Technical Officer, Workshops and Studios

Location
Melbourne, Australia
Posted
02 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
19 Nov 2017
Ref
558876
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time, Continuing Position
  • $75,578-$81,811 p.a. + 17% Superannuation

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 engineering of precision parts, 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

To Apply

For further information please contact Kevin O'Connor on +61 3 9925 4348 or to view a position description visit yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and search using job reference number 558876.

Applications close on Sunday 19th November 2017.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.