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Technical Lead

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Work type: Full Time Permanent
Location: VIC
Categories: Technology

The Organisation

Airservices Australia is a government-owned organisation responsible for the safe and efficient management of 11% of the world’s airspace and provision of aviation rescue fire fighting services at Australia’s busiest airports.

Our people are our greatest asset with a dynamic and diverse team operating from locations across the country - from bustling cities to regional and remote locations, including an island. This team keep Australia’s aviation industry safe every day of the year, both in the air and on the ground.

We connect people with their world safely – linking family and friends, generating economic activity, creating jobs, and facilitating trade and tourism.

Airservices is committed to fostering a culture that is diverse, inclusive, and respectful.  We encourage motivated individuals who love what they do, value a service first mindset and embrace a challenge to explore a career with Airservices. In return you will be a valued team member, be offered flexibility and experience a meaningful career in an exciting, ever-evolving aviation industry.

The Roles & The Team

We are currently seeking a Technical Lead who specialises in Voice/Data as a Subject Matter Expert and a Technical Lead specialising in System Support with a focus on Project Management.

As a Technical Lead you will perform maintenance and/or support to airways facilities as per prescribed standards, so as to ensure the operational safety and integrity of the National Airways System. This work primarily involves applied technical skill in the maintenance support of complex and specialised airways technologies.

Reporting to the Team Leader and leading a wider team of Technical Officers, the role is accountable for assisting with the resolution of complex to very complex technical faults, issues and defects nationally as well as providing frontline project, maintenance and support services for nominated system infrastructure within the region. 

Key responsibilities of this role will see you:

  • Provide hands on operational, technical, and corporate work, usually as a SME in a particular discipline
  • Assist the Team Leader in the management of the team maintenance program and project-related activities, including the identification of maintenance efficiency opportunities
  • Undertake corrective maintenance activities, applying fault diagnosis skills and defined maintenance procedures
  • Undertake project related technical integration and implementation work, including documentation and site supervision
  • Develop the technical capabilities and act as a mentor to junior Technical Officers
  • Maintain an awareness and understanding of how multiple systems/domains integrate across operational services, and the impact that work undertaken can have on operational service delivery
  • Ensure data relevant to all work undertaken is recorded promptly and accurately in the maintenance management systems, and that related engineering and safety issues are communicated via prescribed systems in a timely and accurate manner

Please see the link below to view the full Position Description:

Download FilePD - Technical Lead.pdf

The Person

The successful applicant will have:

  • Minimum academic qualification for technicians as specified in the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) Manual of Standards (MOS) Part 171
  • Diploma of Technology in one or more of the following:
    • Radio engineering
    • Communications engineering
    • Electrical engineering
    • Electronic engineering
    • Computer science
    • Information technology or
    • Qualifications equivalent to the above
  • Highly developed technical proficiency in the areas of fault diagnosis and resolution
  • Significant technical officer and integrator experience, including the production of documents associated with integration activities
  • Ability to provide technical mentoring and coaching to others
  • Demonstrated ability to work with limited technical guidance, preferably in the maintenance and/or support of the National Airways System and associated equipment
  • Perform technical operation, maintenance, installation and integration of systems within the specified domain using higher order communication skills
  • ACMA Data Cabling Licence (Desirable)
  • Restricted Electrical Licence (Desirable)

Airservices Australia is a diverse and inclusive employer that recognises the benefits of having a workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. We encourage applications from diverse groups including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

Security Clearance

To be eligible to apply, you must be an Australian citizen as an Australian AGSVA security clearance is required for this role. Please refer to the security check requirements successful applicants will be required to undertake as part of the recruitment process.

Should you require any further information please contact Alicia Rowland, Talent Acquisition Advisor via

How to Apply

To apply for this position please lodge an application online before applications close 11.55 pm (AEST) Wednesday 25 May, 2022.

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Application close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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