Trade Assistants at Babcock International, New Zealand  - 024jobs

Trade Assistants at Babcock International, New Zealand 

At Babcock international, they are looking for Trade Assistants who are looking to kickstart their career.

Job Title: Trade Assistant

Location:  Auckland, NZ, 0624

Job Type: Permanent

Application Deadline: Not Specified

No of Vacancies: Not Specified

Salary: $25+ per hour

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

Locally in New Zealand, their Centre of Engineering partners with the Royal New Zealand Navy to provide the entire fleet with complete engineering, maintenance, repair, and overhaul services. As the Navy’s strategic maritime partner, we also undertake ship conversions, life extensions, retrofits, and major repairs in dry-dock or water for their customers.

Located on the Devonport Naval Base, this is a great opportunity to work in partnership with our customers and see the results of your hard work first-hand.

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To provide you with some local context, some of the programs our team is 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 life support and asset management services for Navy customers;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business.

 Furthermore, reporting to the Unit Leader and based on the Devonport Naval Base, this position will be key to the ongoing success of the workshop. Also, working closely with the existing team will expose you to a huge range of exciting environments and could be the stepping stone to becoming trade qualified.

Role Benefits

  • $25+ per hour
  • $38 Time and a half
  • $51 Double time
  • Additional benefits


  • Hot Work & Fire Sentry
  • Confined Space Sentry
  • Working at Height Sentry
  • Surface preparation for coatings application. (Grinding, Sanding, Chipping, or Abrasive Blasting)
  • Coatings applications (Painting)
  • Basic Grinding & Welding Skills
  • Gas Testing of Confined spaces and compartments
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  • You will have the desire to work hard and learn along the way.
  • Able to think on your feet
  • Also, the ability to work under pressure as part of a team or individually

Your future at Babcock – what they offer you 

  • Our work-life integration policy brings together leave entitlements which include annual leave, well-being leave, paid parental leave, defense reservist leave, plus more;
  • 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 rewards that will provide you with endless discounts across retail, health, entertainment, travel, and much more, plus novated leasing options and corporate shares plan;
  • Your well-being is supported through their online well-being program Munch, Mind, Move, Money. And access to our employee assistance program plus, you can access two days annually from your leave as well-being days;
  • In conclusion, you’ll be able to participate in our recognized program, which is an opportunity to recognize the outstanding work our people do every day in living our principles: Be kind, Collaborate, Be Curious, Think of Outcomes, Be Courageous, and Own & Deliver.
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So, if you want to join them and help as trade assistants in Babcock international to create a safe and secure world, To learn more about us, visit

We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds and experiences; however, you must legally entitle the successful candidate to work in New Zealand and be capable of obtaining a New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Security Clearance.

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

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