12-month Navy Electronics Engineering Experience

Australia, All states and territories
Closing in 19 hours
  • Good salary package and numerous benefits
  • Fully paid Navy leadership training and engineering work experience
  • No engineering qualifications required

Your role

Take on an action-packed 12-month role in the Navy and experience what life could be like.  It’s called the ADF Gap Year Program, but it isn’t just reserved for people that are straight out of school. It’s a unique opportunity where you’ll get the chance to try out a year in Defence working alongside fully qualified Electronics Engineers, all without needing any prior qualifications. You’ll get paid to travel and gain invaluable life and work experience, while making friends that could last a lifetime.

During your Navy Gap Year engineering experience, you’ll be immersed in the world of complex systems—across radar, sonar, communication, navigation, combat and weapons areas, as well as getting the opportunity to contribute to operations on board. By shadowing experienced Engineers, you’ll learn about their everyday duties, like leading teams of technicians, coordinating and scheduling tasks, and providing technical advice to the Command Team.

There’s also the option to complete the program as a Submariner, working within one of the highest trained forces in the Navy. In this position, you’ll see what it’s like to maintain highly advanced systems on-board a Navy submarine.

Life in the Navy Gap Year Program

The Navy Gap Year Program is a one-year commitment that takes you well beyond the ordinary to experience everything the Navy has to offer. Whether you’re sailing across the seas by ship, exploring the ocean’s depths by submarine or soaring above by helicopter, you’ll gain skills and experiences which could extend into a longer-term role in the Navy or elsewhere.

On top of the many benefits you get from a job in the Navy, you’ll also experience a very supportive and collaborative team environment to help you thrive. Take this opportunity to discover a highly rewarding career with the Navy Gap Year Program.


During your 12-month role, you’ll receive a salary package starting from $33,126.

In addition to your salary, you will receive generous superannuation, housing subsidies and free medical and dental care, service and uniform allowances, as well as a Maritime Allowance (if applicable).

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For this role, you must be aged between 17-24 years old to apply, an Australian Citizen and have passed Year 12 English and three other accredited subjects.

Click the APPLY button if you think you have what it takes to spend 12 months as an ADF Gap Year Electronics Engineer or Electronics Engineer Submariner and we’ll get in contact with you shortly. You can also visit the link below to view the full position description and learn more about life in the Navy.




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