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Operations Officer

Country/Region:  Au
City:  Karratha
  • 12 month fixed term opportunity
  • Located in Karratha WA
  • Be part of something BIG!


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 1,000 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. In many ways, we are the brand behind the brand. You may not always see our logo, but we are behind the scenes using specialist skills and knowledge to facilitate our client’s operational requirements. 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;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business.


About the role


Based in Karratha, we are looking for an experienced Operations Officer to join our Offshore Operations team.  This business critical role will support services to one of our major customers and is 12 month fixed term position.  Reporting to the Operations Manager (Offshore), you will work as part of a localised team to provide support to ensure efficient and effective base operations.


As part of this role you will:


  • Ensure the completion of the daily flying program
  • Ensure base operations/flight planning rooms are supplied with necessary equipment, publications, displays and information for Aircrew and Operations staff
  • Compile daily reports and collect daily/weekly contract statistics for the base
  • Liaise with other Babcock Departments to ensure the smooth and efficient running of Base Flight Operations
  • Update the base’s daily/weekly flight schedule
  • Ensure the base radio facilities are serviceable prior to the commencement of the daily flying program


About you


To be successful in this role you will have:


  • Aviation and Offshore Operations experience
  • An Aeronautical Radio Operator Certificate (AROC)
  • Knowledge of Emergency Response procedures
  • Experience in Flight Following/Tracking
  • Strong interpersonal, decision making and communication skills and customer centric approach
  • The ability to work as part of a team with flexibility and a positive attitude


You will work a 2 week on, 1 week off roster (2/1) and be available to work on call as required.


Your future at Babcock – what we offer you


What sets us apart at Babcock?


  • Babcock offers a supportive and engaging environment where you can drive change and grow your career;
  • We promote and foster training and development;
  • Central to Babcock’s core values are those of health, safety and environment, and diversity;
  • The opportunity to be a part of something BIG!

So if you would like to be part of the Babcock team, then please apply via the ‘Apply Now’ button below.


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