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Posted By : CSIRO

Start Date : Nov 17, 2018

Salary : $ $82450 - $93280 p.a. + up to 15.4% super

Deadline : Dec 17, 2018
Role: Electrical Engineer

Location : Hobart - TAS

Position :Contract/Temp

Job Type : Contract/Temp

Industry : Other Electrical
Job Description

You as the successful applicant will have the opportunity to deliver outcomes which provide new understandings of the environment and which contribute to the development, management and protection of Australia’s marine and atmospheric resources. This unique and rewarding position allows the successful engineer to work hand in hand with researchers and clients to take projects from concept to delivery with close involvement in every step of the journey.

Your duties will include


  • Liaising with clients to determine their system requirements and take personal responsibility for their satisfaction, as well as the prompt correction and communication of problems in a constructive manner
  • Developing original techniques, processes, equipment or software, especially when encountering new problems where methods are not defined and initiative is required
  • Designing and building new electronics and instrumentation systems to deliver next generation solutions for marine science
  • Developing embedded firmware and application software for the operation and control of instruments
  • Participating in research voyages to meet science objectives through the commissioning, operation, maintenance and repair of instrumentation

Location: Hobart, TAS

Salary: AU$82k - AU$93k plus up to 15.4% superannuation

Tenure: Specified term until 31st March 2021

Reference: 59215

To be successful you will need


  • Extensive knowledge of electronics and instrumentation
  • Demonstrated experience in the board level design of electronic systems using recognized industry standard CAD packages (Altium Designer or similar)
  • Previous experience producing robust embedded firmware for microcontrollers
  • Background in coding software applications using higher level languages for control, data acquisition and data analysis
  • To be willing and able to travel and undertake fieldwork
  • To undertake and pass a Seagoing Medical to demonstrate you have no underlying medical conditions which would pose a risk to your wellbeing for deployment at sea.

We're working hard to recruit diverse people and ensure all our people feel supported to do their best work and empowered to let their ideas flourish.


A relevant Bachelors Degree and/or equivalent experience in Electrical Engineering.

Flexible Working Arrangements

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you.


At CSIRO you can be part of helping to solve big, complex problems that make a real difference to our future. We spark off each other, learn from each other, trust each other and collaborate to achieve more than we could individually in a supportive, rewarding, inclusive and truly flexible environment.

Apply Online

To apply online, please provide a CV and cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role.

Applications Close

11:59 AEDT 15 December 2018