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Aircrew Officer


Adelaide Airport, SA, AU, 5950

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite



  • Full-time fixed base opportunity
  • Servicing Aviation & Critical Services contracts in Adelaide
  • Be part of something BIG!


Job Ref: 58311


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


Due to expansion of our services, an opportunity currently exists for an experienced Aircrew Officer to join our Aviation & Critical Services team on a full-time basis, supporting our operations in Adelaide with the South Australian Ambulance Service (SAAS) and the South Australian Police Force (SAPOL).


As part of this role you will:


  • 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;
  • Conduct helicopter EMS, Search and Rescue and SA Police Operations;
  • Provide accurate visual observation and information to the Pilot of flight relevant data including clearances, personnel movements and flight safety related issues;
  • Maintain continuous and immediate readiness of operational role equipment;
  • Employ and install role equipment;
  • Operate rescue hoist and associated equipment IAW Babcock Operations Manual;
  • Perform duties in the Front Left Seat (FLS) and using Night Vision Imaging Systems (NVIS);
  • Conduct aircraft flight preparation and post-flight husbandry;
  • Ensure security and safe configuration of cabin and equipment; and
  • Other tasks as designated by the Senior Base ACO or Chief Aircrew Officer.



About You


Essential requirements:


  • Certificate of Competency in Winching and Rappelling Operations;
  • 500 hours of Rotary Wing Aircrew Officer experience;
  • Current CASA Class II Medical Certificate;
  • Current Senior First Aid (HLTAID011) and Advanced Resuscitation (HLTAID015);
  • Current HUET with EBS;
  • Aircraft Radiotelephone Operator Certificate of Proficiency (AROC);
  • NVIS Aircrew endorsement;
  • Certificate IV Aviation AVI40116 (Aircrewman) or AVI40119 (Aircrew Officer); and


Desirable requirements:

  • Tactical flight officer experience
  • Fast Rope experience
  • Aerial Fire Support Operations



Your future at Babcock – what we offer you


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 a 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.


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