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Technical Officer


Adelaide, SA, AU, 5000

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid
  • Drive Innovation: Elevate Australia's Defence Force with advanced technical solutions!
  • Lead & Collaborate: Manage key stakeholder relationships and critical engineering decisions!
  • Ensure Excellence: Maintain the integrity and performance of vital Ground Support Equipment!

About the Role

Are you ready to make a real impact supporting Australia's Defence Force? We are seeking a dedicated Technical Officer to join our dynamic Technical Services Team.


In this role, you'll sustain and enhance the ADF's Ground Support Equipment (GSE) fleet, maintaining technical integrity as maintenance regimes, parts, and publications evolve. Reporting to the Technical Team Lead, you'll manage relationships with key stakeholders, address defect reports, analyse engineering changes, and conduct safety assessments.

Your responsibilities include developing technical information, managing configuration baselines, approving spare parts, and overseeing third-party maintenance. You'll also support the GSE Service Desk, ensuring prompt customer service, and monitor external maintenance activities.

With a focus on accuracy, you'll maintain critical documents and systems, contributing to the performance of the GSE Asset Management System.

Apply now and play a crucial role in supporting the operational readiness of the ADF.

To be successful, you will bring:

    • Successful completion of a technical type certificate.
    • Experience in a Technical Assessing type role.
    • Experience working within a System Program Office (SPO) type environment.
    • Knowledge of MILIS and the MMM Module.
    • Ability to interpret and conduct work in accordance with the Electronic Supply Chain Manual.
    • An understanding of Maintenance Requirements.
    • Australian Citizen with a Defence security clearance (or the ability to obtain).


What we offer you


  • Our work life integration policy brings together leave entitlements which include annual leave, wellbeing leave, paid parental leave, defence reservist leave plus more;
  • We offer flexible working arrangements where possible to help employees find the right balance between work and home life;
  • 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.


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.


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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 an appropriate level of Commonwealth Personnel 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.


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Job Req ID: 58270

Job Segment: Engineer, Engineering

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