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Technical Officer Electronics

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Canberra, ACT
Categories: Laboratory Technician

UNSW Canberra is a campus of the University of New South Wales located at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. UNSW Canberra endeavours to offer staff a rewarding experience and offers many opportunities and attractive benefits, including:

  •      One of Australia’s leading research and teaching universities
  •      Strong commitment to staff development and learning
  •      Strong commitment to work life and family balance
  •      Generous superannuation opportunities
  •      Access to free on site gym facilities

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

This Technical Officer sits within the School of Engineering and Information Technology (SEIT) and the Technical Support Group (TSG) which is responsible for the delivery of engineering and technical support to the teaching and research activities within SEIT.

The position provides technical support to the teaching and research activities within the School, principally through design, development, fabrication and commissioning of electronic components and systems. An individual may have and exercise both trade and laboratory skills.

This Technical Officer role reports to the laboratories Task Supervisor Scheduler. At the direction of their supervisor the position may also be required to report to another member of the academic or professional staff regarding a particular task or project.

About the Role:

Role:                Technical Officer (Electronics)
Salary:             Broadband Level 4/5

                         Level 4: $ 70,218– $ 74,071 plus 17% Superannuation

                          Level 5:  $ 76,590- $ 86,665 plus 17% Superannuation

Term:                 Full Time, 12 months fixed term

 About the Successful Applicants

To be successful in this role you will:        

  • Be knowledgeable and comfortable around the design and repair of analogue or digital printed circuit boards and electronic equipment
  • Have a aptitude for planning tasks in a workshop or laboratory
  • Be able to or are willing to obtain experience in embedded microprocessor/microcontroller and computer programming

Your application will consist of two pages where you clearly detail your experience with electronics in a workshop or laboratory setting. Please include at least one example of how you have worked both independently and in a team. Your response should be guided by the Skills and Experience outlined in the Position Description.

Please clearly identify if you are applying for the level 4 or level 5 role as part of your application.  

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An applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks prior to appointment to this role. The position is located in Canberra, ACT. The successful candidate will be required to work from the UNSW Canberra campus. To be successful you will hold Australian Working Rights or Australian Citizenship.

For further information about UNSW Canberra, please visit our website: UNSW Canberra

Matthew Barrett
Acting Engineering Manager (Operations)

Applications Close: Wednesday 30 June 2021, 11:30PM

Find out more about working at UNSW Canberra

At UNSW Canberra, we celebrate diversity and understand the benefits that inclusion brings to the university. We aim to ensure that our culture, policies, and processes are truly inclusive. We are committed to developing and maintaining a workplace where everyone is valued and respected for who they are and supported in achieving their professional goals. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Women at all levels, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse People, People with Disability, LGBTIQ+ People, people with family and caring responsibilities and people at all stages of their careers. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria and shares our commitment to inclusion to apply.

       Any questions about the application process - please email

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