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Mechanical Engineer L3


Auckland, NZ, 0624

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Babcock is looking for a Design Engineer L3 with a Mechanical Engineering background to join the design team based in Devonport, Auckland.


About the role


Join our innovative team as a Design Engineer in Auckland. This permanent, full-time role offers a dynamic environment where you'll lead Engineering Change projects, ensuring timely and quality delivery. Collaborate with a skilled team, influence key projects, and advance our mechanical engineering capabilities.


If you're a detail-oriented problem-solver passionate about marine and mechanical engineering, this opportunity is for you!


As a Design Engineer, you'll lead and deliver projects, provide technical recommendations, and produce detailed designs and high-quality reports. You'll proactively manage project timelines, communicate risks, and mentor junior Engineers, fostering strong relationships and a collaborative team environment.


About you


You are an experienced Design Engineer with a strong background in marine engineering and a knack for leading complex projects. Your attention to detail, proficiency in CAD software, and excellent communication skills enable you to produce high-quality technical documentation and effectively manage project timelines. You thrive in a collaborative environment, supporting your team and proactively seeking opportunities for growth and development. Your commitment to health, safety, and environmental compliance ensures a safe and efficient workplace for all.


Key Required Skills


  • Relevant Engineering Degree is essential
  • Proven ability to lead and deliver complex projects..
  • Proficiency in CAD software, including 2D/3D modelling (Autodesk products desirable).
  • Strong analytical and report-writing skills.
  • Excellent time management and ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • Comprehensive communication skills, both written and oral.


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
  • 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 1,600 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.


Some of the programs our team across Australia and New Zealand 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;
  • Providing fleet wide through-life support and asset management services for Navy customers;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business.


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, pre-employment medical, 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 #57758


Closing date for internal applicants is on 19th July 2024

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