Austest Laboratories is the leading Australian Testing Facility, providing comprehensive test and certification services for defence, aerospace, rail, automotive, medical and other industries.

We continue to undergo rapid growth and expansion and are therefore seeking a dynamic individual who are motivated and ready to join and grow with the team at our Melbourne – Reservoir facilities.

This is a position for a suitably experienced candidate working in a laboratory providing a wide range of services including but not limited to vibration, shock, pressure, temperature, humidity, ingress protection, acoustics etc.

Previous experience in areas such as testing, certification and/or defence/aerospace industry would be very highly regarded, but not essential.

A sound knowledge of mechanical principals is necessary, accompanied by either an engineering degree, a diploma/TAFE certificate or an equivalent qualification in mechanical/mechatronics or electrical field.

The role involves planning, preparation and execution of various mechanical and environmental tests, as well as preparation of associated formal documentation (e.g. test plans, reports and certificates) and direct dealing with clients. Solid written and oral communication skills are essential.

Testing activities include significant hands-on work so a successful candidate must be competent in use of basic hand and power tools. Previous experience in workshop environment would be highly advantageous.

Hours are to be negotiated with a minimum 22 hrs per week or full time employment.


All applicants must have Australian permanent residence or a valid working visa.  Salaries are commensurate with experience.  Please apply via SEEK, providing resume and covering letter (including salary expectations).  No phone calls, no agencies please.