• Electrical Engineer Henderson WA
  • ASC External in Henderson WA, , Australia
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

jobs description

ASC is Australia’s submarine company. We built the Royal Australian Navy’s Collins Class submarines, sustain them, and are now delivering their Life of Type Extension to increase the boats’ service lives. We have also been selected by the Australian Government to sustain and jointly build the nation’s nuclear-powered submarines – the largest and most complex industrial undertaking in Australia’s history.

Our work is interesting and meaningful, contributing directly to Australia’s national security. We offer rewarding roles that provide the opportunity to grow your career, and the flexibility to balance life and work. A career at ASC is like no other, delivering a deeper purpose we can all be proud of.

About the Opportunity

Join our electrical engineering maintenance team in Henderson, WA, to provide essential engineering support that will ensure the safe, efficient operations and availability of the Collins Class Submarine fleet. This permanent, full-time role provides opportunity... for a qualified electrical engineer to work on our maintenance-based activities.

• Perform engineering tasks of a technically challenging nature which demonstrate knowledge of engineering fundamentals;
• Development of electrical documentation such as specifications, schematics, investigations, assessments, test procedures and engineering reports;
• Support the reliability of systems and conduct root cause analyses;
• Produce safety and technical risk assessments in accordance with the Defence Seaworthiness Management System;
• Analysis of defects and problems reported, as well as the development of remedial and corrective actions to overcome and prevent re-occurrence of such defects and problems.

About you
• Bachelor of Electrical or Electronics Engineering or similar.
• Diplomas in relevant engineering fields will be considered for Technical Officer placements.
• Demonstrated analytical skills and technical knowledge in engineering.
• Ability to prepare well-structured and concise reports.
• Experience with working through integration issues with stakeholders to find acceptable solutions.
• Ability to build and maintain interpersonal and professional relationships with stakeholders, as well as the drive to motivate yourself and others, and embrace personal development.
• Eligibility for Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) status.

Integral to this role will be your ability to interact and communicate effectively with a diverse group of professionals, provide problem-solving solutions and have the confidence and professional demeanour to influence.

Desirable competencies and experiences
• Current Baseline or NV1 Clearance.
• Experience with naval maintenance and/or operation of maritime systems.
• Knowledge and understanding of Defence Seaworthiness Management System (DSWMS) and its application to Engineering Delegations and Risk Levels.
• Knowledge of operating in Submarines or the Shipbuilding engineering environment.
• Experience in providing technical repair instructions and /or overseeing work conducted.


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.

• Unique and challenging work with a deeper purpose.
• Flexibility over how, when and where you work for the best work - life balance.
• Up to 10 days additional leave every year so you can rest and recharge.
• Generous parental leave so you can give your family the focus it deserves.
• Subsidised childcare to ease the financial pressure on your family.
• Health and wellbeing initiatives so you can perform at your best at work.
• Professional development opportunities to advance your career.
• A diverse and supportive environment where you can thrive.
• Discounts and exclusive offers from leading Australian brands to help you save.

About ASC

Established in 1985, ASC’s 1900-plus staff offer a depth of submarine design, project management, supply chain, construction and engineering experience and expertise that is unparalleled in Australia’s defence industry. The company’s work on Australia’s nuclear-powered submarine build and the Collins Class Life of Type Extension takes place in Osborne, South Australia, with sustainment shared across Osborne and Henderson, Western Australia. ASC also plays a leading role in training Royal Australian Navy submariners.

Apply today for a career with a deeper purpose.

Early applications are encouraged as shortlisting may commence immediately
Henderson WA Australia


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