Propulsion/Auxiliary Systems Planner

Serco, Inc.

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Pascagoula, MS

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Job Overview:

Position Description

If you desire an opportunity to work with domestic and international manufacturers and defense contractors, Serco has a great opportunity for you!  As a Propulsion/Auxiliary Systems Planner you will be on a team that is responsible for the planning yard and life-cycle maintenance for the Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF) new Multi Mission Surface Combatants (MMSC). You will potentially work with engineers and clients from around the world, so bring your expertise and collaborative skills to make an impact towards the readiness of an international client’s maritime defense.


This position is contigent upon your ability to obtain and maintain an Interim Secret DoD level clearance pre-employment.


Our management staff includes individuals with over 35 years of military and industry experience, including working with domestic and foreign defense and security customers.  We welcome talent with skillsets acquired from commercial and defense activities.  


Serco supports the RSNF as a subcontractor on a commercial contract providing naval vessel life-cycle sustainment, including planning yard functions, maintenance, procurement services, and training. 


In this role, you will:

  • Be responsible for propulsion and auxiliary system maintenance planning, estimating, and work package development for the RSNF MMSC.
  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for MMSC propulsion and auxiliary systems as required for the development of related work items.
  • Verify work item technical manual references.
  • Communicate with maintenance personnel, project management, and procurement specialists.
  • Build and maintain relationships with internal and external organizations.


To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • 5 to 7 years of relevant experience in marine propulsion or auxiliary maintenance planning.
  • You must have the ability to obtain an interim Secret DoD level clearance pre-employment.
  • United States (U.S.) citizenship.
  • Ability to operate personal computers and have good knowledge and operational abilities with Microsoft Office tools.

Additional desired experience and skills:

  • Engineering Bachelor’s Degree
  • Background in USN maintenance procedures and nomenclature
  • Familiarity with planning yards and shipyards

If you are interested in supporting and working with defense contractors worldwide, an international naval partner, and a passionate Serco team - then submit your application now for immediate consideration.  It only takes a few minutes and could change your career!

Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has over 9,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


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If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: [email protected] or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.


Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email [email protected]


COVID-19 Regulations: Serco complies with all applicable COVID-19 requirements. This may require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, provide attestations regarding vaccination status and/or COVID-19 testing, or satisfy other conditions of employment that Serco deems appropriate, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative COVID-19 test results as a condition of employment (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).