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About the College of Science and Engineering
At the College of Science and Engineering we believe in the power of science and engineering to solve real world problems. We strive to advance fundamental science, to create new technologies, and to work across discipline boundaries. Our interests scale from the sub-atomic through to entire oceans, forests and beyond. We seek to understand the past, but also to create the world of the future. Our College is an exciting place to research, study, and work, supported by best practice teaching methods, practical work-related learning, and advanced facilities. 
About the CSE Engineering Services Team
The SE College, Engineering Services Team (EST) is a multidisciplinary team of practitioners with capability to engineer systems and equipment in support of teaching and research. Within the team, we have design, development, construction, coding, maintenance, and project management skills.
About the Role
Flinders University is seeking a Technical Support Officer (Mechanical) to provide quality support to researchers, academics and students within the College of Science and Engineering.
Working collaboratively with the Engineering Services Team, the Technical Support Officer (Mechanical) will be required to assist students and staff in their programs of study and research. You will also be required to:
About You
You will have experienced trade skills that will be of value to the multidisciplinary Engineering Services Team, as you demonstrate your excellent hand skills and proven ability to work with metals and plastics. You will have sound experience with engineering tools and machines and will be highly proficient in the use of manual and numerically controlled machining methods suited to specific construction tasks.
The successful Technical Support Officer (Mechanical) will also demonstrate:
Life at Flinders
We’re transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world.
Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don’t just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders?
Our Commitment to Reconciliation and Indigenous Employment
Flinders University is proud to be an organisation that is committed to our Reconciliation Action Plan and Indigenous Workforce Strategy. Our vision is to be a preferred employer for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  We are committed to progressing Indigenous advancement in education, research, employment, and wellbeing, and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all Flinders vacancies.
Prescribed Conditions for Employment
How to Apply and Information
Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.
Applications to be submitted before 10:00 pm:
22 Oct 2023
At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.
Flinders. Fearless.
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