Explosion Protection Engineering Senior Technical Officer

Explosion Protection Engineering Senior Technical Officers work as senior technical officers in the explosion protection field such as: hazardous areas, design and validate/evaluate explosion protection aspects of electrical and instrument systems, audit explosion-protected installations and provide explosion protection technical advice/sales.

Personal requirements of an Explosion Protection Engineering Senior Technical Officer may include:

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

Explosion Protection Engineering Senior Technical Officers may complete the following tasks:

  • Implement and monitor OHS policies and procedures
  • Compile reports
  • Write specifications for electrical engineering projects
  • Verify compliance and functionality of general electrical installations
  • Provide computational solutions to power engineering problems
  • Solve problems in complex multiple path power circuits
  • Solve problems in complex polyphase power circuits
  • Conduct close inspection of existing hazardous areas installations
  • Classify hazardous areas
  • Manage workplace information systems
  • Facilitate continuous improvement
  • Facilitate and capitalise on change and innovation
  • 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 a qualification (e.g. Advanced Diploma in Engineering) plus relevant years of on-the-job experience as this is a senior role.