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Aircrew Officer


Rockhampton, QLD, AU, 4700

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite


  • Fixed Base
  • Servicing the Cap Rescue and Queensland Health contract in Rockhampton
  • Be part of something BIG!


REF:  SF56682


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 1,000 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. In many ways, we are the brand behind the brand. You may not always see our logo, but we are behind the scenes using specialist skills and knowledge to facilitate our client’s operational requirements. To provide you some local context, some of the programs our team are proud to be a part of involve:


  • We are the largest provider of emergency medical and search & rescue aviation services in Australia and New Zealand through our Aviation & Critical Services business;
  • Designing and supporting key systems for submarines and surface vessels through our Marine business;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business.


About the role


We are accepting applications for an experienced Aircrew Officer to join our Aviation & Critical Services team in Rockhampton, supporting our operations with Cap Rescue and Queensland Health.


As part of this role you will:


  • Maintain flying currency and conduct safe flight operations complying with CASR, contractual and company policies and procedures;
  • Report promptly on all operations and maintenance deficiencies;
  • Complete pre-flight and post-flight documentation;
  • Interact successfully with aircrew, client staff, health staff, members of the general public and stakeholders;
  • Operate safely and efficiently in a small team environment;
  • Assist the medical team where required and within the boundaries of your ability;
  • Provide accurate visual observation and information to the Pilot of flight relevant data including clearances, personnel movements and flight safety related issues;
  • Maintain readiness of operational role equipment;
  • Perform the duties of an Aircrew Officer/Winch Operator during HEMS and SAR missions;
  • Assist with the ongoing maintenance and inspection of base and role equipment;
  • Conduct aircraft flight preparation and post-flight husbandry;
  • Ensure security and safe configuration of cabin and equipment.



Essential requirements:

  • Five hundred (500) hours rotary wing experience as an ACO (minimum)
  • Winching/rappelling endorsement and experience,
  • Current HUET/ HUET & EBS qualification,
  • Senior First Aid and Advanced Resuscitation,
  • DG Aware or DG Pack and Accept Air,
  • NVG hoisting experience,
  • Aircraft Radiotelephone Operator Certificate of Proficiency, (AROC),
  • CASA Class 2 Medical Certificate,
  • Certificate IV Aviation AVI40116 (Aircrewman) or AVI40119 (Aircrew Officer),
  • Meet the requirements of the Queensland Health Preventable Diseases Policy; and
  • Ability to relocate to Rockhampton.


Desirable requirements:


  • Bell 412 experience
  • AW139 experience



What sets us apart at Babcock?


  • Babcock offers a supportive and engaging environment where you can drive change and grow your career;
  • We promote and foster training and development;
  • Central to Babcock’s core values are those of health, safety and environment, and diversity;
  • The opportunity to be a part of something BIG!

So if you would like to be part of the Babcock team, then please apply via the ‘Apply Now’ button below.


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