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Senior Technical Officer - Engineering

Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec)
Job Category:
Primary industry, trade & manufacturing
Wellington - Hutt Valley
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Part Time
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Job Description

Share your skills and inspire others

Permanent, part-time (0.75 FTE)

WelTec School of Engineering is seeking professionals with the skills, experience and industry knowledge to help transform the lives of our students. WelTec has been an industry leader in the delivery of a Civil, Mechanical, Automotive and Electrical Engineering Degree, Diploma and Trades education for many years and offers a qualification that is highly regarded and in demand from New Zealand industry.

Position details:

WelTec School of Engineering currently has a vacancy for a Senior Technical Officer. This role will assist in meeting the technician requirements for the programmes delivered by the Engineering School including Automotive, Built Environment Engineering Diploma, Degree and Mechanical Trades'. This is a challenging role with variety and extensive opportunities to work with both tutors and students in a creative and dynamic engineering environment.

The role involves all aspects of Engineering with a high level of technical competence required. The key responsibilities as Senior Technical Officer will includes supervising the technician team in maintaining our engineering workshops and site facilities, coordinating and scheduling work, assisting tutors with class preparation, coordination of spare parts purchasing, inventory management of our extensive range of specialist tools and workshop equipment, and working as a member of a team.

This role requires the following key skills and attributes:

  • Advanced Engineering Technician level qualification preferably with an understanding and experience that crosses across disciplines (mechanical, and electrical)
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Previous working experience in a technician based environment along with good IT skills
  • High degree of customer focus and an ability to work with peers in a collegial, constructive manner
  • Well-developed planning and organisational skills
  • An ability to think on your feet, balance priorities and problem solve

WelTec is looking for someone who is keen to pass on their knowledge and has an enthusiasm for learning and education.

If you enjoy working with a dedicated and friendly team within a progressive educational environment, you wouldn't want to miss this opportunity. WelTec offers ongoing professional development, and generous leave provision.

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Pleaseensure you follow the instructions for the job application process and completeall the sections of the on-line application.

For other information please email or contact Amol Shejwal, HR Advisor on +64 4 830 3148.

Applications close on Sunday, 3 September 2017.

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