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Subcontractor Coordinator

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Date: 22-Jun-2022

Location: Garden Island, Australia, 2000

Company: Babcock

  • Significant Defence Projects
  • Collaborative team
  • Career growth and development


About the role

With a significant number of maintenance projects in progress and scheduled, a Sub-contractor Coordinator will pro-actively manage the teams’ activities and provide ongoing support to the Assistant Production Manager towards the successful delivery of the scheduled maintenance project.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage and monitor performance of teams, reporting to the Project Schedule, Assistant Production Manager;
  • Prepare and provide status and variance reports, estimates/budgets, and risk mitigation plans;
  • Be the first point of contact for allocated Repair Agents (RA’s);
  • Manage the inspection and testing activities by third parties;
  • Ensure Problem Identification Report's have been raised and monitor response progress against task schedule for impact;
  • Provide Project Scheduler with subcontractor schedule performance and reporting; and
  • Ensure “Safety First” culture throughout NSM.


About you

  • Maintenance supervisory experience within a Mining and Resources, Oil and Gas or Defence industry (or ability to demonstrate readiness to take this next step);
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite including Word and Excel;
  • Knowledge of accounting and purchasing/ process/ systems (SAP or other similar systems);
  • Certificate IV in Engineering, Trade background and or equivalent experience.
  • Project Management qualifications or equivalent experience;
  • Current Motor Vehicle Driver’s Licence;
  • Must be an Australian Citizen & must either hold, or be eligible to obtain an Australian Defence Security Clearance; and
  • Construction Induction Card (White Card).  


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 be Rewarded 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 we Recognise 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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