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Senior Mechanical Technician

CSIRO - Hobart, TAS

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Provide technical engineering support to research programs.

• Design and develop original techniques, processes or equipment.

• Oversee the activities of less experienced staff and apprentices and provide on-the-job training.

• Run diagnostics to fault find machine errors and rectify poor machine outputs.

• Liaise with clients to determine their needs and translate instructions (from engineering drawings to computer commands) through a CAD/CAM package.

• Participate in the planning of projects and accept responsibility for carrying out major parts of the project.

• Select appropriate methods to perform standard analyses and undertake technical tasks associated with trials, tests, measurements, reviews, and investigations.

• Prepare and operate CNC machinery to perform complex machining operations.

To be considered you will hold a relevant trade certificate in Fitting and Machining, plus a minimum of ~10 years’ experience as a fully qualified Tradesperson. You will also have:

• Competencies in manual milling and turning processes.

• The ability to deliver high quality machined components to a high degree of tolerance.

• The ability to work cooperatively in a team environment, as well as independently.

• Strong organisational skills and a demonstrated ability to effectively prioritise competing tasks to achieve outcomes on time and to specification.

• A history of identifying and successfully resolving complex (technical and non-technical) problems or issues.

To see all the criteria required for success in this role, click on the ‘Position Details’ link below.