Technical Officer

11 Mar 2019 4:48 PM | Busra Sevimli

About Griffith University
At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We’re proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

The School of Engineering and Built Environment is a newly formed school in Griffith University and builds on two decades of provision of tertiary qualifications. The School is known for its innovative and student focused teaching approaches and for its strong industry relationships. The School currently teaches over 2500 students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in several disciplines, including Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronic, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Design, Aviation and Architecture. Research within the School is conducted as part of the school or in a number of research Centres/ Institutes including: Cities Research Institute, Institute for Intelligent and Integrated Systems, Australian Rivers Institute, Menzies Health Institute, Queensland.

The opportunity
We are currently searching for a Technical Assistant to be responsible for managing the day-to-day activities connected to the School’s laboratories and student workshop spaces at the Gold Coast campus. This incorporates workshop stock control, equipment maintenance, student inductions involving the safe operation of equipment. The role will assist Engineering, Architecture and Industrial Design students who will predominantly be undertaking projects that require the use of hand tools, benchtop power tools, laser cutters and 3D printing equipment. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team which takes pride in delivering quality technical support to teaching and research activities within the School Engineering and Built Environment. 

This is a continuing full time position based at the Gold Coast campus.

About you
To be successful in this role, you will be able to safely operate a broad range of metal and woodworking equipment and perform technical and fabrication work to a professional standard. You will have excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, ability to apply Health and Safety policies, embrace challenges, and successfully communicate with students at all levels. 

Salary range
HEW Level 5: $66,154 - $74,409 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $77,400 - $87,058 per annum.

How to apply
To view the application requirements and position description for this role please click on the following link: Apply Now

What we offer
Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia–Pacific region, you will join a University that ranks among the top 3% worldwide and spans across five campuses in South East Queensland.

At Griffith, we’ve worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Further information
For further information about this role, please contact Ian Underhill, Senior Technical Officer on +61 (0) 7 5552 8665.

For application queries, please contact Ms Busra Sevimli, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 7359 or at

Closing date: Monday 1 April 2019 at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online. All applications must be submitted online at the Griffith Careers Page

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