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Technical Officer C-CBRNE

Country/Region:  Au
City:  Melbourne

Technical Officer

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  • Join a business doing meaningful work
  • Continuous improvement and growth are our priority



About the role


Supporting the engineering and maintenance activities for Counter- Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive (C-CBRNE) assets, you will be responsible for maintaining the technical integrity, maintenance regimes, parts and publications on the behalf of the ADF.


This position is part of a high performing and efficient Technical Services team within Babcock, which focusses on the sustainment of the C-CBRNE fleet. As a valuable team member, you will be required to provide subject matter expertise across a broad range of technical services to support the on-call Service Desk, which operates from within the team on a weekly rotational basis.


Some of your key responsibilities will include:


  • Analysing engineering change requests and developing engineering changes;
  • Developing technical information for technical records, publications and data by preparing and submitting requests for approval;
  • Technical assessment and safety analysis of new items and proposed changes to existing C-CBRNE equipment to determine preventive maintenance regimes;
  • Managing the baseline configuration of C-CBRNE assets and ensuring publications and defence MIS reflect the current approval status of maintenance plans, schedules, maintenance venues and authorised parts;
  • Managing corrective assets beyond the capability of the ADF repair venues;
  • Monitoring and auditing CCBRNE maintenance assets conducted by external providers; and
  • Handling CCBRNE service desk enquiries from the customer, and external maintenance providers.



About you

With a passion for the Defence industry, you will be dedicated to becoming an integral member of Babcock’s Defence business unit. You will be a decisive, confident and articulate communicator with the ability to work autonomously in a demanding role. You will build strong working relationships with multiple stakeholders and pride yourself on your ability to provide subject matter expertise to a broad range of services. You will have experience in a similar role and possess the following:

  • Certificate III (or above) in a relevant discipline (electronics, electrical, mechanical engineering).
  • Completion of MILIS Maintenance Work Order Administration course.
  • Completion of MILIS Warehouse Manager course or the ability to obtain the qualification.
  • Understanding of Maintenance Requirements Determination and Logistics Support Analysis in the Defence environment.
  • Experience in a Technical Assessing role.
  • Australian Citizen with NV1 security clearance.
  • Understanding of C-CBRNE.


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.


Some of the programs our team across Australia and New Zealand 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.


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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.


The health and safety of our people, customers and communities is our number one priority.  To comply with public health orders or our customer requirements, some roles within the business will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to gain access to sites.  Please speak to us if you have any questions about this based on your individual circumstances.


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