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Austal Overview

www.austal.com
Perth, Western Australia (Australia)
1001 to 5000 employees
1988
Company - Public (ASB)
Manufacturing
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Lockheed Martin, Damen Shipyards Group, BAE
Austal is a global shipbuilder, defence prime contractor and maritime technology partner of choice; designing, constructing and supporting revolutionary defence and commercial vessels for the world’s leading operators, including the US Navy and Royal Australian ... Read more

Mission: Austal aims to be recognised as a high performing prime contractor, providing a total product and service solution for the design, build and sustainment of defence and commercial, ships and systems – through the continuous and sustainable achievement of our key ... Read more

Austal Reviews

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Andrew Bellamy
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    Former Employee - Ship Fitter in Mobile, AL
    Former Employee - Ship Fitter in Mobile, AL
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    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Austal full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great money and benefits. Clean work environment.

    Cons

    Inexperienced management and lack of knowledge from supervisors.

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Austal Interviews

Experience

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    Shipfitter Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Austal.

    Interview

    Pretty easy talk with recruiting and an hour long hands on test. The test was 2 part. 1st being a written exam with nautical terminology and math. 2nd a hands on build from a blue print. A corner assymbly from T-Bar. flat bar and bracketry.

    Interview Questions

    • Experience and work ethic.   1 Answer
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Austal Awards & Accolades

  • Austal USA - Award for Improvement in Safety, Shipbuilders Council of America, 2014
  • Employer of the Year, Australian National Training Authority, 2014
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