Systems Safety Engineer

Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services for over a century. With revenue of around AU$9.5 billion in 2018/19, we help customers improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within our four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.

In Australia and New Zealand, Babcock operates nationally, employing over 850 talented people. Operating across aviation, marine, oil and gas, mining and construction, cyber security, defence, 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

Naval Ship Management (NSM) is a Joint Venture between Babcock and UGL and currently has an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced Systems Safety Engineer to join our Landing Helicopter Dock Project in Garden Island, NSW.

The System Safety Engineer is responsible for assuring the LHD Assets are kept in a safe and reliable state of operation in accordance with the requirements of the Defence Seaworthiness Management System (DSwMS). This includes the assurance that safety risks are identified, analysed, evaluated and appropriately mitigated and managed So Far As Reasonably Practicable (SFARP).

About the role

The key accountabilities for this new position will include but not be limited to:

• Provide System Safety engineering advice.

• Review System Safety engineering documentation produced for acceptance as part of Engineering Change (EC).

• Undertake/assist hazard risk analyses in relation to faults, defects, deviations and part substitution.

• Update the LHD Asset Safety Case.

• Maintain Materiel safety-related baselines (including applicable hazard logs and supporting hazard analyses).

• Contribute to the continuous improvement of the engineering function and the LHD Enterprise

• Provide assurance that appropriate engineering controls are in place and are effective consistent with the requirements of Australian Naval Publication Suite

• Conduct tasking as directed by the Seaworthiness & Engineering Assurance Manager

About You

This role will align with an experienced WHSE professional that has a proven record of accomplishment of delivery within a complex marine engineering environment. You will have supporting tertiary qualifications, previous experience with the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and/or the Capability, Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG) and have an excellent interpersonal, communications and stakeholder’s engagement skillset. Your experience will include conducting Safety/Risk Assessments and extensive knowledge and experience in the management of safety cases. Additionally you will be a confident team player that has a passion for identifying and driving change and enjoys working within a team environment but can also work autonomously as required. You will have exceptional time management and organisational experience coupled with an ability to prioritise, plan and organise your workload and timeframes with a strong attention to detail. Ideally, you will have a proven record of management and compliance within an engineering governance structure and a working knowledge of asset management best practice

About Us

In return NSM 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, environment, and diversity, so if you would like to be part of an exciting and engaged team, please register your interest via the ‘Apply Now” button below.

Eligibility for an Australian Defence Security Clearance will be taken into account in assessing an applicant’s suitability for this role.

If you want to be part of an exciting new future with our Company, then please apply now.


Job no: EZDM91345

Location: Garden Island - NSW

Closing Date: Sunday, 4 August 2019