Electronic Technology Senior Technical Officer

Electronic Technology Senior Technical Officers design and validate/evaluate electronics and/or communication equipment and systems and provide technical advice/sales.

Personal requirements of an Electronic Technology Senior Technical Officer may include:

  • Good communications skills
  • Good maths and science
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Manual dexterity

Electronic Technology Senior Technical Officers may complete the following tasks:

  • Assemble, set up and test personal computers
  • Use engineering applications software
  • Dismantle, assemble and fabricate electrotechnology components
  • Use drawings, diagrams, schedules and manuals
  • Develop design briefs for electrotechnology projects
  • Solve problems in complex multiple path circuits
  • Document occupational hazards and risks in electronics
  • Identify effects of energy on machinery and materials in an electrotechnology environment
  • Undertake computations in an electrotechnology environment
  • Troubleshoot d.c. power supplies with single phase input
  • Troubleshoot digital subsystems
  • Troubleshoot basic amplifiers
  • Solve fundamental problems in electronic communications systems
  • Solve problems in electronic circuits
  • Design and develop electronics/computer systems 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 workplace information systems
  • Ensure team effectiveness

Entry requirements may vary but most employers require Year 10 and some may prefer Year 12. Experience required includes an electrical engineering apprenticeship or traineeship and qualification (e.g. Advanced Diploma of Electrical/Electronic - Technology).