Electronics And Communications Apprentice!


If you have good Communication and problem solving skills, an ability to work as part of a team, a positive attitude and willingness to learn then MEGT and Jenkins Engineering and Defence systems (JEDS) believe you may just be a perfect apprentice program candidate!

Being a JEDS apprentice allows candidates with the right attitude to learn the technical skills required to gain a career in some of Australia's Defence Workforce

MEGT and JEDS are looking for Electronics and Communications apprentices based in South of Perth WA.

What will you be doing?

JEDS is a wholly Australian owned company that specialises in the design, manufacture, maintenance and support of Electronic Warfare (EW) products, Radar, Antenna and Radio Communications Systems used by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and other Australian Defence customers.

This full-time role includes the testing and repair of electronic equipment to ISO Quality Standards in a workshop environment as well as onsite installation and defect rectification work aboard naval vessels and at various defence establishments around Australia. As part of the JEDS team you will have the support of the engineering and technical staff to develop your understanding and skills.

What's in it for you?

No experience within Electronics and Communications is necessary as both MEGT and JEDS will teach you all that you will need to know in a positive and supportive environment. We will achieve this by providing you with:

  • Practical experience in a secure and in-demand industry
  • A dedicated JEDS mentor to work with you in the field - providing you with 'on the job' support and experience
  • A registered training provider that will teach you in a supportive environment free of charge
  • A MEGT field officer dedicated to guiding and helping you through your apprenticeship
  • All the required PPE

What we are looking for:

  • Completed year 12 or equivalent.
  • Excellent Computer skills
  • Pre-apprenticeship course is favourable.
  • A driver's licence and your own reliable transport.
  • Australian citizens or permanent residents
  • Problem solving skills
  • Sound commitment to Quality and Work, Health & Safety (WHS) requirements
  • Strictly an Australian citizen and be eligible and willing to obtain and maintain Australian Defence Security and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) clearances
  • The opportunity and willingness for occasionally work travel for short periods, primarily within Australia

Special Consideration Will be given based on :

  • Previous electrical or electronics experience - particularly in a Defence environment
  • Extant national security clearance.
  • Understanding of written technical information and instructions

So what are you waiting for ?

If you would like to be apart of a team that is committed to your safety and development, please express your interest online today and secure your career kick-off in the new year!

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply!

MEGT (Australia) Ltd is a Child Safe and Equal Opportunity employer committed to child safety and providing a work environment that values diversity and inclusion.

Company Overview

MEGT is an Australian not-for-profit organisation that has been supporting local employers, apprentices, trainees, job seekers and students for over 30 years. Our experienced local consultants work across every state in Australia, the ACT, and in the UK.
We are committed to providing quality employment, training and education solutions. Whether your goal is to kick start your career, grow your business or develop and secure your future, MEGT can help.

Job ID

018912