Technical Officer, Mechanical/Mechatronic

13 May 2019 2:20 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 rank in the top 2% of universities worldwide and 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 Officer to provide specialist mechanical and mechatronic, laboratory and workshop support to the teaching and research programs within the School of Engineering and Built Environment at the Nathan campus. The primary focus of this role is to deliver quality technical support to staff and students within the school, build a solid rapport with key internal and external stakeholders and undertake projects assigned by the Senior Technical Officers. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a professional and dedicated technical team.  This role will mainly support Mechanical Engineering; however, it will also be required to support other disciplines when required.

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

About you

To be successful in this role, you will need to have a mechanical degree in an engineering field or equivalent combination of experience, education and training.  The successful person will have excellent organisational and communication skills, a strong understanding of the requirements of occupational health and safety, embrace challenges and exercise trade and laboratory skills in the mechanical and mechatronic area.  You will also need to have a positive attitude, ability to work both independently and as part of a team, be proactive, able to pass knowledge onto others and connect with people 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 2% 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 Mr Geoff Turner, Technical Officer on +61 (0) 7 5552 9134.

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

Closing date: Monday 10 June 2019 at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online through Griffith's Career Board

As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.

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