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Electronics Technician

  • 556293
  • New South Wales, NSW, Australia
  • Continuing (Contingent Funded)
  • Closing at: Jul 30 2024 at 23:55 AEST

Classification: ANU Officer 4/5 (Technical)
Salary package: $71,854 - $86,545 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full-time, Continuing (Contingent Funded until 30 June 2025)

The Position
The position is located at Siding Spring Observatory (SSO), which is one of two key sites for the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics (RSAA) in Australia. The site sits at the summit of Mt Woorut, NSW, and is set within the stunning National Heritage Listed Warrumbungle National Park, around 30 kilometres from the town of Coonabarabran, NSW.

The Electronics Technician will provide high-level technical support and advice with a particular focus on the fabrication, design, manufacture, modification, maintenance, installation, and commissioning of complex scientific equipment.
This role also involves working in confined spaces, working at heights, shift work and driving to and from sites. For further information, please refer to the attached Position Description and PEWER.

The Person
We are looking for an effective communicator who can think broadly, thrive on team outcomes and successes, and takes pride in their work.Learn more about the ground-breaking research and work class facilities of the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics here.

For more information about the position please contact Gerard Hutchinson, Observatory Manager, T: +61 2 6842 6287 E: Gerard.Hutchinson@anu.edu.au.  

Working at ANU
This is an opportunity to work with a world-class University that undertakes cutting-edge research and has a strong tradition in research-led teaching excellence.
We offer:

For more information on a range of lifestyle, financial and non-financial rewards and programs, please click here.
To see what the Science at ANU community is like, we invite you to follow us on social media at Instagram and Facebook.

A Diverse and Inclusive Team
ANU is introducing measures to support the recruitment, inclusion and retention of employees with disability. To find out more, please click here.
ANU is a large, diverse employer with staff working across numerous professions (see the full list of available roles here). We are a recipient of the bronze award through the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) program and a platinum member of the Australian Network on Disability. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and identities and from individuals who may have had a non-linear career path, career gaps or career breaks.

To Apply
To be considered for this position, please upload the following required documents:

  • A current curriculum vitae (CV), and
  • No more than a two-page summary addressing your suitability against the selection criteria.

The committee will consider candidates that do not meet one or more aspects of the selection criteria.

If shortlisted, candidates will be asked to:

  • Participate in a 30-minute interview using behavioural interview questions
  • Accept an invitation to visit the site
  • Complete a practical test on-site

If you require adjustments to participate in any of the above assessments, please contact our HR team at E: hr.cos@anu.edu.au. Any adjustment request or the disclosure of disability will not be communicated to the selection committee without the candidate’s consent and it will not have any bearing on hiring decisions.
For examples of common reasonable adjustments please click here.

Please note: The successful candidate must have rights to live and work in this country and will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.

 

 

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