Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology Senior Technical Officer

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology Senior Technical Officers design and validate/evaluate refrigeration and air conditioning equipment and systems and provide technical advice/sales.

Personal requirements of a Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology Senior Technical Officer may include:

  • Effective communication skills
  • Good maths and science (including physics)
  • Problem solving
  • Logical thinking
  • Project management

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology Senior Technical Officers may complete the following tasks:

  • Apply OHS practices in the workplace
  • Dismantle, assemble and fabricate electrotechnology components
  • Use drawings, diagrams, schedules and manuals
  • Compile and produce electrotechnology reports
  • Solve problems in complex multiple path circuits
  • Solve electrotechnical problems
  • Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
  • Identify affects of energy on machinery and materials in an electrotechnology environment
  • Undertake computations in an electrotechnology environment
  • Solve fundamental problems in electrical systems
  • Determine thermodynamic parameters of refrigeration and air conditioning systems
  • Produce HVAC/R design drawings
  • Determine the heat loads for commercial refrigeration and air conditioning applications
  • Analyse noise, vibration and thermodynamic parameters of refrigeration and air conditioning systems
  • Manage refrigeration and air conditioning projects
  • Evaluate fluid and thermodynamic parameters of refrigeration systems Plan refrigeration and air conditioning projects
  • Maintain documentation
  • Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs
  • Provide quotations for installation or service jobs
  • Deliver a service to customers
  • Use basic computer applications relevant to a workplace
  • Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus
  • Manage an information or knowledge management system
  • Ensure team effectiveness

This job requires the completion of a traineeship or apprenticeship in Electrotechnology, and on-the-job training offered as an apprenticeship. Experience is essential for this position as it is a senior role.