Electronics Engineering Senior Technical Officer

Electronics Engineering Senior Technical Officers design and validate/evaluate electronics and communication equipment and systems, manage risk, estimate and manage projects and provide technical advice/sales.

Personal requirements of an Electronics Engineering 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:

  • Develop design briefs for electrotechnology projects
  • Implement and monitor OHS policies and procedures
  • Document occupational hazards and risks in electronics
  • Contribute to risk management in electrotechnology systems
  • Manage electronics/computer systems projects
  • Commission electronics and communications systems
  • Modify-redesign of electronics and communications system
  • Implement & monitor policies & procedures for environmentally sustainable electrotech work practice
  • Design and develop electronics/computer systems
  • Develop solutions to analogue electronic problems
  • Assess compliance of electronic apparatus
  • Design and develop electronics/computer projects
  • Use advanced computational process to provide solutions to engineering problems
  • Provide solutions to single phase electronic power control problems
  • Provide solutions to polyphase electronic power control problems
  • Diagnose and rectify faults in analogue circuits and components in electronic control systems
  • Develop solutions to audio electronic problems
  • Analyse the performance of wireless based electronic systems
  • Develop software solutions in microcontroller based systems
  • Carry out repairs in audio and video replay/recording apparatus
  • Find and repair faults in complex power supplies
  • Troubleshoot d.c. power supplies with single phase input
  • Troubleshoot digital subsystems
  • Troubleshoot amplifiers
  • Troubleshoot frequency dependent circuits
  • Solve problems in electronic circuits
  • Terminate and connect components, conductors, wiring and cables for electronic circuits
  • Set up and test residential audio/video equipment
  • Estimate electrotechnology projects
  • Prepare specifications for the supply of materials and equipment for electrotechnology projects
  • Apply lead free soldering techniques
  • Assemble electronic apparatus
  • Manage people performance
  • Ensure team effectiveness
  • Build and sustain an innovative work environment
  • Select electronic components
  • Use drawings, diagrams, schedules and manual
  • Prepare specifications for the supply of materials and equipment for electrotechnology projects
  • Compile and produce and electrotechnology report
  • Prepare tender submissions for electrotechnology projects
  • Provide computational solutions to basic engineering problems
  • Manage risk in electrotechnology projects
  • Plan electronic projects

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 Electronics and Communications).