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Senior Structural Engineer


Keswick, SA, AU, 5035 Sydney, NSW, AU, 2000 Abbotsford, VIC, AU, 3067

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Senior Structural Engineer

  • Support the Defence High Frequency Communications System!
  • Be a part of something big
  • Agile and flexible working options available


As our Senior Structural Engineer, you will be part of an integrated product team providing a range of engineering services in support of the Defence High Frequency Communications System, and other related projects.


Key responsibilities will include:

  • Perform Structural Engineering activities in support of the Defence High Frequency Communications System. including structural analysis, acceptance testing and certification.
  • Structural Analysis of steel lattice and guyed steel lattice structures with concrete foundations, including loading, corrosion, modification and corrective procedures.
  • Structural Analysis of other structures, including floor/wall/roof/member loadings, corrosion, fatigue and materials analysis.
  • Produce and maintain high quality technical documentation and drawings within a formal engineering documentation management system.
  • Drive the development of maintenance and corrective procedures for existing structures
  • Conduct activities in accordance with project plans and timelines within established practices and standards, whilst seeking out opportunities for improvement.
  • Contribute to structural designs with respect to statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Provide troubleshooting throughout all phases of implementing and sustaining the communications system structures.

About you

You are degree qualified in Civil or Mechanical Engineering with at least 5 years’ experience ideally in RF transmission towers within a Defence environment. You have strong knowledge and experience within Structural Engineering and the design of preventative/corrective maintenance of guyed steel lattice structures with concrete foundations.

You are a great communicator and have a drive for engaging with all business stakeholders to provide best outcomes. 

You have a strong understanding of the Defence Capability Lifecycle and hold an NV1.

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, due to the defence orientation of this role, the successful candidate must be eligible to obtain NV1 Security Clearance, as defined in the AGSVA guidelines.

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, police check, security check, qualifications and right to work.

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Job req #55571

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