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Platform Safety Supervisor


Auckland, NZ, 0624

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Platform Safety Supervisor


About the role 


Reporting to the Platform Safety Officer, we are looking for a Platform Safety Supervisor to join the Platform Safety Compliance team in Devonport, Auckland.

As part of our highly skilled team, you will be based onboard ships in maintenance. You will be integral to ensuring Safe Systems of Work are adhered to at all times.


Key responsibilities will include:


  • Monitor platform work activities identifying potential hazards and intervening, when necessary.
  • Liaise with workers to help identify safer ways to conduct their work,
  • Conduct audits of Safe Systems of Work, verifying zero energy in isolated systems (Electrical or Mechanical).
  • Act as a liaison between the platform and the HSEQ team when advice is required.
  • Actively promote a health and safety culture within the organisation to reduce incident and injury, and continuously drive safety improvement, awareness and belief in a healthy and safe work environment.
  • Take ownership of problems that arise and manage until resolved (may include minor project management work).
  • Demonstrate the ability to work independently to practically implement proposed improvements.
  • Present a positive attitude and meaningfully contribute within a team environment.


About you


You’re an experienced Electrical / Marine Engineer with a technical and practical background and have hands on exposure to safe systems of work processes and procedures in high-risk industries such as maritime / aviation / oil and gas or mining sector.

You have experience managing Lock Out Tag Out isolation procedures and high-risk activities such as confined space, hot work and working at heights.

Strong interpersonal, communication, conflict resolution and technical skills as well as the ability to collaborate will allow you to be successful in this position.



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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