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Engineer (Mechanical)

Country/Region:  Ne
City:  Auckland

Our Centre of Engineering partners with the Royal New Zealand Navy to provide complete engineering, maintenance, repair and overhaul services to the entire fleet. Reporting to the Availability, Reliability and Maintainability Manager, this role will have you performing technical investigations on RNZN equipment to understand issues affecting availability or reliability. You will develop recommendations and advice based on proven engineering principles and evidence-based analysis.


Key responsibilities will include:

  • Conduct research on previous maintenance history for accurate decision making.
  • Perform root cause analysis to identify and investigate potential causes of failures.
  • Develop clear and concise recommendations to improve availability and reliability of equipment.
  • Comply with all HSE policy, processes and procedures applicable to operations as well as statutory HSE legislation, regulations and codes of best practice.


About you

To be successful in this role you will have a relevant engineering degree, diploma or equivalent experience and two - five years' experience with some exposure to reliability engineering and asset management. You have experience in mechanical and electrical systems and are proficient in Microsoft Office with strong skills in excel. You have sound analytical and report writing skills, comprehensive communication skills and ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines. Those with significant experience/qualifications in reliability engineering and asset management and proficiency in the use of PowerQuery and macros for excel will be looked upon favourably.


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.
  • 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.

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

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, MOJ, security check, qualifications and right to work.

Babcock Australasia is a Circle Back Initiative Employer - we commit to respond to every applicant.

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