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Asset Lifecyle Engineer

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Date: 27-Jul-2022

Location: Garden Island, NSW, Australia, 2000

Company: Babcock

  • A great opportunity to join a business on a path of significant growth
  • Gain exposure to exciting Defence contracts
  • Support the Australian Defence Force’s maritime capability


About the role

The Asset Lifecycle Engineer is responsible for managing aspects of supportability of the Landing Helicopter Docks (LHD) Class Ships and Shore systems. The position is responsible for assessing supportability elements, determining root cause, establishing risk to asset capability and driving solutions to eliminate risk/issues or mitigation strategies to reduce risks.  The role will oversee obsolescence, repairable parts and common equipment analysis and standardised through life support approaches and manage data sources to support supportability decisions.


Responsibilities could include:


  • Develop, Lead and manage the obsolescence management plan together with supply support and conduct: front-end system and sub-system appraisals and thorough hazard analyses to identify obsolescence, assess risks, prepare robust obsolescence risk management plans, project manage obsolescence solutions together with engineering change and project delivery, develop and lead an obsolescence IPT within ASCSPO as well as other platforms;
  • Develop and manage a Repairable Parts Management Plan, with Supply Support, conduct analysis of all repairable parts, and monitor MTTF and MTTR of utilised repairable to measure success.
  • Conduct analysis of Common Equipment of all types across the platform and understand parts interchangeability and the potential impact on the parts holding requirements.
  • Determine certification, traceability, manufacturing, acceptance testing or other requirements such as Lloyds, of parts that have a demand with supply support.


About you


You will bring positivity and energy to the role and will act as a guide and mentor to the junior members of the team. As well as bringing technical skills to the role, you will be a people person by nature and build and nurture strong and collaborative relationships with multiple stakeholders at various levels both internally and externally. You thrive in a complex environment and maintain composure under pressure. You will have a passion for the Defence industry and possess the following:


  • Australian Citizen with Defence security clearance (or the ability to obtain)
  • Engineering degree and/or relevant industry experience in an engineering role:
  • Relevant industry experience in an Asset Lifecycle Engineering role or Reliability Engineering role Assessment role:
  • Demonstrated experience in the support and/or development of Logistics Support and Analysis artefacts:
  • Working knowledge of the conduct of Front-End Logistic Support Analysis activities;
  • Working knowledge of Defence engineering, maintenance and financial policies and procedures.


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.


This position will work within our subsidiary Naval Ship Management (NSM), which provides asset management solutions to the Australian maritime sector. Working closely with supply chain partners, NSM provides cost-effective and responsive solutions that optimise the availability, capability, and seaworthiness of critical maritime assets. NSM supports assets across the Royal Australian Navy’s fleet – most notably the Anzac Class Frigates as a member of the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) and the Canberra Class Landing Helicopter Docks (LHD), LHD Landing Craft (LLC) and associated assets as the Asset Class Prime Contractor.


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, it is a requirement that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to be appointed to this role.  Please speak to us if you have any questions about this based on your individual circumstances.


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