KBR Mechanical Systems Engineer - Maritime in NSW, Australia

Title: Mechanical Systems Engineer - Maritime


Job Number: 1055009

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

Our Government Services division is seeking an experienced Mechanical Systems Engineer to work on our Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) project, as a Platform Manager for one of the two LHDs. By conducting design review, you will have a direct impact on the engineering decisions for the support and sustainment of the LHD vessel. You will also be responsible for taking a leading role in engineering discussions and providing technical advice on mechanical systems and equipment. To be successful in this role, you must have experience with Defence industry and/or working directly with the Australian Department of Defence in an acquisition and sustainment project. The role is based at Garden Island in Sydney.


Conduct regular reviews of systems design and provide input into systems analysis reports

Conduct engineering assessments to include options, recommendations, and cost estimation

Monitor condition of mechanical systems and equipment and resolve issues as required

Deliver engineering solutions to solve equipment obsolescence problems

Review engineering design tasks for replacement of marine equipment and conduct technical design reviews

Collate and analyse data to determine the health of systems as defined by system boundaries

Ensure a safe and healthy working environment


Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering in a relevant discipline

Demonstrated experience to Level 3 in Platform or Systems Engineering in Defence environment

Experience in the application of classification society rules and the naval technical regulatory framework

Australian Citizenship with current or previous AGSVA Security Clearance

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 a quality assured equal opportunity employer.

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Job: Engineering/Technical - Mechanical