‘It’s rewarding’: Engineer Anna Porras on working at Australian submarine builder

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Federal government-owned shipbuilder, ASC, has welcomed an influx of more than 220 Adelaide workers dumped by the cancellation of a French submarine contract in 2021, The Advertiser reports.

One of these new employees is electrical engineer, Anna Porras, who got a job with ASC in January after working for two years on the Attack-class program with Naval Group.

“The scope of work that we have at ASC is massive,” Porras told The Advertiser.

ASC is a Federal Government-owned shipbuilder.

READ MORE: AUKUS: France slams Australia over move to ditch $90b submarine deal.

“It’s rewarding to be able to use the skills I’ve developed on previous projects, while also learning new things.”

Porras, along with the other new ASC employees, are reported to be working on building a new fleet of nuclear-powered submarines under the AUKUS security pact with the US and UK.

READ MORE: AUKUS: Australia, the US and UK announce landmark new security pact.

Source: The Advertiser.

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