Nov 17, 2023

Engineer (Risk)

  • Babcock
  • Auckland, New Zealand

Job Description

Engineer (Risk)


About the role

Reporting to the Technical Team Lead (Asset Plans and Risk), the Engineer (Risk) will analyse and develop asset risks, in a timely and efficient manner through technical investigations associated with Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) fleet assets. Using your expertise and engagement with subject matter experts across the wider asset management organisation, you will propose appropriate engineering, logistics and administrative treatments to asset risks through facilitation and reviews, and ensure all asset risks are appropriately managed to support stakeholder decision making . 


Key responsibilities will include:

  • Create engineering risk statements within the Engineers area of expertise, focussing on functional failures, consequences and likelihood.
  • Deliver an engineering investigation with minimal oversight.
  • Deliver outputs on time, and communicate impacts to delivery schedule.
  • Provide support to other Engineers and Engineering Technicians regarding asset risk knowledge across the wider organisation.


About you

You will have an Engineering Degree with Electrical Engineering experience. Your report writing abilities will be of a high standard including the ability to produce accurate risk statements. With a passion for the marine industry, you will have an eye for detail and a desire to improve the availability and reliability of RNZN fleet assets. You are a logical thinker with the ability to translate concepts into practical solutions.



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.
  • 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.


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, 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.


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