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Austal Overview

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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    Positive Outlook
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    I worked at Austal full-time

    Pros

    Great atmosphere with great people. Offered a variety of projects to learn from with engineers and tradesmen that are willing to teach.

    Cons

    None that I can think of off the top of my head.

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Austal Photos

Austal photo of: Austal Australia Shipbuilding Facilities (2012)
Austal photo of: Austal USA SHipbuilding Facilities
Austal photo of: Roll-out of the Auto Express 102 sold to Condor Ferries in 2014 (2009)
Austal photo of: Cape Class Patrol Boat built for the Australian Border Force (2013)
Austal photo of: Joint High Speed Vessel built for the U.S Navy (2014)
Austal photo of: Roll-out of the Littoral Combat Ship built for the U.S Navy (2008)
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Austal Interviews

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Experience
66%
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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
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    Shipfitter Interview

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    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.

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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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