Mechanical / Senior Mechanical Specialist

Job Summary

Science Engineering
Australian National University
Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics (RSAA)
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement

Job Description

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:

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation Notes

17% superannuation

Application Details

Publication Start Date
2023 Feb 23
Application Deadline
2023 Mar 23


Gaston Gausachs - Mechanical Engineering Group Lead