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Full time permanent
Location: VIC, ACT, Various
Categories: Safety, Technology, Aviation

The Organisation
Airservices is a government owned organisation providing safe, secure, efficient and environmentally responsible services to the aviation industry. Each year we manage over four million aircraft movements carrying more than 156 million passengers, and provide air navigation services across 11 per cent of the world’s airspace. Airservices has two major operating centres in Melbourne and Brisbane and a corporate office in Canberra. We operate 29 air traffic control towers at international and regional airports, and provide aviation rescue fire fighting services at 26 Australian airports.
The Role
As a Senior Instrument Flight Procedure (IFP) Designer within the Operational Standards Unit you will assist the Flight Path Design Manager to ensure the provision of instrument flight path development, implementation and maintenance services in support of safe, efficient and environmentally responsible Air Navigation Services (ANS). Work will be managed and delivered in compliance with ICAO, CASA and Airservices technical and safety standards.
You are an integral part of the Operational Standards Unit in a regulated high-performing and accountable team; and continue to contribute towards delivering Airservices’ record of Safety, Environmental, WHS, and regulatory compliance excellence.
The Person
The ideal candidate will possess a high level of IFP design expertise and experience, across both conventional and satellite-based ICAO Doc 8168 design principles, supplemented by extensive professional experience within the aviation industry, perhaps gained during a former career as a Regulator, Air Traffic Control Officer or Commercial pilot.
The person in this role will have good personable skills, be well presented, courteous and respectful in their dealings with other staff, internal and external stakeholders.
Candidates must have the right to reside and work in Australia and be eligible for issuance of Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC) with airside access.
Skills and Experience
The successful applicant will have:
Relevant qualifications and experience in IFP design in accordance with ICAO Doc 8168 – PANS-OPS. The qualifications and experience must meet the requirements of CASA MOS 173, 3.1.2
Advanced knowledge of CASA rules and ICAO SARP relevant to IFP design and publication
A good understanding of the principles of operation of modern ground, airborne and space based navigation systems and their use in instrument flight operations
Demonstrated ability to deliver work on time and on budget
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong inter-personal skills and the ability to lead others
Experience with CAD software is desirable, preferably Bentley Microstation
Experience with dedicated IFP design software is advantageous
Please see the link below to view the full Position Description:
 ASA8 - Senior Instrument Flight Procedure Designer - PD.pdf
Should you require any further information please contact Obrad Puskarica (
How to Apply
To apply for this position please lodge an application online via the “apply link” and by completing the application form and attaching your resume and a cover letter Applications close 11.55pm (AEST) Sunday 11th March 2018.
Please refer to the security check requirements successful applicants will be required to undertake as part of the recruitment process.
Airservices is a government owned corporation providing the aviation industry with services such as air traffic control, navigation facilities and aviation rescue and fire fighting.
Airservices values social and cultural diversity and is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and the provision of a safe and healthy work environment.
In the interests of safety, we test for alcohol and other drugs.

Advertised: 23 Feb 2018 1:20 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Application close: 11 Mar 2018 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

More information on this Job

ID: 11846674 - Save Job
Category: Jobs : Engineering Jobs
Employer Info:
Senior Air Services Australia
Alan Woods Building 25 Constitution Avenue

Airservices Australia is a government-owned corporation providing safe and environmentally sound air traffic control management and related airside services to the aviation industry.

The Australian Flight Information region covers 11 percent of the earths surface of not only Australian airspace but also international airspace over the Pacific and Indian Oceans.

Airservices also manages upper-level airspace (above 30,000 ft) under contract to the neighbouring Pacific Island Flight Information Regions of the Solomon Islands and Nauru and lowerlevel airspace in the Pacific Ocean region at five airports for the United States Federal Aviation Administration.

Each year, Airservices manages air traffic operations for more than three million domestic and international flights carrying some 47 million passengers.

The aviation industry also relies on Airservices for aeronautical data, telecommunications and navigation services.

The corporation has a fixed asset base of $493 million across 600 sites and about 3000 employees, including 1000 air traffic controllers working from two major centres in Melbourne and Brisbane and 26 towers at international and regional airports.

Airservices also provide Aviation Rescue and Fire Fighting services at 19 of the nations busiest airports where there are more than 350,000 passenger movements a year.

Airspace and airside, we do it all from the ground up

Air Services Australia


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