Configuration Engineer

Configuration Engineer

Babcock is a leading engineering support services organisation, with a rich history of service excellence, with over 35,000 talented and committed people across six continents and worldwide revenues of over NZ $9.5 billion. In Australia and New Zealand, Babcock operates nationally, employing over 700 staff. Operating across defence, mining and construction, aviation, ports, cyber security and engineering consultancy, we support our customers technical, programme and complex platform requirements through our proven processes, systems and people.

Nothing is more important to Babcock than the safety of its people, customers and the community in which we work. With the motto of ‘Home Safe Every Day’, we have an uncompromising commitment to health and safety.

About the role:

As a Configuration Engineer within the Centre of Engineering, you will undertake assessment of the configuration of RNZN equipment and its technical information against extant standards and regulatory requirements.  You will be key to maintaining and improving equipment configuration throughout the equipment lifecycle.

As part of the In-service Design Authority, the outputs of the Critical Safety Items Management Team provides relevant advice, guidance and sets requirements to meet the needs of our customers. You will be predominantly office based, but will be expected to visit and work with all stakeholders through the supply chain and the RNZN Fleet within the shipyard.

About You:

We are looking for engineers with a strong Configuration; Quality Assurance and Quality Control experience to join our Critical Safety Items Management Team.  You will be able to demonstrate experience to meet the following requirements:

  • Knowledge of engineering and configuration management practices

  • Experience of engineering and safety systems

  • Experience in operating in Quality Assurance / Quality Control environments

  • Experience of technical database and maintenance management systems

  • Sound analytical and report writing skills

In return, we offer the opportunity to work in a great location, on challenging, rewarding projects with total support and commitment from a hands-on leadership team. Drawing on the substantial experience of Babcock International, this is a career defining opportunity for someone who can drive change and influence people.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand and capable of obtaining a New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Security Clearance.


Job no: IYAJ80944

Location: Auckland - NZ

Closing Date: Wednesday, 31 October 2018