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Senior Engineering Specialist

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Work type: Full Time Permanent
Location: VIC, NSW, QLD, Various
Categories: Engineering, Aviation

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 contribute to the definition, measurement, and continual improvement of the Building Electrical Systems through from acquisition through until maintenance. The role may also require you to integrate, test and deploy Building Electrical system changes (including project-initiated changes) and updates ensuring, they are fit for purpose.

You will work closely across Facility Management, Engineering, Planning and Maintenance teams to provide technical leadership and expertise on Airservices Electrical Systems. In addition, you will advise on the technical performance and compliance of existing systems to National Construction Code (NCC) requirements. You will also have significant input into creating the system management framework, artefacts, and reporting requirements to ensure system reliability and availability targets are maintained.

As a Senior Engineering Specialist you will take the be responsible for taking the workload proactively.

  • Required to hold System Technical Advisor (SysTA) role for nominated systems in the capacity of a qualified engineer.
  • Provide engineering expertise to investigate complex problems and develop and integrate improvements to system performance and the overall service delivery process.
  • Maintain knowledge of regulations including CASR 171 and CASR 139 in the context of management of Electrical Systems
  • Conduct routine and regular coordination of issues resolution in delegated areas of responsibility.
  • Analyse data, recognise trends, and identify opportunities for improved methods, systems, and practices of the Business Group and Airservices.

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

Download File Position Description - Senior Electrical Engineering Specialist.docx

The Person

The successful applicant will have:

  • A sound knowledge of and experience in the use of Systems Engineering principles.
  • A strong understanding of the design and application of building services electrical design including the integration of generators, uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems, DC power supplies and associated power reticulation system design.
  • Strong understanding of the design and/or management of medium scale electrical systems primarily for Low Voltage and Extra-Low Voltage systems.
  • Able to communicate clearly and succinctly on technical issues, at the appropriate level both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team and presenting the work to the managers.
  • Tertiary qualified in Engineering or commensurately experienced. Eligible for registration at the chartered level by a recognised professional body
  • Required to hold or be eligible to hold Registration as a Professional Engineer in Electrical Engineering in accordance with relevant legislation e.g. Professional Engineer Queensland (RPEQ) and/or Professional Engineer Victoria (RPEV)

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 or a Permanent resident as an ASIC 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 via email

How to Apply

To apply for this position please lodge an application online before Applications close 11.55 pm (AEST) 10th July 2022.

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Application close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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