Mechanical Specialist

Job Summary

Scientific / Technical Staff
Australian National University
Advanced Instrumentation Technology Centre, Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement

Job Description

Classification: ANU Officer 6/7 and 8 (Specialist)
Salary package: $89,134 - $117,567 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full-time, Continuing (Contingent Funded) appointment for up to 48 months.

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.

The Position
The successful candidate will provide specialist technical management skill 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.

For more information about the position please contact Mr Gaston Gausachs on T: +61 2 6125 6076 E: [email protected].  

Application information
Please use this to apply: 

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation Range
$68,105USD to $89,831USD
Included Benefits

We offer:

  • Flexible working arrangements including hybrid arrangements working both on our beautiful, green campus and working remotely,
  • Generous paid parental leave entitlements of up to 32 weeks. We are one of the leading employers in Australia for parental leave entitlements,
  • Designated parent rooms, quiet spaces and childcare facilities on campus,
  • Career support, training, mentoring & upskilling opportunities.

For more information on a range of lifestyle, financial and non-financial rewards and programs, please click here.

Compensation Notes

Salary in USD is approximate, based on exchange rates at the time of job posting; salary listed includes superannuation contribution

Application Details

Publication Start Date
2024 Feb 09
Application Deadline
2024 Mar 08


Gaston Gausachs