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Technical Planner - Defence

NSW > Sydney

Applications Close: Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Serco is a FTSE 250 international service company which combines commercial know-how with a deep public service ethos.  We improve services by managing people, processes, technology and assets more effectively. We advise policy makers, design innovative solutions, integrate systems and most of all - deliver to the public. Serco supports governments, agencies and companies who seek a trusted partner with a solid track-record of providing assured service excellence in these key sectors: Citizen Services, Defence, Facility Services, Health, Immigration, Justice and Transport.

Serco’s Asia-Pacific division employs approximately 9,000 people across Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and mainland China. We're passionate about bringing service to life for our customers, colleagues and the communities we serve.


We are currently seeking to appoint a driven and motivated Technical Planner with Defence industry experience to join our team working on the Armidale Class Patrol Boat (ACPB) contract`s planning function and ensuring contractual KPI`s are met. This is a full time permanent role located in Sydney.

Reporting to the Planning Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Delivering all planning and scheduling activities for your allocated Vessels
  • Preparing and maintaining relevant documentation for the maintenance period
  • Assisting in the development of schedules for the delivery teams
  • Contributing to continuous improvement of tools and processes
  • Maintaining quality and accuracy of maintenance planning documentation

You will have proven experience in a similar planning role within the Defence industry delivering multiple, high priority assignments within tight timeframes. Your written and verbal communication skills will be second to none and your interpersonal skills will see you develop effective working relationships at various levels within the business.

It is essential for you to have a Trade qualification in Mechanical, Electronic or Electrical, with sound knowledge in the use of AMPS planning system or equivalent Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS). Higher tertiary qualifications in Engineering or Project Management and understanding of Naval engineering practices are desirable.

Applicants must satisfy eligibility requirements to be granted a Commonwealth security clearance.


Previous applicants need not reapply.


Serco is committed to diversity in our workforce. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait peoples and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. For more information about Serco please visit our website


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