The Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG ) is part of the Australian Department of Defence dedicated to providing science and technology support for Australia’s defence and national security needs. DST Group is a national leader in safeguarding Australia by delivering valued scientific advice and innovative solutions for Defence and national security.
DSTG require an experienced Scientist / Chemist in the field of surface coatings to undertake novel research into the surface coatings used on Defence platforms to enhance capability. The successful candidate will work in the Specialised Coatings Technology Group at the DST Group site located at Fishermans Bend, Melbourne.
The work will have a laboratory based focus with a small component of field work. Surface coatings will be formulated, applied and tested. A number of key projects will be undertaken simultaneously with some supervision.
As the Surface Coatings Specialist, you will undertake high-quality research into the formulation, manufacture and application of novel coatings for Defence platforms and will test them against standard coating specifications. The focus will be on the formulation of polyurethane coatings containing metallic pigments.
This is a full-time contract role commencing asap until June 2018. At this time, the contract will be reviewed and may be extended to June 2019.
Some of the tasks associated with this role include:
To be considered for this unique opportunity you MUST BE AN AUSTRALIAN CITIZEN and you must have experience in the Formulation and Application of two-pack polyurethane coatings.
Other requirements include:
Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button to submit your application. Please ensure you attach a Resume and Cover Letter in Word Format addressing the full selection criteria.
If you would like to know more about this unique opportunity please call our team at CS Executive Group on 03 9516 0100. After hours you can call Helen on 0438 620 434.
We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of applications we receive daily, we cannot contact all candidates. Please note, if you are not successful on this occasion, your resume will remain on our database and you may be contacted for other similar roles in the future.