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Technical Writer

Full time
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Babcock Australasia
Defence & emergency
1,001-5,000 employees
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Who we are

Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services for over a century.

Across Australia and New Zealand, Babcock has grown to a team of over 1000 talented people, and we are on a path for continued growth and expansion. While we will continue to operate in sectors such as defence, commercial marine, aviation and engineering consultancy, we are on a journey to become a leading provider of Defence High Frequency communications in Australasia.

Key to the success of Babcock is our people, and our team is proud to be involved with the continuation and growth of the following programs:

  • Providing emergency medical and search and rescue aviation services through our Aviation and Critical Services business;
  • Designing and supporting key systems for submarines and surface ships through our Marine business;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land business; and
  • Enhancing our Defence High Frequency Communications capability to extend beyond the United Kingdom, and New Zealand into the Australian market.

About the Role

As we enter a period of significant organisational growth, we are seeking a Technical Writer responsible for developing technical documentation, compliance and governance for our Enhanced Defence Frequency Communication Program. Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop technical documents, through gathering information and writing technical procedures, manuals, specifications, and process documentation including: plans, reports, and specifications.
  • Manage updates and revisions to procedural documents and other technical artefacts based on stakeholder feedback.
  • Maintain the document inventory and socialise regular updates to stakeholders.
  • Support the ILS team with the preparation and update of ILS deliverables.

About You

The successful candidate will have prior experience in ILS Engineering, preferably within a large, matrixed organisation and ideally possess the following:

  • Ability to translate technical information into structured easy-to-understand text.
  • Experience within a complex Defence or Engineering environment would be highly beneficial.
  • Aptitude to drive improvement for existing process and procedures.
  • Formal qualifications in Maintenance, Engineering or a related discipline.

Babcock welcomes applications from candidates with all backgrounds, and experiences, however, due to the defence orientation of the role, the successful candidate must be eligible to obtain a Baseline Security Clearance, as defined by the AGSVA guidelines

Your future at Babcock – what we offer you

What sets us apart at Babcock?

  • We offer an agile work environment which provides you the opportunity to work onsite and remotely – to support this and enable you to work from home safely and efficiently we will provide you with a kit that includes laptop, mobile phone, monitor, keyboard, mouse and docking station.
  • Babcock offers a supportive and engaging environment where you can drive change and grow your career;
  • We promote and foster training and development;
  • Central to Babcock’s core values are those of health, safety and environment, and diversity;
  • The opportunity to be a part of something BIG!