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HF Node Maintenance Technician



Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

About you

Are you a talented technician with a passion for maintaining and supporting advanced communication systems? Do you excel in problem-solving and have a keen eye for detail? If so, Babcock wants you! We are looking for someone with strong technical problem-solving skills, the ability to work independently and as part of a team, attention to detail, and a commitment to high-quality work. Excellent communication skills are essential for this role.


About the role

As a Node Maintenance Technician, you will play a crucial role in maintaining and supporting the Defence High Frequency Communications System (DHFCS) and the Enhanced Defence High Frequency Communications System (EDHFCS). Your responsibilities will include delivering maintenance support services for the existing DHFCS, providing vital communications support to the Australian Defence Force, and supporting the implementation and operation of the EDHFCS. You will be tasked with solving technical issues and ensuring compliance with approved maintenance procedures.

Join our team at Babcock and contribute to supporting our national defence capabilities. If you have the skills and dedication to excel in this role, we invite you to apply today!


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 1,600 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.


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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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