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Project Coordinator


Auckland, NZ, 0624

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Babcock is looking for a Project Coordinator to join the Delivery team based in Devonport, Auckland.


About the role


As a pivotal member of our organization, you'll spearhead Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and ensure seamless project execution while upholding Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) protocols.


Your duties will encompass site supervision, activity coordination, scope management, and the timely, budget-conscious delivery of projects.


If you're driven to enhance ship availability periods and boast a background in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, seize this opportunity to excel in a dynamic, fulfilling setting.


Key Responsibilities


  • Efficiently manage Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) from inception to fruition.
  • Enforce rigorous adherence to Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) standards on a daily basis.
  • Strategically plan and coordinate on-site activities to meet deadlines, budgetary constraints, and quality benchmarks.
  • Take ownership of project delivery, aligning with Project Management Plans and proactively mitigating risks.
  • Foster transparent communication and swift issue resolution, collaborating closely with stakeholders and Ship staff.
  • Streamline material schedules and prioritize Job Safety and Environmental Analysis (JSEA) for high-risk tasks.


About you



We are seeking an individual with a Tertiary Technical qualification (preferably in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or Naval Architecture) or relevant certification such as a trade qualification.


The ideal candidate should have at least 5 years of relevant industrial experience, with a preference for those with Marine Engineering expertise. Strong leadership qualities, excellent communication skills, and the ability to interpret technical drawings are essential.


A sound knowledge of industrial Health & Safety requirements and physical fitness are also crucial for success in this role.


Required Skills


  • Relevant Trade Certificate or Engineering Degree
  • Proficiency in written and oral communication, alongside advanced MS Office skills.
  • Strong interpersonal aptitude for effective collaboration.
  • Thorough understanding of Health & Safety regulations.
  • High proficiency in technical drawing interpretation..


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. To provide you some local context, some of the programs our team 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.


To learn more about us visit


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 #56356

Job Segment: Project Manager, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical, Engineer, Technology, Engineering

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