Austal Australia offers an exciting, dynamic working environment with the opportunity to contribute to some of the world’s most advanced defence shipbuilding programs.

In Australia, defence vessels are designed, constructed and sustained at Austal Australia’s Henderson, Western Australia facility. Employing approximately 600 people, the facility is the home to the Cape Class Patrol Boat (CCPB) and High Speed Support Vessel (HSSV) programs. In addition, Austal Australia operates service centres in Darwin in the Northern Territory and Cairns in Queensland.

Austal Australia delivers the full lifecycle of support services to customers, from acquisition to sustainment and beyond; managing the design and construction of each vessel from start to finish. This provides excellent opportunities within design, production and support services for our highly skilled staff to utilise their talents and develop themselves and our teams, further.

Austal is proud to provide and promote a safe workplace that encourages autonomy and responsibility. Health and safety in the workplace is a priority and our commitment to safe work practices in all areas of operation is reflected in a safety record that is far superior to industry standards. Austal employees benefit from excellent working conditions, a safe working environment, tailored training and career development opportunities, and competitive wages.

Current Vacancies

For information on current vacancies at Austal and how to apply please visit the career websites below:

Austal Australia Careers

Austal USA Careers

Austal Philippines Careers

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