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Auckland, NZ, 0624

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Babcock New Zealand is looking to add Marine or Industrial Electricians to our highly skilled team based on the Devonport Naval Base.


About the role


This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team in the heart of New Zealand, working on cutting-edge electrical systems in the marine and industrial sectors. As a key member of our team, you'll be responsible for installation, maintenance, and repair activities, ensuring the proper functioning of critical equipment.


You'll have the chance to use your problem-solving skills and technical expertise to make a real impact, all while working in a collaborative and supportive environment. We offer opportunities for continuous improvement, mentoring, and career development, making this role not just a job, but a pathway to a fulfilling and challenging career in the electrical industry. Plus, our commitment to safety, environmental awareness, and quality assurance ensures that you'll be part of a company dedicated to excellence.


Join us in achieving our goals of zero lost time injuries, zero environmental discharges, and a commitment to safety and quality that's second to none.


If you're ready to take your electrical career to the next level, apply today!


Role Benefits


  • $42.50 per hour
  • 1.5x paid after 40hrs
  • 2x paid after 43hrs
  • Additional benefits


Key Responsibilities


  • Installation and Repair: Perform installation and repair activities on various electrical equipment, including marine and industrial systems like communication equipment, power distribution, propulsion systems, and engine control.
  • Fault Identification: Identify and rectify low-level faults in electrical systems, ensuring their proper functioning.
  • Compliance and Reporting: Ensure that all installation, maintenance, and repair tasks are completed according to schedule, customer specifications, and requirements. Also, maintain accurate records and prepare technical reports.
  • Continuous Improvement: Identify and lead improvement opportunities within the electrical team, including mentoring junior members and promoting change management competencies.
  • Safety and Environmental Awareness: Promote occupational health, safety, and environmental awareness, adhering to safety procedures, hazard identification, and compliance with quality assurance objectives.


Key Required Skills


  • Electrical Expertise: Hold an Electrical Trade Certificate and Electrical Practicing License with full registration, demonstrating proficiency in using electrical test equipment.
  • Problem-Solving: Exhibit strong problem-solving skills, especially in a broad spectrum of electrical disciplines, from generating plant to distribution systems and end-user systems.
  • Technical Knowledge: Have knowledge and experience in marine engineering, as well as competence in fiber optic installation (desirable).
  • Teamwork: Work effectively as part of a team, collaborating with colleagues to achieve unit outputs and encouraging the development of change management competencies.
  • Documentation: Ability to read and interpret electrical and mechanical installation drawings and OEM documentation, along with maintaining accurate records.



Your future at Babcock – what we offer you 


  • 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 #47881

Job Segment: Quality Assurance, Electrical, Engineer, Change Management, Electrician, Technology, Engineering, Management

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