Maintenance Project Planner

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Date: 27 May 2023

Location: Henderson, WA, AU, 6166

Company: Babcock

  • Significant Defence projects
  • Join a collaborative and innovative team
  • Career growth opportunity


About the role:

As our Maintenance Project Planner, you will report to the EMP Package Development Lead and undertake the coordination and development of ship maintenance project Main Work Lists (MWL) as well as other relevant data. You will lead the development of the Annual Task Material List, including identification of long lead time (LLT) items required to deliver the engineering change, defect repair and/or maintenance tasks for maintenance projects.


Key responsibilities will include:

  • Collation of maintenance, Engineering Change (EC) and defect repair tasks, via liaison with the Work Package Team and Combat Group personnel, to create and maintain a project MWL.
  • Liaise with Platform and Combat System Groups to integrate Technical Repair Specification (work instructions) into each maintenance package ahead of delivery of a ‘master’ MWL for each project.
  • Development of the detailed maintenance requirements.
  • Delivery of the MWL in accordance with schedule targets and reporting requirements.
  • Identification of long lead time material requirements for MWL tasks, and coordination of procurement and staging with the Supply Chain Team in sufficient time to support project execution.
  • Incorporate outcomes and recommendations from the project Analysis Team and other stakeholders to foster a continuous improvement culture for work package maturity and accuracy.
  • Support the upkeep and management of the 5-year maintenance and material requirements list.
  • Collation of Condition Based Monitoring (CBM) data related to maintenance planning.
  • Provide options to support the management of scope/schedule/seaworthiness trade-offs.


About you


You’ve got the knowledge and proven experience of utilising an Asset Management and Planning software tool to develop maintenance project work lists. You thrive off of being highly organised and your attention to quality and detail is demonstrated in your work. You can maintain dashboard reports to support executive reporting, and you are highly skilled in the use of Microsoft Office Suite products, in particular Excel.


If you’ve got knowledge of ANZAC platform systems and maintenance requirements, working knowledge of Defence’s Asset Management and Planning System (AMPS) and experience in a cost focused environment, this is highly advantageous but if not, you will have the support from your wonderful team that will be there along the way.


Your future at Babcock – what we offer you


  • We provide an agile work environment where you’re able to work onsite and remotely, and to set you up for this we provide a laptop and working from home kit if required, in addition we offer a compressed week which can provide you even more flexibility.
  • Our work life integration policy brings together leave entitlements which include annual leave, wellbeing leave, paid parental leave.
  • 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 in living our principles which are Be kind, Collaborate, Be Curious, Think Outcomes, Be Courageous and Own & Deliver.



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 1,300 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.


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 Baseline/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.



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