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Established in 1986, the Technical Equipment Maintenance Division (TEMD) is a government organization, assimilated in 2016, under the Directorate of Administration & Manpower (DAM), Ministry of Defence (MinDef).

TEMD is a civilian workforce comprising of 24 permanent staff (HR admin) and 418 contract personnel. Approximately 94% are locals and 6% foreign personnel.


“Towards Efficient and Effective Services”


“Carry out recruitment and administration matters of contract-based civilian technical staff in the implementation of maintenance works on MINDEF & RBAF capabilities”.


1.    Provide civilian human resource specializing in Military Aircraft Engineering, Naval Vessels Engineering, Land Equipment Engineering, Defence Information Technology, Science & Technology Research & Development, and logistical related services for the Ministry of Defence and Royal Brunei Armed Forces.  

2.    Conduct its own recruitment processes.

3.    Manage the welfare, finance and discipline of the contract staff as well as those pertaining to the administration of the contract agreements.


“Professional, Integrity, Committed & Innovative”


TEMD is led by Mohd Zul’izzi bin Haji Yahya, Special Duties Officer I.


Administration Section
Responsible for matters pertaining to general administration, correspondence, filing, staff leave, staff performance, staff training & development, coordinating official events (National / Religious / sports) and handling office logistic and maintenance.

Finance Section
Responsible for matters pertaining to the financial matters of contract staff, processing and preparing paperwork for payment of pay, allowances and reimbursement of claims.

Engineering Section
This section has three Engineering Units:

a. Land/ MINDEF Engineering Unit.
b. Air Engineering Unit.
c. Naval Engineering Unit

Each Engineering Unit is managed by a Personnel Manager, with the assistance of two clerical staff. This Units deals with the leave administration of the contract staff, compliance of the contract agreements, discipline matters of contract staff, coordinate management of contract staff covering their welfare, public affairs, administering annual performance assessment, making report contract renewals applications, administering the training and development of the contract staff, updating data and record of contract staff, and coordination and provide counselling whenever required on administration and welfare matters. The Personnel Manager coordinates with the Head of respective Engineering Officer RBAF on matters regarding tasking performance.

Recruitment Section
Responsible for carrying out processes of job advertisement, job application vetting, coordination of job interviews in the country and abroad, preparing job interview reports, preparing job offers, handling new recruits reporting to duty, updating monthly departmental establishment.

Secretriate Section
Responsible for handling the secretariat matter for TEMD Sub-committee Meetings and TEMD Board Committee Meeting on contract renewal applications, processing reply letter after the meeting, execute coordination of working pass renewal and visas application for the contract staff and coordinating with the MINDEF Housing Unit for accommodation of the contract staff. They also execute, technical merchant staff passport arrangements and Work Place passes.

TEMD carries out its own HR recruitment. The recruitment advertisement can be seen in the MinDef website, TEMD Main Office Notice Board, and local media publications (The Borneo Bulliten and The Brunei Strait Times).

TEMD is continually looking for skilled & knowledgeable professionals in the field of:

Electronics Engineers / Electrical Technician / Mechanical Engineers / Marine Engineers / Weapon Control Technician / Weapon Electrical Technician / Weapon Gun Technician / Welder & Plater / Hull Shipwright / Paint Blaster / Paint Sprayer / Ship Rigger / Scaffolder Assembler / Airframe & Engine Engineer / Aircraft Avionics Technician / Aircraft Structure & Composite / Aircraft Ground Support Equipment Technician / Land Vehicle Inspector / Military Science & Technology Researcher / Calibration Technician / Instrument Technician / It Technician / It Application Developer / Dental Instrument Technician / Radio Signal Technician / Radar Technician / Breathing Appratus Technician / Machinist / Logistician / Quality Assurance Technician / Maintenance Planner / Range Target Equipment & Instrument Technician / Physical & Sport Trainer / Telephone & Linesman Technician.

TEMD job application form can be downloaded from the TEMD website:

Those who are interested in the employment with TEMD or simply wish to find out more about career prospects, we encourage you to contact us as follows:

•    You can visit or write to our address situated at Recruitment Section, TEMD Main Office, Ground Floor, Outer Block C, Ministry of Defence, Bolkiah Garrison BB3510, Negara Brunei Darussalam.

•    Alternatively you can contact the Recruitment Office via telephone: 2386155 / 2386026 during office hours.
•    Email to