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Technical Officer (Mechanical)

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Work type: Fixed Term Full Time
Location: VIC, Various
Categories: Information Technology, Engineering, Technology, Aviation

  • Melbourne based role with an opportunity travel across Australia
  • Permanent opportunity to work in the Aviation Industry
  • Salary starting from $85,527 + 14% Super

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 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.
  • Timely and accurate data entry into the maintenance management systems.
  • Actively identifying opportunities for continuous improvement of service delivery and work practices.

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

Download File PD PDF Technician Band 2_3 (4) (1).pdf

The Person

The successful applicant will have:

  • Demonstrated experience maintaining and installing air conditioning systems such as: chilled water systems, cooling towers, air handling units, building control and monitoring systems, packaged units, and split systems.
  • A demonstrated ability to plan, prioritise, organise, and perform activities with limited guidance, for cost effective outcomes.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the policies, procedures, and legislation relevant to the position.
  • A strong commitment to working in a team environment with a focus on delivering the highest level of customer service.

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

  • Certificate III in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • Current refrigeration handling licence (ARCTICK)
  • Current Victorian Restricted Electrical Licence (REL)
  • Current CPR/LVR
  • Current Australian Driver’s Licence
  • Construction industry White Card
  • Be eligible to obtain an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC)

The following are desired, but not essential:

  • Experience with diesel generating sets and mechanical systems
  • Licence to Perform High Risk Work – Dogging

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

This role performs Safety Sensitive Aviation Activities and as such is subjected to our Drug and Alcohol Management Procedure (DAMP).

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.

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 Applications close 11:55 pm (AEST) Tuesday the 6th of December 2022.                                     

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