Technical Officer - Workshops and Studios

Expiring today

Location
Melbourne, Australia
Salary
$73,376-$79,428
Posted
13 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Apr 2017
Ref
557050
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
  • Provide specialist technical support to academic staff and students
  • Salary range $73,376-$79,428 p.a + 17% super
  • Part-time, continuing position based at RMIT's CBD Campus

Our Organisation
RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. The College of Science, Engineering and Health comprises four Schools delivering a broad range of programs in science, engineering, health and technology at apprenticeship, certificate, bachelor, masters and PhD levels. The School of Architecture and Design has a number of workshops and studio environments. These facilities range from simple modelling spaces to complex workshops with heavy machinery.

The Role

The Technical Officer Workshops and Studios is part of a team in the School that provides specialist technical support to academic staff and students. The Technical Officer will ensure that the School's workshop and studio facilities are developed and maintained to the highest standards and in accordance with relevant legislation. Working across a wide range of activities, materials and processes, the Technical Officer will deliver creative solutions to the unique and challenging problems typically associated with design education and concepts. To take on this role you will possess a relevant qualification or trade, strong technical knowledge and expertise in the areas of Architecture and Design, with a strong focus on robotic programming and operation, as well as developed written and verbal communication skills. These, combined with your sound knowledge of OHS and your demonstrated ability to deliver flexible solutions will ensure your continued success.

Your Responsibilities The Technical Officer, Workshops and Studios is part of a team in the School that provides specialist technical support to academic staff and students to ensure the School achieves its teaching, research and commercial objectives. They will ensure that the School's workshop and studio facilities are developed and maintained to the highest standards and in accordance with relevant legislation.

Skills & Experience Required

You will be required to provide technical support, supervise, instruct and train students and staff in the resolution and production of their design ideas and concepts. In addition, you will advise students and staff on technical matters in regard to technical design, safety instructions in the operation of equipment and tools and source new and innovative techniques from industry. You will provide tailored demonstrations and instructions to students and plan and prepare workshops and studio environments in consultation with academic staff.

Essential: A relevant qualification and / or equivalent trade / equivalent experience

Mandatory: Working With Children Check

To Apply

To view the position description please go to our jobs page http://yourcareer.rmit.edu.au/caw/en/listing/ and enter in the ref # 557050 or for further information contact Kevin O'Connor, Workshops and Studios Coordinator on 03 9925 4348 (please be mindful of the Easter break, we are back on the 19th April).

Applications close 11pm on Sunday 30th April 2017.

RMIT is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and is an equal opportunity employer. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.