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Engineering Team Lead - Electrical


Osborne, SA, AU, 5017

Onsite or Hybrid: 

Engineering Team Lead – Electrical



Osborne until late 2024 then Woodville North.


About The Role


Reporting to the Program Engineering Manager, the Hunter Team Lead will collaborate closely with the other Team Leads to provide dynamic leadership and management. Your role will involve guiding a dedicated team through engineering processes and tools, ensuring successful delivery of assigned activities and artefacts. You will have the autonomy to foster the growth and development of your team members, playing a pivotal role in enhancing capability within both the Hunter and broader engineering teams. This position offers a unique opportunity to lead and innovate in a supportive and forward-thinking environment.


About you


You are a qualified engineer with a bachelor's degree accredited under the Washington Accord or equivalent, making you eligible for Professional Engineer membership. With around six years of experience in technical or engineering roles, you have a proven track record in team management. You possess a strong understanding of the design lifecycle and system integration, and ideally, you have experience managing supplier and sub-contractor specifications. Proficiency with engineering toolsets such as PLM or MRP systems, design, simulation, and analysis software is desirable.



Key responsibilities will include:


Join us as an Electrical Engineering Lead at Babcock, where you'll play a pivotal role in technical investigations, decision-making, and recommendations.


  • You'll oversee team activities, ensuring timely delivery while maintaining high quality and cost-effectiveness.


  • Your expertise will be crucial in producing and reviewing technical documentation, securely maintaining records, and presenting findings to both internal and external stakeholders.


  • As a key advisor in Electrical Engineering, you'll contribute to operational capability and provide guidance on multi-domain engineering decisions.


  • You'll ensure compliance with regulations and standards, manage product safety implications, and conduct technical risk assessments.


  • lead process improvements, foster professional development within your team, and collaborate effectively across technical teams and the wider organization.


This role offers an opportunity to innovate and develop sustainable solutions that drive continuous improvement and benefit both our organization and the broader community.

Join us in shaping the future of engineering excellence at Babcock.



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.


Babcock Australasia is a Circle Back Initiative Employer - we commit to respond to every applicant.



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