Technical Officer - Electrical Engineering

Technical Officers - Electrical Engineering develop, select, commission, maintain and diagnose faults/malfunctions on advanced electrical equipment and systems.

Personal requirements of a Technical Officer - Electrical Engineering may include:

  • Good maths and science (including physics)
  • Problem solving
  • Logical thinking
  • Excellent communications skills

Technical Officers - Electrical Engineering may complete the following tasks:

  • Apply OHS practices in the workplace
  • Dismantle, assemble and fabricate electrotechnology components
  • Solve problems in extra-low voltage single path circuits
  • Solve problems in multiple path d.c. circuits
  • Fix and secure equipment
  • Use drawings, diagrams, schedules and manuals
  • Lay wiring and terminate accessories for extra-low voltage circuits
  • Implement and monitor OHS policies and procedures
  • Compile and produce an electrotechnology report
  • Document occupational hazards and risks in electrical
  • Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
  • Write specifications for electrical engineering projects
  • Solve problems in electromagnetic circuits
  • Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage circuits
  • Install wiring and accessories for low voltage circuits
  • Install low voltage electrical apparatus and associated equipment
  • Verify compliance and functionality of general electrical installations
  • Select and arrange equipment for general electrical installations
  • Find and repair faults in electrical apparatus and circuits
  • Develop and connect control circuits

This job requires a traineeship or apprenticeship in Electrotechnology such as a Diploma of Electrical Engineering.