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Technical Officer (Civil)

Deakin University

VIC - Other, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 04/10/2017

Job Category:

Education / Technician / Assistant Lecturer

Job description:

SALARY RANGE: $76,585 to $82,706 pa (plus 17% super)
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-time (36.75 hours per week) and continuing
LOCATION: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus


The purpose of this position is to provide high level technical support and advice to the academic teaching and research programs in the area of Civil Engineering within the School of Engineering.

This will include:

  • Provide highly specialised technical services, expertise, and high-level support to staff and students in the Civil engineering discipline and other disciplines within the School as when required.
  • Ensure that laboratory equipment is maintained and operated to a safe and high standard.
  • Proactively ensure that teaching objectives and graduate learning outcomes are achieved by working collaboratively and in consultation with academic staff.
  • Ensure the implementation of all University policies that relate to the areas for which the position is responsible, in particular those relating to, occupational health and safety, risk management, equal opportunity, staff development and staff performance planning and review.


  • A relevant degree with subsequent relevant experience or extensive experience and specialist knowledge.
  • Current experience in Civil, Structural or Mechanical laboratory or workshop.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, analyse and solve complex technical problems.
  • Broad knowledge of Engineering design and the use of engineering software, such as CAD, Civil3D, or similar.

For a full list of the selection criteria please see the position description

POSITION DESCRIPTION: 170630_-_Technical_Officer_-_Civil.pdf

CONTACT FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Leanne Farago, Technical Co-ordinator- Civil, Tel: +61 3 5227 2289

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 29 October 2017

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All applicants MUST provide a separate statement addressing each of the key selection criteria outlined in the position description in addition to providing a cover letter and resume.  To apply please click Apply button at top of screen.

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