Senior Technical Officer

Randwick, Australia
01 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

 The School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications has great depth in its research activities that makes it one of the largest postgraduate schools in the country and a world leader in a number of key research areas.  According to latest QS World University Rankings, the school of EE&T at UNSW is placed at position 38th worldwide.  Our school envisions to be the reference site for research and teaching of electrical engineering and telecommunications in Australia, and to be recognised as such internationally.

The Australian National Fabrication Facility Ltd was established in 2006/07 under the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) Fabrication Capability. With eight Nodes located around Australia, ANFF provides Australian researchers from both the public and private sectors with access to specialised nano- and micro-fabrication equipment and services.

About the role

  • $91k – $115k plus (17% superannuation and leave loading)
  • Continuing Appointment
  • Full-time

We are seeking a Senior Technical Officer who will assist the ANFF Laboratory Manager in maintaining the safe and smooth operation of the ANFF-NSW laboratories. The Senior Technical Officer will be responsible for completing maintenance and repair work on process tools and laboratory plant (with special emphasis on electronics maintenance and repairs); ensuring that the hazardous gas storage and delivery system is maintained in good order; and assisting in the planning for and installation of new process tools.

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you should have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in electronics, equipment engineering or a related area, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience within a tertiary education or research environment.
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to design and build electronic circuits, interpret circuit diagrams, and to diagnose and repair faults in electronic circuitry at the component level.
  • Demonstrated advanced computer skills, including interfacing and software-based instrument control, PLCs and SCADA systems.
  • Experience with vacuum equipment and methods, or willingness to undertake appropriate training.

Please refer to the position description for the full list of Selection Criteria.  You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.


Mr Gordon Bates


T: (+61 2) 9385 6224

Applications close: 1 March 2018