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Radio Radar Technician

Country/Region:  Ne
City:  Auckland

About the role

Reporting to the Radio Radar Unit Leader, and working on the Devonport Naval Base, this positon provides support for a range of Military and Commercial radios and the associated interfaces and equipment as well as various other electronic equipment


Key responsibilities will include:

  • Installation, set to work, maintenance, trouble shooting, repair and testing of communication systems. Typically Military/Civilian radios and the associated interfacing and audio circuits.
  • Identify and rectify faults in a range of electrical and electronic systems down to component level.
  • Ensure all maintenance, repair and commissioning of equipment is carried out and completed to schedule, in accordance with customer specifications and requirements.
  • Provide well formulated and accurate technical reports.
  • Highlight any possible cost overruns or defects which may arise.
  • Develop test procedures where required.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate records and reports for Babcock and customers
  • Identify, develop and lead improvement opportunities
  • Promote Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Awareness


About You

To be successful in this position, you will have a National Certificate in Electronics or equivalent, training and experience in HF Radio systems and radio communication and associated systems and equipment. You will have a minimum of Electrical Service Technician Practicing Licence (full electrical registration and practicing license would be desirable), are able to analyse equipment/systems faults and carry out circuit board repairs to a high standard. Over and above this you highly value health and safety of yourself and others, are self-motivated and enjoy working as part of a team.

Please note:

  • This position requires you to be able to hold a Secret Security Clearance.
  • There will be some requirement for ‘working at heights’.


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.

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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