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Maintenance Technician

Country/Region:  Au
City:  Dry Creek

Who we are


Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services for over a century.

Across Australia and New Zealand, Babcock has grown to a team of over 1,000 talented people, and we are on a path of continued growth and expansion. We operate across sectors such as defence, commercial marine, aviation, airports, communications, emergency services and engineering consultancy. In many ways, we are the brand behind the brand. You may not always see our logo, but we are behind the scenes using specialist skills and knowledge to facilitate our client’s operational requirements. To provide you some local context, some of the programs our team are proud to be a part of involve:


  • Providing emergency medical and search & rescue aviation services through our Aviation & Critical Services business;
  • Designing and supporting key systems for submarines and surface ships through our Marine business;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business.

About the role
Reporting into the Contract Supervisor, the Maintenance Technician (Heavy Mobile Equipment) will hold responsibility for performing maintenance and repair work to our fleet of Quarry and Mining equipment including loaders, excavators, dump trucks, road transport trucks, trailers and emergency services assets.

Based out of our Dry Creek workshop, you will ensure that we are able to provide reliable equipment to our value clients across our fleet of Caterpillar, Komatsu, Volvo CE, Hitachi Construction, and Mack Truck Brands.

Key accountabilities will include:

  • Providing technical and diagnostic assessments of equipment faults using condition monitoring methods to prevent component failures;
  • Providing updates verbally and in writing to the support team to ensure that all relevant information is captured within the Asset Management Information System and all documents and reports are completed accurately;
  • Contributing to our continuous improvement initiative by determining root cause analysis of all part or component failures and suggesting innovative solutions to help eliminate failure reoccurrences; and
  • Comply with all necessary health, safety and environmental legislation, policies and procedures when performing maintenance and repairs in line with industry best practice and the original equipment manufacturers guidelines.


Ideally you will have:

The successful candidate will have a prior experience working in a heavy mobile equipment workshop and field service environment. Ideally you will have:

  • Relevant recognised trade certificate;  
  • Hands on mechanical problem solving skills;
  • Understanding of condition monitoring principles;
  • Demonstrated experience working in a role with a customer focus;
  • The ability to work as part of a team with flexibility and a positive attitude; and
  • Ability to complete documentation with a high attention to detail.
  • Dogging certificate (desirable);
  • Forklift license (desirable);
  • HR license (desirable); and
  • Ability to work a rotating roster that includes afternoon shifts and Saturday shifts.


Your future at Babcock – what we offer you

We value you and the contributions you can bring to our organisation. We can offer flexible working arrangements (including afternoons and Saturdays) to cater to your personal commitments.

What sets us apart at Babcock?

  • Babcock offers a supportive and engaging environment where you can drive change and grow your career;
  • We promote and foster training and development;
  • Central to Babcock’s core values are those of health, safety and environment, and diversity;
  • The opportunity to be part of something BIG!


So if you would like to be part of the Babcock team, then please apply via the ‘Apply Now’ button below. To learn more about us visit

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