Mechanical / Senior Mechanical Specialist

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, February 23, 2023
Archive Date: 
Thursday, March 23, 2023
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Science Engineering
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
The Australian National University
Department Name: 
Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics (RSAA)
Street Line 1: 
Mount Stromlo Observatory
Weston Creek
Job Announcement Text: 

Working at ANU:

This is an opportunity to work with a world class University that undertakes cutting edge research and has a strong tradition in research-led teaching excellence.

We offer:

Flexible working arrangements including hybrid arrangements working both on our beautiful, green campus or remotely,

Generous paid parental leave entitlements of up to 32 weeks. We are one of the leading employers in Australia for parental leave entitlements,

Career support, training, mentoring & upskilling opportunities.

We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and identities and from individuals who may have had a non-linear career path, career gaps or career breaks.

The Position:

This is a key role for an experienced Mechanical Specialist. The successful candidate will provide specialist technical management skills in support of the program in the area of mechanical engineering. This position will provide design; development, validation and maintenance expertise for approve RSAA technical projects and activities.

The Person:

We are looking for qualified Mechanical Specialist with experience in mechanical and opto-mechanical design, system validation techniques and maintenance of mechanical or opto-mechanical systems. A strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the capacity to quickly develop productive, professional relationships with colleagues and stakeholders. Highly developed organisational skills and effective self-management are key.

Learn more about the ground-breaking research and work class facilities of the Advanced Instrumentation and Technology Centre (AITC) within the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics here:

Pay Compensation
Compensation Notes: 
17% superannuation
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, March 23, 2023
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, April 20, 2023
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
HR Team
+61 2 6125 9371
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Gaston Gausachs - Mechanical Engineering Group Lead