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Technical Officer (Radio) - Townsville

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Work type: Full Time Permanent
Location: NT, VIC, ACT, NSW, QLD, WA, SA, TAS
Categories: Information Technology, Engineering

  • Location - Townsville
  • Fulltime permanent opportunity
  • Opportunity to work in the Australian Aviation Industry
  • Summary

    We are looking for a highly motivated, Diploma qualified individual to join our team to help us install and maintain our vital Air Traffic Control and Aviation Rescue and Firefighting systems.

    The position we are offering is based at Townsville Airport and will involve some travel throughout Northern & North-western Queensland. It comes with an attractive salary, flexibility and plenty of benefits. 

    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 air traffic 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. This team keep’s 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 Role & The Team 

    In this role you will be part of a high performing team who are responsible for carrying out maintenance and installation activities on critical air traffic control and aviation rescue and firefighting systems, ensuring the operational safety and integrity of the Australian national airways system. 

    As a member of this team, you would be responsible for: 

    • Performance of time sensitive preventive and corrective maintenance, and project installation activities in accordance with prescribed processes and procedures. 
    • Maintaining an awareness and understanding of the impact that work undertaken can have on Airservices systems.
    • Maintaining effective working relationships with other Airservices staff to ensure effective coordination of all activities in support of organisational objectives. 
    • Timely and accurate data entry into the maintenance management systems. 
    • Taking part in the implementation of enterprise governance systems and policies, including safety, environmental, work health and safety, risk, and compliance.  
    • Promoting workplace health and safety and contributing to a safe working environment. 
    • Actively identifying opportunities for continuous improvement of service delivery and work practices. 
    • Undertaking other tasks as directed by Team Leader or other senior staff.

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

     Technical Officer - Band 3.pdf

    The Person 

    The successful applicant will have:  

    • Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering, or equivalent
    • A strong commitment to working in a team environment with a focus on delivering the highest level of customer service. 
    • The ability to develop knowledge and understanding of the policies, procedures, and legislation relevant to the position. 
    • A demonstrated ability to plan, prioritise, organise, and perform activities with limited guidance over time, for cost effective outcomes. 
    • Ability to develop knowledge and experience performing maintenance and installation activities on electronic systems such as, VHF/UHF/HF communications, satellite and terrestrial bearer systems, various radio navigation systems, (NDB, DME, VOR, ILS etc) and basic networking.

    The following qualifications are essential to be considered for this role.

    • Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering, or equivalent
    • Current Australian Driver’s Licence 


    • ACMA registered cablers licence
    • First Aid / CPR
    • Restricted Electrical Licence

    The position on offer is for Electronics Technical Officer - Radio, Band 2, or Band 3, depending on experience of successful applicant.

    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 Neethu Stephen – Talent Advisor at 

    How to Apply 

    To apply for this position please lodge an application online before Saturday 16th March 2024




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