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Engineering Technician - Sustainment


Adelaide, SA, AU, 5000

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid


  • Transform your Maintenance and Defence expertise into a rewarding civilian career.
  • Thrive within a close-knit, collaborative team dedicated to advancing your professional growth.
  • Enjoy job stability while savouring a genuine work-life balance.

About the role

As a result of our expanding contract, Babcock is actively seeking a skilled Technical Officer to become a valued member of our Counter-Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive (C-CBRNE) team! Our C-CBRNE capability plays a pivotal role in deploying cutting-edge technologies to prevent and combat chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive threats that pose a risk to Australia's national interests. As the Prime Vendor responsible for the supply of C-CBRNE goods and services, Babcock spearheads the Introduction into Service activities and the lifelong sustainment of the C-CBRNE Fleet.

In this role, you will be an integral part of our esteemed Technical Services team, which is dedicated to ensuring the continual sustainability of the C-CBRNE fleet. Your responsibilities will encompass upholding technical integrity, overseeing maintenance protocols, and effectively managing parts and publications. You will serve as a subject matter expert, lending your expertise to internal acquisition projects and collaborating with Defence end-user groups across a wide spectrum of technical services. Additionally, you will be responsible for supervising the delivery of technical support and maintenance services, which includes cultivating and maintaining relationships with OEMs, contracted Maintenance and Service providers, operating units, Joint Logistics Command (JLC), and Other Commonwealth Contractors.

Ideally you will have

  • Australian Citizen with an NV1 security clearance (or the ability to obtain).
  • Certificate III (or above) in a relevant technical discipline (electronics, electrical, mechanical, engineering, etc.).
  • Previous experience working within the Defence industry.
  • Previous experience using MILIS / SAP Programs.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and manage workload effectively.
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to consistently deliver a high level of customer service.

What we offer you

  • 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, in addition we offer a compressed week which can provide you even more flexibility;
  • Our work life integration policy brings together leave entitlements which include annual leave, wellbeing leave, paid parental leave, defence reservist leave plus more;
  • We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career, supported by our capability framework plus ongoing access to self-led learning modules through LinkedIn Learning and access to study leave;
  • You’ll have access to beRewarded which will provide you with endless discounts across retail, health, entertainment, travel and much more, plus novated leasing options and corporate shares plan;
  • Your wellbeing is supported through our online wellbeing program Munch, Mind, Move, Money, access to our employee assistance program;
  • You’ll be able to participate in our we recognise program which is an opportunity to recognise the outstanding work our people do each and every day in living our principles which are Be kind, Collaborate, Be Curious, Think Outcomes, Be Courageous and Own & Deliver.


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 1,600 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.


Some of the programs our team across Australia and New Zealand 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;
  • Providing fleet wide through life support and asset management services for Navy customers;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business.


So, if you would like to join us and help create a safe and secure world, together, please apply via the ‘Apply Now’ button below.


To learn more about Babcock visit


We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds and experience however, due to the defence orientation of this role, the successful candidate must be eligible to obtain NV1 Security Clearance, as defined in the AGSVA guidelines.


Please note, should your application progress you may be required to complete pre-employment checks.  These checks may include but not limited to, reference checks, police check, security check, qualifications and right to work.


The health and safety of our people, customers and communities is our number one priority.  To comply with public health orders or our customer requirements, some roles within the business will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to gain access to sites.  Please speak to us if you have any questions about this based on your individual circumstances.


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