Technical Liaison Officer

Babcock Australasia

Location: Brisbane Airport

Job Type: Full time


About the Role

Babcock is actively seeking a Technical Liaison Officer (TLO) to assume a pivotal role in the ongoing management and delivery of the Australian Defence Forces (ADF) Ground Support Equipment (GSE) program. This program involves a strategic partnership between Babcock and the Australian Defence Force for the efficient management of the shared GSE fleet.

Located at RAAF Base Amberley, this position will be integrated into our customer's Combat Support Group (CSG) and will function as a crucial link connecting Babcock to our valued customer.

The TLO role is primarily customer-facing and will be responsible for engaging in daily strategic discussions with the customer. These discussions will guide and direct the broader Babcock ADF GSE team to ensure the ADF achieves optimal operational capability.

The responsibilities of this role encompass engaging in discussions with the customer, offering expert guidance on engineering, risk assessment, fleet management, and governance concerning GSE assets. Furthermore, the TLO will collaborate with senior internal and external stakeholders to determine the best course of action for managing GSE assets, always prioritising the needs of end-users and operational efficiency.

What will you bring?

  • Formal qualifications in a Technical/Engineering or Logistics domain.
  • Extensive experience in a technical or logistics role supporting Defence or heavy industry.
  • High level technical background and understanding of tasks which contribute to effective maintenance.
  • Understanding of the ADF Air or Land technical regulations.
  • Australian Citizen with a Defence security clearance.

What we offer you

  • Our work life integration policy brings together leave entitlements which include annual leave, wellbeing leave, paid parental leave, defence reservist leave plus more;
  • We offer flexible working arrangements where possible to help employees find the right balance between work and home life;
  • We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career, supported by our capability framework plus ongoing access to self-led learning modules through LinkedIn Learning and access to study leave;
  • You’ll have access to beRewarded which will provide you with endless discounts across retail, health, entertainment, travel and much more, plus novated leasing options and corporate shares plan;
  • Your wellbeing is supported through our online wellbeing program Munch, Mind, Move, Money, access to our employee assistance program plus you can access two days annually from your personal leave as wellbeing days;
  • You’ll be able to participate in our weRecognise program which is an opportunity to recognise the outstanding work our people do each and every day.

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 1,600 talented people, and we are on a path of continued growth and expansion. We operate across sectors such as defence, commercial marine, aviation, airports, communications, emergency services and engineering consultancy.

Some of the programs our team across Australia and New Zealand are proud to be a part of involve:

  • Providing emergency medical and search & rescue aviation services through our Aviation & Critical Services business;
  • Designing and supporting key systems for submarines and surface ships through our Marine business;
  • Providing fleet wide through life support and asset management services for Navy customers;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business.

So, if you would like to join us and help create a safe and secure world, together, please apply via the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

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We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds and experience however, due to the defence orientation of this role, the successful candidate must be eligible to obtain NV1 Security Clearance, as defined in the AGSVA guidelines.

Please note, should your application progress you may be required to complete pre-employment checks. These checks may include but not limited to, reference checks, police check, security check, qualifications and right to work.

The health and safety of our people, customers and communities is our number one priority. To comply with public health orders or our customer requirements, some roles within the business will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to gain access to sites. Please speak to us if you have any questions about this based on your individual circumstances.

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Job Req ID: 53603

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