Mechanical Fitter

The Babcock International Group is a diverse Global Business. Babcock has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services for over a century.

In New Zealand and across Australia, Babcock employs over 1000 talented people. Operating across sectors such as defence, commercial marine, aviation, airports, communications, emergency services and engineering consultancy, we support our customers’ technical, programme and complex platform requirements through our proven processes, systems and people. In many ways, we are the brand behind the brand. You may not always see our logo, but we are behind the scenes using specialist skills and knowledge to facilitate our client’s operational requirements.

A global solution being delivered locally.

About the role:

This role will report to the Workshop Manager and;

  • Provide support and input into work schedules

  • 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 peak load support to other units as required

  • From time to time, overtime may be required to complete work to schedules

  • Provide feedback on maintenance and quality processes

  • Other duties as instructed commensurate with the position

    About You:

    The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate some of the following types of skillsets and experience:

  • Trade qualifications or strong experience in mechanical engineering including small / medium diesel engines

  • Experience working on a variety of mechanical marine equipment and systems including those found on small craft

  • A good level of written and oral communication skills with proven experience in writing reports on faults, maintenance and commissioning

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, a cooperative, team player

  • Current forklift license

  • Current ‘C’ Class manual drivers licence

  • Good verbal and written communication skill

  • High level of attention to detail

  • Able to Demonstrate high levels of understanding of and adherence to the Health and Safety practices and regulations

  • Be physically fit especially with regards to heavy lifting and stretching

    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.

    Babcock’s dockyard facility is located within the Royal NZ Navy’s, Devonport Naval Base on Auckland’s North Shore. This picturesque location is ideally positioned for anyone who may wish to use the Devonport or Stanley Bay ferry.

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

    Your future at Babcock – what we offer you

    What sets us apart at Babcock? Babcock offers a supportive and engaging environment where you can drive change and grow your career, we promote and foster training and development and the opportunity to be part of something BIG. 



Job no: DVAN02265

Location: Auckland - NZ

Closing Date: Thursday, 4 June 2020