Branch: Assets and Infrastructure

Section: Antarctic Infrastructure

Executive Level 1 — Ongoing

Salary: $107,933 – $116,090 p.a.


The position will provide bulk fuel engineering expertise and project delivery capability to support the Antarctic Infrastructure Section’s work in providing new and upgraded Antarctic station infrastructure, whilst also supporting the operation and maintenance of the existing facilities. The role will involve a range of fuel system engineering including, fuel pipes, pumps and tanks; associated stress analysis and temperature analysis; SCADA and controls systems; environmental analysis and compliance; hazardous areas and dangerous goods analysis.

Please see the job description PDF and applying for a position for further information on how to apply.

How to apply:

  1. Download and complete the application cover sheet Word.
  2. Complete a statement of claims addressing your suitability for the position, with emphasis on recent work examples and their relevance to the key activities and responsibilities of this position, and in line with the APS Work Level Standards for this position — please ensure that you check the Work Level Standard appropriate to the actual classification of this position. This statement should be a maximum of 2 pages.
  3. Forward the Application Cover Sheet, statement of claims, a current Curriculum Vitae and the contact details for two referees (one of whom should be your current or most recent supervisor), via email to

Closing Date: Thursday 5pm (AEDT) 27 February 2020

Contact Officer: Mark Pekin — (03) 6232 3230 or email

Note: Applications will not be acknowledged. Engagement may be subject to conditions including probation, qualifications, health and security/character clearance requirements. Applications from persons who are not Australian citizens will usually only be considered where there are no suitable Australian applicants.

A relocation allowance may be payable where the successful candidate is required to relocate to Southern Tasmania.

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