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Engineer Propulsion Systems Fleet Diesel Inspector


Auckland, NZ, 0624

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Engineer - Propulsion Systems - Fleet Diesel Inspector


About the role 


Reporting to the Operational Support Manager Propulsion Systems, the Engineer - Propulsion Systems - Fleet Diesel Inspector will Provide oversight to the Operational Support Platform Systems team, ensuring the quality and accuracy of engineering outputs whilst managing internal and external relationships to deliver operational support services, defect response times and achieve vessel availability targets.


Key responsibilities will include:


Ensure high-quality engineering outputs by adhering to customer requirements, codes, and regulations, while mitigating risks and making single-domain engineering decisions.

Conduct single-domain technical investigations and analysis to provide data for problem assessment/resolution and for design of improvements.

Contribute to the production and maintenance of accurate technical documentation to support assigned tasks and ensure thorough knowledge capture throughout the project lifecycle.

Provide expert guidance in Propulsion System Engineering, ensuring consistently high-quality output, adherence to regulations, risk mitigation, and informed decision-making throughout project lifecycles, alongside maintaining awareness of relevant techniques and technologies.

Contribute to the development and execution of departmental strategy, ensuring alignment, oversight, and continual improvement of engineering processes, resources, and initiatives to support organizational goals and foster innovation and sustainability.



About you


You’re an experienced Engineer with a NZ recognised or Washington Accord accredited degree in an Engineering discipline, ideally working towards Chartership.

With approximately 6 years of relevant experience in technical / engineering roles, your expertise includes strategic management, coupled with a deep understanding of engineering principles and regulatory frameworks. With your proficiency in engineering toolsets such as PLM or MRP systems, along with design and simulation software, you excel in driving performance improvements and delivering successful propulsion systems projects.

You must either hold, or be eligible to obtain and maintain a NZSIS security Clearance at Top Secret Vetting level with no restrictions to accessing ITAR controlled materials.



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.


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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.


Job req #56065

Job Segment: Aerospace Engineering, Systems Engineer, PLM, Engineer, Quality Engineer, Engineering, Management

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