Laboratory Technical Officer Coursework Engineering

Parkville, Melbourne, Australia
$66,562 - $76,454 p.a.
05 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
26 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Facilities and OHS Services

Melbourne School of Engineering

Salary: $66,562 - $76,454 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

The Laboratory Technical Officer will be a member of an engineering coursework wet laboratory team that is responsible for the provision of technical support in the School's coursework wet laboratories and the preparation of practical classes from various Engineering disciplines; Biomedical, Chemical, Environmental, Civil and Mechanical.

The School currently has two precincts for coursework wet laboratory practical classes. The principal precinct will be the School's purpose-built coursework wet laboratory. The second encompasses the University's engineering precinct and covers coursework laboratory practical classes that may be conducted in various locations within this precinct, including but not limited to: Engineering Workshop, Design and Build Project Laboratory, Engineering Design Studios as well as Research facilities such as the Thermodynamics Laboratory, the Walter Bassett Aerodynamics Laboratory and the Michell Hydraulics Laboratory.This position works closely with two other Laboratory Technical Officers, reporting to a Senior Laboratory Technical Officer (wet labs) and overseen by the School's Laboratory Manager. Collectively, this wet lab team will provide support across the hours of 8am to 6pm. When the need arises, this position also assists the Senior Laboratory Technical Office (wet labs) and the Laboratory Manager in the development and delivery of new laboratory practical classes.

The Melbourne School of Engineering is strongly committed to supporting diversity and flexibility in the workplace. Applications for part-time or other flexible working arrangements will be welcomed and will be fully considered subject to meeting the inherent requirements of the position.The Melbourne School of Engineering strongly encourages applications from Indigenous Australians in response to its Indigenous Employment Plan 2016-18.

Close date:  26 Apr 2017

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