Systems Operations Technical Officer

Systems Operations Technical Officer work as technical officers performing higher level managerial, design testing and operational functions. Management of HV distribution and subtransmission and or transmission network demand. Development of crisis management plans, management of network faults, critical events and or control of generating plant.

Personal requirements of a Systems Operations Technical Officer may include:

  • Ability to follow procedures and commitment to safe work practices
  • Good at mechanical and/or electrical activities
  • Able to accept responsibility and make decisions
  • Logical and thorough approach to work
  • Problem-solving
  • Analytical and logical thinking

Systems Operations Technical Officer may complete the following tasks:

  • Use engineering application software
  • Apply OHS practices in the workplace
  • Dismantle, assemble and fabricate electrotechnology components
  • Use drawings, diagrams, schedules and manuals
  • Compile and produce an electrotechnology report
  • Provide computational solutions to power engineering problems
  • Solve problems in complex multiple path power circuits
  • Solve problems in complex polyphase power circuits
  • Apply environment and sustainable energy procedures
  • Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non electrical worker
  • Implement and monitor the organisations OHS policies procedures and programs
  • Implement and monitor environmental and sustainable energy management policies and procedures
  • Analyse and develop solutions for problems in extra-low voltage, single path circuits
  • Analyse and develop solutions for problems in multiple path d.c. circuits
  • Analyse and develop solutions for problems in electromagnetic circuits
  • Analyse and develop solutions for problems in single and three phase low voltage circuits

This job usually requires the completion of a diploma in ESI Power Systems (Electrical Supply Industry Generation) or other tertiary education.