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Technical Officer

Country/Region:  Au
City:  Adelaide

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 to the Technical Team Lead, this role will hold responsibility for supporting the engineering and maintenance activities for the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Ground Support Equipment (GSE) assets and associated repairable items. As an integral member of the team, you will be responsible for maintaining the technical integrity of changes made to maintenance regimes, parts and publications. Key responsibilities include:


  • Delivering engineering and maintenance services;
  • Managing relationships with operating units, RAAF Mechanical Equipment, and Operational Maintenance Sections (MEOMS), Joint Logistics Command (JLC), and other Commonwealth Contractors;
  • Ensuring publications and maintenance policies are reflective of the current approved maintenance plans, schedules, maintenance venues and organised parts;
  • Preparing and submitting changes to technical records and publications, and data for approval; and
  • Monitoring and auditing maintenance for GSE conducted by external maintenance providers for new and pre-existing commonwealth contractors.


Ideally you will have

Ideally you will have prior experience within the Australian Defence Force (ADF), or within the defence industry, and possess the following:

  • Successful completion of a technical certificate;
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to manage relationships with professionals of all levels of seniority;
  • Prior experience working within a Systems Program Office (SPO) environment; and
  • Knowledge of MILIS and the MMM Module, desirable.


Your future at Babcock – what we offer you

We offer an agile working environment which provides you with the opportunity to work onsite and remotely – to support this we will provide you with a kit that includes laptop, mobile phone, monitor, keyboard, mouse and docking station.

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.

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