities. Support is required in logistics/engineering and operations planning with the development of functional performance specifications, statements of requirement, statements of work for new and or replacement test support equipment, technical investigations, engineering design development for equipment used to support Test and Evaluation activities including, targets and weapons systems. Suitable candidates with appropriate training and experience may conduct technical investigations regarding explosive ordnance issues. Ideally candidates would have technical qualifications at a trade level in one (1) of these disciplines, a mechanical or electronic or armaments (or similar) with higher level qualifications to a Diploma / Advanced Diploma level in the same or similar skill areas. Experience and knowledge working within a T&E environment with explosives ordnance and related equipment would be well regarded but is not essential. The support services may include, but not be limited to:

  • carryout project management activities associated with equipment required to support T&E activities, including working with stakeholders to develop Statement of Requirement (SOR), Statement of Work (SOW), Functional Performance Specification (FPS);
  • carryout market research to determine equipment availability, rough order of magnitude costs, and alignment with stakeholder requirements;
  • conduct design development and integration activities in support of T&E activities and equipment's' Capability Life Cycle working within the JPEU engineering management System;
  • develop a project plan for the assignment that is being managed, be that equipment or T&E trials and or related projects;
  • work with the Engineering, Logistics and Operations team to plan and schedule required tasks to minimise operational disruption to the Ranges located at Graytown, Victoria and Port Wakefield, South Australia; and
  • work with the Business Team to seek funds availability, complete financial aspects of procurement, and establish enduring maintenance support contracts if required. Including system midlife upgrades and other support requirements.

Have the ability to understand and interpret technical drawings, specifications and other design documents to aid in design development and manufacturing activities;

  • conduct design development of mechanical systems and potentially related electrical/electronic systems;
  • having experience and knowledge regarding monitoring, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair parts and mechanical systems would be advantageous; and
  • having experience and knowledge regarding the collection of data via electronic systems such radars, noise and pressure sensors would be advantageous.


The deliverables required are to provide, as directed:

  1. develop project management schedules for equipment and task related activities and manage those projects to suitable and timely conclusions;
  2. develop in consultation with subject matter experts capability requirements and progress equipment through the capability lifecycle including introduction into service;
  3. carry out verification & validation activities and develop procedures and reports; and

coordinate the development of operational functional performance specifications, statements of work and statement of requirement documentation, plans, and reports

Security Clearances required for personnel working on this Task:

The proposed personnel will possess a minimum AGSVA security clearance at Baseline with a view to achieving a NegVett1 level clearance within 6 months of commencement with JPEU.

What's on Offer?

  • Position located in Port Wakefield SA.
  • PW1, PW2, PW3 and PW4 - attractive salary depending on experience
  • Temporary contract for 8 months, with possibility to extend
  • The candidate is required to physically work all hours

****Applications close by 12pm Monday 26th September 2022.****

If you are interested in the role and you have the right experience for the position, please apply now following the link below. CM123W