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Electrical Engineer

Country/Region:  Ne
City:  Auckland

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


About the role

This is the perfect role for seagoing personnel looking to move their career ashore. Daily duties are performed onboard Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) ships that are in lay-up at Devonport Naval Base. This position would suit an ex-Navy Electrical Technician or commercial ETO/Electrical Engineer. 


The primary responsibilities of this position are to deliver operational level planned maintenance and manage safe systems of work when contractors/trades are working onboard. The RNZN Vessels that are in lay-up are very much kept alive and maintained at a required readiness state; turning routines and basin trials form a part of this.


The role will be part of the ever growing RNZN Care & Custody (C&C) Team, you will work alongside other maritime professionals in a tight-knit team.


Key responsibilities will include


  • Complete all operational level planned maintenance on the ships subject to the C&C contract agreement and planned maintenance system.
  • Providing a safe work environment for contractors on board. Responsible for managing safe systems at work within Babcock NZ guidelines.
  • Monitor the safety of personnel and safety of the asset both during working hours,
  • Be a part of the out of hours duty roster team (approximately one week duty in eight), responding to out of hour alarms.
  • Support the C&C Senior Electrical Engineers when providing Repair & Maintenance of all electrical devices on board RNZN Ships.
  • Take ownership of problems that arise and manage until resolved (may include minor project management work).


Ideally you will have

Your background will have included seagoing experience and you will have relevant shipboard maintenance experience along with appropriate seafaring tickets or trade qualifications. You have strong people and communications skills and enjoy a positive team working environment.


Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand and capable of obtaining a New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Security Clearance.


Your future at Babcock – what we offer you

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 and the opportunity to be part of something BIG. 

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