Candidate's Resume



I am a Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Australian Navy. I joined the Navy in 1978 and completed an Aircraft Electrical and Instrument Trade. In 2003 I completed a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University achieving first class honours.

My naval career has been diverse as both an aircraft technician and later a Naval Engineer. I have gained experience in aircraft maintenance, maintenance management, training, design engineering, aircraft maintenance and flight trials and as an Aviation Squadron Senior Manager.

My current position is the Officer In Charge of the Software Support Centre which is a section within the Naval Aircraft Systems Program Office at HMAS ALBATROSS, Nowra NSW. The software Support Centre maintains and develops airborne software for the S-70B-2 seahawk Helicopters.


Completed trade training in 1988

Promoted to Chief Petty Officer in 1999

Completed Bachelor of electrical Engineering (Hons) in 2003

Awarded Aviation Engineer certificate of Competence in 2004

Awarded the Australia Day Medalion in 2006

Awarded Design Engineer Level 2  Engineering Authority in 2006

Awarded Naval Engineering Charge Qualification in 2006

Promoted to Lieutenant Commander in 2007

Achieved Naval Engineer Charge endorsement in 2008


Career History

Dec 2007 - Dec 2009

Company name:Department of Defence
Location:Nowra, Australia
Industry:Aviation & Transport
Company size:51-200 employees
Company web site:
Job Title:Aviation Engineering Officer 723 Squadron
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:Government & Defence
Closest Job Role:Navy
Summary:Senior Maintenance Manager
Detailed Description:Act as the Senior Maintenance Manager for the Navy AS350BA Squirrel Helicopter Fleet
Responsible to the Commanding Officer for all maintenance activities performed on the Squadron
Custodian of 13 aircraft
Responsible for all aspects of the Maintenance Worforce

Mar 2006 - Nov 2007

Company name:Department of Defence
Location:NOWRA, Australia
Company size:11-50 employees
Company web site:
Job Title:Weapons Electrical Aircraft Trials Officer
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:Engineering
Closest Job Role:Other Engineer
Summary:Design Engineer - AMAFTU
Detailed Description:Act as a Design Engineer to review/approve avionics engineering designs for Aircraft Maintenance and Flight Trials

Manage aircraft trial configurations

Apr 2004 - Mar 2006

Company name:Department of Defence
Location:Nowra, Australia
Company size:51-200 employees
Company web site:
Job Title:Deputy Aviation Engineering Officer 805 Squadron
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:Government & Defence
Closest Job Role:Navy
Summary:Deputy to the Aviation Engineering Officer
Detailed Description:Act as a Responsible Engineering Officer
Manage Aircraft Fleet Maintenance Program
Manage Maintenance Workforce
Liaise with engineering and logistic organisations
Remuneration:AUD 65,000.00 Annually

Education & Training

Jan 2000 - Nov 2003

Institution:Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Institution Type:University
Location:Melbourne, Australia
Course Name:Bachelor of electrical Engineering
Grade:Fist Class Honours

Licenses & Certifications

Aviation Engineer Officer Charge Qualification

Design Engineer Level 2

Aviation Engineering Officer Certificate of Competence

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Degree


Engineers Australia

Date From:1st January 2004
Date To:1st February 2010

Visa Information


Visa Type:Citizen


Family and Sport.

Personal Information

Job Seeking Status:Open to Opportunities
I am on a notice period (days):  0
I am available from:28th February 2010
Would you relocate for a job?Open to Offers
Marital Status:Cohabitating
Do I have a drivers license?Yes

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