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Hydraulic Technician


Osborne, SA, AU, 5017

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite
  • Come aboard and make your mark in a role that promises constant growth and impact!
  • A close-knit, high performing team who makes coming to work enjoyable
  • Gain exposure and grow your career within Defence industry

About the Role

Join our dynamic Marine team in Osborne SA and become a crucial Hydraulic Technician, propelling the performance of the Collins Class submarines. Be at the forefront of engineering, design, systems integration, and platform management as we maintain and sustain these vessels.


In this exciting role, you'll be responsible for a range of tasks, from stripping, surveying, and cleaning to refurbishing and testing hydraulic and mechanical equipment. Keep the workshop running smoothly with regular maintenance and troubleshoot any equipment issues that arise. Collaborate closely with the Workshop team to ensure we meet all program targets and deliver exceptional results.

We're searching for someone with a friendly demeanour, capable of fostering a positive team atmosphere. As our ideal candidate, you'll embrace challenges with a proactive and optimistic outlook, effectively communicating with stakeholders to achieve success. You will also possess:

  • Australian Citizenship with a Defence Security clearance or the ability to obtain.
  • Mechanical Trade Background.
  • Extensive experience in the refurbishment of hydraulics machinery and mechanical systems.
  • Current C class drivers licence.
  • Ability to read and interpret detailed drawings.
  • Further training and/or certificates in hydraulics is desirable.

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 offer flexible working arrangements where possible to help employees find the right balance between work and home life;
  • 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.


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 1,600 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.


To learn more about Babcock visit


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 a Defence Security Clearance, as defined 9in 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 ad ID: 57663

Job Segment: Engineer, Technician, Hydraulics, Engineering, Technology

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