Electronics and Control Engineering Senior Technical Officer

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

Personal requirements of an Electronics and Control Engineering Senior Technical Officer may include:

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

Electronics and Control Engineering Senior Technical Officers may complete the following tasks:

  • 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
  • Manage risk in electrotechnology activities
  • Implement and monitor OHS policies and procedures
  • Document occupational hazards and risks in electrical
  • Write specifications for industrial electronics and control 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
  • Provide computational solutions to power engineering problems
  • Solve problems in complex multiple path power circuits
  • Solve problems in complex polyphase power circuits
  • Manage control projects
  • Plan control projects
  • Manage an information or knowledge management system
  • Facilitate continuous improvement
  • Build and sustain an innovative work environment
  • Ensure team effectiveness

Entry requirements may vary but most employers require Year 10 and some may prefer Year 12. Experience required includes an electrical apprenticeship or traineeship and qualification (e.g. Advanced Diploma of Industrial Electronics and Control ) plus relevant years of on-the-job experience as this is a senior role.