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Technical Support 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

The Technical Support Officer is responsible for supporting the Technical Officers to deliver engineering and maintenance activities for Counter- Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive (C-CBRNE) assets and associated repairable items on the behalf of the Australian Defence Force (ADF). The role will see you provide subject matter expertise across a broad range of technical services, to support the on-call Service Desk and to support the Technical Officers in the delivery of services. Responsibilities may include:

  • Conduct support activities for the C-CBRNE Service Desk function to ensure enquiries from customers, external maintenance providers and suppliers are addressed promptly and effectively.
  • Monitor and audit the maintenance for C-CBRNE assets conducted by external maintenance providers of both new and pre-existing Commonwealth contracts.
  • Create and maintain accurate C-CBRNE fleet maintenance planning data to be loaded into both Babcock and ADF systems.
  • Be responsible for the delivery of Engineering and Maintenance Services.
  • Manage relationships with contracted Maintenance and Service providers, operating units, Joint Logistics Command (JLC) and other Commonwealth Contractors as required.

About you

With a passion for the Defence industry, you will be dedicated to becoming an integral member of Babcock’s Land business unit. You will thrive in a complex environment and deliver a high standard of customer satisfaction. You will be detailed focused and will pride yourself on your ability to build strong working relationships with various stakeholders. You will demonstrate you can make a positive contribution to the high performing technical team and will possess the following:

  • Studies towards or completion of Certificate III (or above) in a relevant discipline (electronics, electrical, mechanical engineering).
  • Completion of or the ability to undertake Defence Maintenance Management courses.
  • Understanding of Maintenance Requirements and Logistics Support Analysis.
  • Australian Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain an NV1 security clearance.
  • Understanding of Engineering Instructions and amendment procedures.
  • Experience in a Technical Assessing role.


Your future at Babcock – what we offer you


What sets us apart at Babcock?


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