Electronics Engineer

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About Flinders

Our bold vision, captured in our Strategic Plan: Making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia's most enterprising graduates.

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people and we're seeking an outstanding individual to join the team of our transformed university.

Employment Type

Fixed-term, full-time available for 4 years

Compensation Grade

Higher Education Officer Level 7

Salary Range

$86,821 - $96,107 pa

Position Summary

Under broad direction from the Manager - Engineering Services, the Electronics Engineer provides quality and timely support to staff and students within the College of Science & Engineering through delivery of technical services. These services include the design, construction, commissioning, advice, repair, instruction and documentation activities required to support Science & Engineering teaching and research activities.

Key Position Capabilities

  • Relevant degree in Electronic Engineering with broad experience, or Associate Diploma in Electronic Engineering or equivalent qualification with extensive experience.
  • Demonstrated experience functionally supervising teams of professional engineers and technical specialists undertaking a number of concurrent projects.
  • Broad experience in complex innovative electronic design work and advanced skill in reading and understanding schematic diagrams, manufacturer data, network connected hardware and technical manuals.
  • High level analytical skills together with the capacity to assess, understand, exercise technical judgement and communicate complex technical matters in a clear accurate manner.
  • Excellent hand skills and proven ability to perform constructional assembly, rework and repair of electronic assemblies and light mechanical apparatus.
  • Experience working in a managed Workplace Health and Safety environment.
  • Ability to liaise with a broad range of staff and students together with a demonstrated enthusiasm for customer service and the support of other team members.
  • Electronics industry design for manufacturing experience (desirable).
  • Formal qualifications and experience in project management (desirable).
  • Experience designing with PLCs, FPGAs and embedded systems (desirable).

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders descent to apply.

Information for Applicants:

Please note: Pursuant to Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA) this position has been deemed prescribed. It is an inherent requirement of the position that the successful candidate maintains a current Working With Children Check which is satisfactory to the University.

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position

How to Apply

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position as outlined above. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.



Applications to be submitted before:

11:59pm, Sunday 30 May 2021

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

03/05/2021 $0 Adelaide 1 Engineering
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