Job Description

About the Role

We are looking for a Quality Control Advisor to play a key role in our Enhanced Defence High Frequency Communications System Contract (EDHFCS). Babcock has taken the lead in managing and advancing the Defence High Frequency (HF) Communications capability across multiple sites in Australia!


This position plays a pivotal role in overseeing quality control efforts throughout the project’s lifecycle. Responsibilities include analysing and endorsing inspection and test plans, as well as reviewing quality documentation and objective quality evidence (OQE) to ensure adherence to contract requirements.


You’ll engage with repair agents during maintenance tasks to uphold compliance with task requirements and contractual obligations. Additionally, you’ll contribute to refining the OQE review process to align with business needs and client expectations, offering guidance and assistance to project teams on quality-related matters.


Moreover, you will assist in reviewing production work instructions, processes, and workflows, emphasising standardisation, ongoing enhancement, and consistent application across the program.



To be successful, you will bring:


  • Australian Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a Defence security clearance.
  • Demonstrated experience in a Quality and/or similar position.
  • Experience in a maintenance/construction sub-contractor management environment.
  • Sound knowledge of business management system standard ISO 9001
  • Proven ability to collate, analyse and present data.
  • Engineering qualification in Mechanical or Electrical (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.


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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.


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Job Req ID: 56623