Senior Technical Officer - Fabrication Workshop

Swinburne University of Technology

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HEW 6: $79,168 - $85,360 + 17% superannuation
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Full time, ongoing position at our Hawthorn campus

About the Job
The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology are looking for a new Senior Technical Officer – Fabrication Workshop. You will be responsible for providing specialised technical support for the manufacturing & fabrication of complex mechanical devices & providing workshop support to the various disciplines and research centre’s within the Faculty. Under the direction of the Fabrication Workshop Manager, the Senior Technical Officer contributes to the day-to-day management and maintenance of nominated laboratories, workshops & facilities. This position is broad in scope and requires a high degree of initiative and self-management to deal with the wide range of functions and tasks.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:
• An appropriate Trade qualification in Fitting and Machining and/or Toolmaking.
• Experience in the manufacture of mechanical components & equipment from basic drawings supplied by staff, students and researchers.
• Skilled in the use of a wide range of manual machine tools such as lathes, milling machines and surface grinders.
• Knowledge of Occupational Health & Safety policies, procedures and compliance.
A full list of selection criteria is available within the position description.

How to apply and further information
Please submit your application by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link, and submit a resume, cover letter and a response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the position description.

For further enquires please contact Aidan O’Keeffe, Fabrication Workshop Manager,

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr Walter Robles, on For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact

Applications close at 5pm on Monday 16th March 2020.

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