Mechanical Fitter

Babcock is a leading engineering support services organisation, with a rich history of service excellence. We employ over 35,000 talented and committed people across six continents and worldwide revenues of over AU$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.

Babcock Australasia currently has an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced Mechanical Fitter to join our experienced team based in Henderson, Western Australia.

The Mechanical Fitter has a key role in ensuring that all submarine maintenance and workshop activities and duties are actioned and completed in line with the Maintenance Supervisors requirements and ensuring Babcock WA Henderson objectives are achieved.

This role will report to the Maintenance Supervisors and the basic responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Provide support and input into work schedules;

  • Provide Preventative & corrective maintenance services for the Collins Class Submarine Weapons Discharge System, Submerged Signal Ejectors, Air Purification System & Weapons Handling Discharge Training Rig;

  • Provide input into system engineering review to improve reliability, maintainability and availability of the equipment;

  • Liaison with internal and external customers to ensure timely action of scheduled and unscheduled activities;

  • Review of maintenance and technical documentation to ensure currency and accuracy;

  • Provide feedback on Maintenance and quality processes;

  • Other duties as instructed commensurate with the position.

The ideal candidate will have the following core skills

  • Tertiary qualifications in Mechanical Trade;

  • Current Forklift license and experience;

  • Current ‘C’ Class manual drivers licence.

  • Good verbal and written communication skill;

  • High level of attention to detail


Applicants must be eligible for an Australian Defence Security Clearance.

About Us

In return Babcock offers a supportive and engaging environment where you have the opportunity to drive change and the autonomy to deliver operational excellence and best practice within a global organisation that has an enviable reputation for delivering excellence. Central to Babcock’s core values are those of health, safety and environment and diversity so if you would like to be part of an exciting and engaged team, then please register your interest via the ‘Apply Now” button below


Job no: IEAL80920

Location: Henderson - WA

Closing Date: Tuesday, 9 October 2018