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Maintenance Supervisor

Country/Region:  Au
City:  Adelaide

Maintenance Supervisor

  • Significant Defence Projects
  • Grow your career in Defence
  • Join a global organisation on a path of rapid growth


About the role

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, you will be accountable for the supervision of Babcock maintenance teams on our ship, submarine and workshop facilities.


Some of your key responsibilities will include:


  • Ensuring adherence to company procedures and policies;
  • Coordinating and supervising the conduction of planned or corrective maintenance activities in support of Waterfront support activities;
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders to ensure timely activities and action in all areas of maintenance;
  • Maintaining and recording safety inspections of equipment required for the efficient conduct of duties at Henderson workshop facility;
  • Review of maintenance and technical documentation to ensure currency and accuracy;
  • Providing feedback on Maintenance and quality processes;
  • Providing support to production teams as required to ensure time, quality, schedule and profitability targets are met;
  • Providing input into system engineering review to improve reliability, maintainability and availability of supported equipment;
  • Ensuring maintenance activities are carried out within schedule and programmed time line;


About you

You have a professionally recognised qualification in a mechanical trade, with a high level of hydraulic and pneumatic system understanding.


You will also have:

  • Understanding of quality principles and procedures;
  • Understanding of submarine and ship systems;
  • Electrical Qualifications (desirable); and
  • Facility Security Management (desirable).


Your future at Babcock – 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 if required, 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 plus you can access two days annually from your personal leave as wellbeing days;
  • 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 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 1,300 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.


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.


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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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