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Technical Officer (Radio)

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

  • Opportunity to work in the Australian Aviation Industry
  • Located in Sydney
  • Full time permanent opportunity


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

As a Technician Band 3 in a 24/7 shift team, 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. 

The safety of the air traffic system is the most important consideration when carrying out any duties associated with this position.

You will be required to:

  • provide shift relief to the Air Traffic Management (ATM)/Surveillance shift team
  • Work with limited technical guidance, in the maintenance and/or support of the national airways system and associated equipment.
  • Apply a knowledge and understanding of the equipment, policies, procedures, instructions and other relevant documentation, appropriate to the position.
  • Plan, organise and perform activities and tasks with limited guidance, for cost effective outcomes
  • Maintain 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 identify opportunities for continuous improvement of service delivery and work practices.
  • Take part in the implementation of enterprise governance systems and policies, including safety, environmental, work health and safety, risk and compliance.


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

Download File Technician.pdf


The Person

The successful applicant will have:

  • The minimum academic qualification for technicians as specified in the CASA Manual of Standards (MOS) Part 171 as 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.
  • Current Australian Driver’s Licence
  • ACMA Data Cabling Licence (desirable)
  • Restricted Electrical Licence (desirable)
  • Demonstrated knowledge in ATM/Surveillance disciplines (highly 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 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 Steven- TA Advisor at


How to Apply

To apply for this position please lodge an application online before Applications close 11.55 pm (AEST) 5th February 2023.

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Application close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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