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Technical Officer (Radio)

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Work type: Fixed Term Full Time
Location: VIC, ACT, NSW, QLD, WA, SA, Various
Categories: Engineering, Technology, Aviation

  • Multiple locations
  • Fulltime permanent opportunity
  • Opportunity to work in the Australian Aviation Industry

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.

The safety of the air traffic system is the most important consideration when carrying out any

As a member of the maintenance 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 relationship with other Airservices staff to ensure that there is 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.

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 ideally have:

  • Demonstrated experience performing maintenance and installation activities on communications, navigation, or surveillance systems such as: VHF/UHF radios, radar, satellite communication, and associated power 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 aviation 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 possession of relevant licencing as specified by Legislative and/or Airservices requirements

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

  • Diploma of Technology in Radio, Communications or Electronic Engineering (Essential)
  • Australian Open Driver’s Licence (Essential)
  • 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

  • Applicants must have the ability to obtain/retain an Aviation Security Identification Card

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 Steven- TA Advisor at

How to Apply

To apply for this position please lodge an application online before Applications close 11.55 pm (AEST) 6th of December 2022.

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Application close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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