(KS-257) Technical Support Assistant (Civil)

(KS-257) Technical Support Assistant (Civil)

31 Aug
Edith Cowan University

31 Aug

Edith Cowan University


The School of Engineering is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person to fill the role of Technical Support Assistant.

Reporting to the Technical Manager, this role provides technical support to the School’s teaching and research programs and will help in organising, moving and setting up equipment for practical classes being undertaken by Engineering disciplines, particularly in the area of Civil Engineering.

To be successful you need to be willing and capable to move materials and equipment as required and use your hands-on knowledge to set up and maintain machinery, other equipment and materials that will be used in laboratories and other practical classes.

You need to have an interest in Engineering and previous exposure to the sorts of equipment used in a laboratory and workshop would be an advantage.

You need to be well organised and be able to prepare, organise and distribute whatever is needed in a timely manner to make sure that laboratories and workshops have the right technical equipment and support when they need them. You also will need to be capable of keeping manuals updated and maintaining accurate records of loan equipment as well as laboratory requirements for each unit to assist academic and technical staff with experimental designs and equipment so that laboratories and other classes can be performed efficiently and effectively.

If you:
Have a diploma or other qualification that is suited to an Engineering environment;

Understand the importance of work health and safety;

Have a “can-do” attitude and a willingness to get in there and help academics, researchers and students;

Have worked in a workshop or engineering-related role and are keen work in a technical support role;

Are a good communicator

Can take ownership of assigned tasks from beginning to end

Then we really want to hear from you.

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry, Personal Excellence, and Courage.

Benefits & Remuneration
This full time ongoing position attracts remuneration of $69,152 to $73,652 pa plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our website Employment Opportunities Overview.

Interested applicants are welcome to call Muhammad Bashir on 08 6304 2753 for more information.

How to Apply
Please upload your resume along with a covering letter explaining why you would be suitable for the job with specific reference to the items listed above.

Closing Date:
Applications close on Thursday 31 August 2023 at 11:30pm AWST.


ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society.

Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.


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