Laboratory Engineer

Canberra, Australia
29 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
13 Dec 2018
Contract Type
  • Technical Design and Development Service
  • Provide High Quality Support and Specialist Advice
  • UC Level 7 Salary Range $84,644pa – $91,699pa + super – Ongoing Full Time

Job Content:

Are Electronics, Mechatronics, Network and/or Software Engineering your passion? Have you worked in or with industry? Are you committed to learning and helping others learn within an education/learning setting? If so then this is the opportunity for you!

Working at the University of Canberra, which is among the top 100 universities in the world under the age of 50, and as part of the Faculty of Science and Technology you will play a key role in  supporting the delivery of the relevant units in the laboratories. Working as part of the team you will support the Faculty’s teaching and research requirements to meet the rapidly changing demands of the job market/industry in the areas of robotics, mechatronics, electronics/computer engineering, testing, software engineering, systems integration, design and fabrication of electronic circuits, components and devices.

Operating under the guidance of Technical Services Manager, you will be expected to support the research and teaching activities in the engineering laboratories, including but not limited to the design and fabrication of electronic circuits, components and devices, and optimising, debugging and testing electronic and mechatronic systems. You will also support the material requirements of undergraduate laboratory classes and the research, entrepreneurial, and commercialisation activities of academic staff.

To be successful in this role you will hold the qualification(s) in these arenas and/or an equivalent combination of relevant industry experience and/or education and training, with previous experience in two or more of the following: robotics, mechatronics, electronics/computer engineering, testing, systems integration, design and fabrication. You should also have experience in industrial projects or entrepreneurial activities and have knowledge of ROS, Python, with the ability to run laboratory demonstration classes.

The University is an Equal Opportunity employer offering excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on site gym, on site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

The University of Canberra is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

To be considered for this position your application must include your resume demonstrating your skills and experience in line with the key capabilities outlined in the position description.

Please note that this is an Ongoing Full Time opportunity.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

For job specific information: please contact Robert Bryce, Technical Services Manager via email

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Recruitment team on 02 6180 8000 or email

Closing Date: 11.55pm, Thursday 13 December 2018.