Employment opportunities at CMM - Senior R&D Engineering Technician (Mechatronic Engineer)

3 November 2020

Senior R&D Engineering Technician (Mechatronic Engineer): Full time - Fixed Term
Applications close: 27 Nov 2020 (11:00 PM) E. Australia Standard Time

About this opportunity:

The position will help design and develop analytical instruments that will be used to improve material characterisation techniques used at MA/CMM. This position will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, designing, building and testing electro-mechanical devices, rack-mount enclosures and state of the art analytical instruments, as well as conduct system-level configuration of mechanical architectures.

In addition this position will debug and troubleshoot existing and new mechanical designs, including hands-on debug activities and functional tests. Where activities are outsourced the position will provide guidance to the involved parties.

Finally it is expected that documentation and user guides will be developed that will assist the use and deployment of the next generation systems to the labs.

Our ideal candidate:

You will hold relevant trade qualifications, a degree in a technical discipline, as well as more than 5 years of work experience in a R&D or industrial scientific or mechatronic engineering environment or equivalent experience in CAD design and prototyping.

An expert knowledge of assembling and testing equipment is required, as is a demonstrated working knowledge of common analog and digital circuits and schematics; mechatronics; knowledge of vacuum technology and ideally cryo-technology (liquid cryogen usage and cryo-vacuum technologies etc.), as well as fine mechanical design and material knowledge to realise practical solutions in a laboratory environment

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to recruitment@uq.edu.au.

What we can offer:

This is a full-time, fixed term position for three years at HEW level 7.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $87,022 - $94,885, plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $101,816 - $111,016.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading (of 17.5%), salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, affordable parking, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

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