OUR company

A privately owned company, Birdon has a hard-won reputation as a global maritime engineering company. We are a proudly Australian manufacturer and industry partner, providing whole of life solutions to multinational defence, government, maritime, energy and resource sectors. We operate across three divisions:




Birdon is passionate about innovation, in-house engineering and problem solving. We’re agile, with big ideas and the capability to bring them to life. Creating certainty for our customers by engineering and delivering the right maritime solutions, Birdon is proud to be a company renowned for its Australian ingenuity backed with international acclaim. Committed to quality and dedicated to building long term partnerships, our clients can be confident Birdon will deliver safe, engineered, and planned quality solutions.


Founded in Port Macquarie, NSW, nearly 50 years ago. We remain a proudly owned family company with an operational footprint that now includes Australia, the United States, Europe and Asia.

Birdon established a US Headquarters in Denver, Colorado in 2009 and is now delivering significant major Defense projects from our four operational locations in the US.

OUR certifications

Birdon’s project success is founded on a comprehensive Integrated Management System which has been independently certified to comply with:

Our Commitment to Health, Safety & the Environment

Birdon strives to provide a safe workplace for everyone through the implementation and monitoring of its Workplace Health and Safety Policy and procedures. Birdon is also committed to operating in an environmentally sustainable manner, in compliance with our Environmental Policy and our Environmental Protection Licence.

Click on Pollution Incident Notification Protocol, and our NSW Environment Protection Licences for more information.

2023 APPRENTICE + TRAINEE application

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