Job Description

About the role


Reporting to our Technical Team Lead, the Technical Officer is responsible for the delivery of Engineering and Maintenance Services. This includes managing the relationships with Operating Units, RAAF Mechanical Equipment and Operational Maintenance Section (MEOMS), Joint Logistics Command (JLC) and Other Commonwealth Contractors.


Some of your key responsibilities will include:


  • Analyse engineering change requests and develop engineering changes.
  • Manage the configuration baseline of GSE assets and ensure publications and maintenance policy reflect the current approved status of maintenance plans, schedules, maintenance venues and authorised parts.
  • Manage the corrective maintenance of GSE assets beyond the capability of ADF repair venues with 3rd party providers.
  • Monitor and audit the maintenance for GSE conducted by external maintenance providers and new and pre-existing Commonwealth contracts.

About you



  • Successful completion of a technical type certificate/qualification
  • Experience in a Technical Assessing type role.
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings and technical data.
  • Demonstrable ability to use initiative and prioritise workload.
  • Demonstrated experience within the Defence/Defence Industry would be advantageous / highly regarded


  • Knowledge of MILIS and the MMM Module.
  • An understanding of Maintenance Requirements Determination and Logistics Support Analysis in the Defence environment.
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings and technical data.
  • An understanding of Australian Air Publication (AAP) system and amendment procedures.
  • Experience working within a System Program Office (SPO) type environment.

Your future at Babcock – 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 1,300 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.