Assistant Planner


Location: Garden Island, Henderson, Nevada

Job Type: Full time


ASC is Australia’s sovereign submarine company and what we do matters. Our team is committed to delivering Collins Class submarine sustainment that provides an agile and potent capability for the Royal Australian Navy.

About the Opportunity

Reporting to the Operational Maintenance Planning Team Lead, the Assistant Planner provides administrative and non-technical support to the Planning department, ensuring that maintenance activities are planned, supported and executed in a safe and compliant manner. This position may also require you to work with multiple Project Planners to ensure that maintenance activities are developed and coordinated in a compliant manner, utilising ASC corporate systems and processes.


The day-to-day tasks of this role may include, but are not limited to: Utilisation of ASC corporate systems for creation of admin and approved maintenance instruction orders; upload of data entries/modifications; validation of data alignment between SIMS and ASC Systems; work pack readiness; work pack closeout; and defect coordination.

Provide support to the Operational Maintenance Team Lead to raise and distribute Project reports to multiple Teams/Departments within ASC, with a high focus on consistency, accuracy and efficiency of data being reported to ensure maintenance certification requirements, such as Activity Closure and Registered Maintenance Items (RMI) is accurate and aligned between ASC corporate systems and the Navy system “SIMS”.

Skills & Experiences

Working in a flexible, pro-active team environment predominately at HMAS Stirling, with the possible requirement to work out of Henderson, this role will assist with ensuring Planning commitments continue to be consistently delivered on time and of a high standard.

You will be able to demonstrate your willingness to learn and build on your experience together with the ability to communicate and engage effectively with internal and external stakeholders, together with:

  • Proven experience in a team oriented, customer service environment.
  • Sound computing skills with working knowledge of MS Office applications.
  • Previous experience with coordination of files, work packs or drawings in a maintenance environment.
  • Proven ability for attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to deal with multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate well and liaise with multiple departments on a day-to-day basis.


This role requires a current National Police Clearance, an Australian Defence Security Clearance and an ability to access protected US defence technology. Your eligibility for this role is dependent on you obtaining and maintaining such clearances and approvals. Whilst ASC will accept all applications for this role, as this role requires an ability to access protected US defence technology, applicants holding nationality of certain foreign countries will not be eligible.

To check your eligibility please visit the Australian Government Security Vetting Agency website.

About our offer

  • Secure and long term career prospects and exciting career opportunities
  • Staff training and leadership development programs
  • Additional 2 weeks of leave
  • Paid parental leave
  • Salary sacrificing options
  • Paid defence reservist leave
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Onsite cafeteria & parking
  • Access to our wellbeing programs
  • Annual flu vaccinations and onsite health centre

About ASC

ASC recognises that we are strengthened by diversity, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to provide a work environment where everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect.

ASC has proudly served as Australia’s sovereign submarine builder and sustainer for over 35 years. We are an integral part of Australia’s maritime strategy and national security, and a trusted partner with sovereign design, build and sustainment capabilities.

Early applications are encouraged as shortlisting may commence immediately.

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Applications close 19 June 2023.

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