Babcock New Zealand are looking for Skilled Marine Fitter/Mechanics to join our team based on the Devonport Naval Base.
Join our team at Babcock NZ Ltd and take on a vital role as a Marine Fitter, where you will be responsible for the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of ship and boat propulsion machinery.
You'll work on a variety of tasks, from repairing gearboxes to installing auxiliary systems, ensuring our vessels are in top condition.
If you're looking for a challenging yet rewarding opportunity in the marine engineering industry, this is the role for you.
The ideal candidate for this role should possess a Level 4 Trade Certificate in a relevant engineering discipline and hold a Class 1 NZ Driver's License. They must have a diverse set of mechanical and electrical engineering skills and the ability to troubleshoot and resolve machinery issues.
Quick decision-making skills and excellent communication are crucial, especially in high-pressure situations. While not mandatory, having marine engineering experience, the ability to manage teams, and knowledge of small boat systems and marine diesel engines would be advantageous.
This role is perfect for an individual who thrives in a complex environment, values composure under pressure, and is eager to contribute to the continuous improvement of our operations.
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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. To provide you some local context, some of the programs our team are proud to be a part of involve:
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.
To learn more about us visit www.babcock.com.au
We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds and experience however, the successful candidate must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand and capable of obtaining a New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Security Clearance.
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, MOJ, security check, qualifications and right to work.
Babcock Australasia is a Circle Back Initiative Employer - we commit to respond to every applicant.
Job Req #53860