Babcock International Group has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services for over a century. With revenue of around $9 billion in 2016/17, we improve the capability, reliability and availability of our customers’ most critical assets across Marine, Land and Aviation sectors.

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:

Our Rigging and Transport team are seeking two new people to join our highly experienced team.  In this role you will be involved in the movement of a wide variety of equipment and stores on and off vessels and ashore.  From propellers to pumps you will have a variety of challenges to face on the Royal NZ Naval ships and commercial vessels. 

About you:

To be successful in this role we are looking for someone who has the following attributes:

  • Strong Health & Safety focus.

  • Self-motivated and enjoy working in a team environment

  • Trade Certified as an Advanced Rigger.

  • Able to work in confined spaces and at heights.

  • Ideally hold a certificate of competence in Crane Operation (Tower and Mobile).

  • Ideally hold class 4 Heavy Trade licence, along with Fork Hoist F endorsement.

  • Ideally a background in the marine industry.

  • Available to work overtime on weekends and evenings.

What’s in it for you?

This is a great opportunity to join a team of highly experienced Riggers and to develop your skills in this field.  We are looking for someone with potential for professional development and we would be willing to invest in them to ensure our Riggers are well rounded and able to transition between Rigger, Crane Operator and heavy vehicles. 

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 Security Clearance. 


Job no: ESAH70185

Location: Auckland - NZ

Closing Date: Wednesday, 28 February 2018