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Mechanical Engineer L1

Country/Region:  Ne
City:  Auckland

Level 1 Mechanical Engineer


  • Bring your innovative solutions to our Engineering Design Team
  • Progressive and innovative Global business
  • Agile workplace with great career advancement opportunities



About the role:


Reporting to our Design Engineer – Team Lead, you’ll form a key part of our Engineering Design Team under the Hāpai Taua Manuao (Maritime Fleet Sustainment Service) contract with the Royal New Zealand Navy.


Some of your key responsibilities will include:


  • Deliver steps of the Engineering Change Process in a timely and efficient manner under the direction of your team lead.
  • Conduct Technical Investigations (which may become ECP’s).
  • Be capable of leading an ECP up to complexity 1 within the Engineers area of expertise with minimal supervision.
  • Produce detailed design / production drawings.
  • Produce high quality engineering reports (including DMDRA and N3 investigations).


About you:


  • Hold a relevant degree in Engineering or related discipline
  • Have at least 1-2 years' relevant experience in relatable engineering roles
  • Experience in a multidisciplinary Design Office.
  • Proficient skills in CAD software packages – including 2D/3D modelling (Autodesk products desirable).
  • Demonstrated experience within the Defence/Defence Industry would be advantageous / highly regarded


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, defence reservist leave plus more.
  • 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.


Locally in New Zealand, our Centre of Engineering partners with the Royal New Zealand Navy to provide complete engineering, maintenance, repair and overhaul services to the entire fleet.  As the Navy’s strategic maritime partner, we also undertake ship conversions, life extensions, retrofits and major repairs in dry-dock or in water for our customers.  Located on the Devonport Naval Base, this is a great opportunity to work in partnership with our customer and see the results of your hard work first-hand.


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, 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.


The health and safety of our people, customers and communities is our number one priority.  By requirement of a New Zealand Defence Force directive, it is essential that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and are required to provide proof of vaccination status.


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



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