Technical Officer/Senior Technical Officer

Brisbane, Australia
26 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
11 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science unites the disciplines of agriculture and animals, biological sciences, chemistry, earth sciences, food sciences, geography, marine science, mathematics and physics, planning, the environment and veterinary science.

With strong links between the enabling and applied sciences, UQ researchers and graduates are working on a wide range of ground breaking projects from the molecular characterisation of drug resistant bacteria that affect piglets through to finding better treatments for illness and rehabilitation of the environment.

The units within the Faculty of Science are internationally recognised and their teaching and research successes create a stimulating environment within which the Faculty staff work.

The Role

The primary purpose of this position is to provide technically-orientated support to workshop clients. This will involve such duties as design input, high precision machining, maintenance and prototype assembly work, in order to meet the needs of the academic, undergraduate, research and other associated activities within the Faculty.

The Person

Applicants should possess a degree, diploma or relevant trade qualifications with at least 2 years subsequent relevant experience.  You should also have an aptitude for creativity in the design of new equipment for teaching laboratories or research projects; specialist skills in the maintenance and repair of precision equipment and relevant work experience in a laboratory/workshop environment using a diverse range of machinery.


This is a full-time, continuing appointment broadbanded at HEW Level 5/6. The HEW 5 remuneration package will be in the range $64,597 - 72,348 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of 17% (total package will be in the range $75,579 - $84,648 p.a.). the HEW 6 remuneration package will be in the range $74,207.07 - $79,964.50 FTE p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $86,822.27 - $93,558.48 FTE p.a.).

Position Description 

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To discuss this role please contact name Robert Webb on +61 7 3365 3906 or email  

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