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Aircrew Officer - Adelaide

Country/Region:  Au
City:  Adelaide

Aircrew Officer- Adelaide


  • Fixed Term opportunity

  • Servicing the South Australian Ambulance & Police Contract

  • Be part of something BIG!


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 1,300 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. 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

A fixed base opportunity currently exists for an Aircrew Officer to join our Aviation & Critical Services team in Adelaide, supporting our operations with South Australian Ambulance Service (SAAS) and South Australian Police (SAPOL).


As part of this role you will:


  • Maintain flying currency and conduct safe flight operations complying with CASA, contractual and company policies and procedures;

  • Report promptly on all operations and maintenance deficiencies;

  • Complete pre-flight and post-flight documentation;

  • Interact successfully with aircrew, client staff, health staff and stakeholders;

  • Operate safely and efficiently in a small team environment;

  • Assist the medical team in patient management and care;

  • Provide accurate visual observation and information to the Pilot of flight relevant data including clearances, personnel movements and flight safety related issues;

  • Maintain readiness of operational role equipment;

  • Perform the duties of an Aircrew Officer/Winch Operator during HEMS and SAR missions;

  • Assist with the ongoing maintenance and inspection of base and role equipment;

  • Conduct aircraft flight preparation and post-flight husbandry;

  • Ensure security and safe configuration of cabin and equipment.


About You

Essential requirements:


  • Five hundred (500) hours rotary wing experience as an ACO (minimum):

  • CAO 29.11 Winching/rappelling endorsement;

  • Hold a current HUET qualification;

  • Hold a NVG qualification in accordance with CAO 82.6;

  • Aircraft Radiotelephone Operator Certificate of Proficiency;

  • Hold a CASA Class 2 Medical Certificate

  • Certificate IV Aviation AVI40116 (Aircrewman) or AVI40119 (Aircrew Officer); and

  • Valid Vaccination Certificate for Covid 19- Fully Vaccinated


Desirable requirements:


  • EMS experience

  • Bell 412 experience

  • Fast Roping experience


What sets us apart at Babcock? 

We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can drive change and grow your career. 



  • We provide an agile work environment where you’re able to work onsite and remotely, and to set you up for this we provide a laptop and working from home kit if required;

  • You’ll have access to ‘beRewarded’ which will provide you with endless discounts across retail, health, entertainment and much more;

  • You’ll be able to participate in our ‘weRecognise’ program which is an opportunity to recognise the outstanding work our people do each and every day;

  • We promote and foster training and development;

  • You will work with a company whose core values are those of health, safety and environment, and diversity;

  • You’ll be a part of something BIG!


Central to Babcock’s core values are health, safety and environment and diversity. If you’d like to be part of an exciting and engaged team, apply via the ‘Apply Now” button below.


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