Flood Lead

Australian Bureau of Meteorology

Job Details
5 hours ago
  • AWS
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APS Level 6, Ongoing or Non-ongoing

$84,670- $96,267 + 15.4% super


Position overview

We are seeking an enthusiastic and qualified Electronics, Electrical or Instrumentation technician or engineer, ideally with previous field experience.

You take pride in developing and mentoring staff. Your strong teamwork abilities ensure you can empower and inspire the field teams you are responsible for managing.

Who are you?

You have an appetite for working in remote locations.

You are a suitably qualified team player who likes to get hands-on in the field, and the prospect of seeing many parts of Australia excites you.

You have strong communication skills to support your field team, negotiate and manage stakeholder relationships, and leverage emotional intelligence.

Who are we?

The Brisbane Operations Hub is the Bureau of Meteorologys premier technical operations centre.

Staff based at the Brisbane Operations Hub travel far and wide utilising 4WDs, planes, boats, and helicopters to maintain service delivery within the various instrumentation networks. This includes:

Rain Radars

Automatic Weather Stations (AWS)

Upper-Air monitoring systems (sounding balloons)

Sea Level Monitoring Stations

Wave Buoys

Satellite ground reception and space weather instruments

Wave height buoys

Flood warning / rainfall monitoring systems

Cooperative observers, volunteer rainfall stations

Communications, telemetry and instrumentation systems

Brisbane Operations Hubs immediate area of responsibility encompasses southern QLD.

We are part of a national maintenance workforce and there is every likelihood of travel to other parts of Australia on occasion to support the other eight Hubs around the country.

We offer specialised, in-house competency-based training on all our equipment and will ensure you have the necessary tools and skills to undertake this work.

We strive to deliver exceptional customer service, as we engage with stakeholders, contractors, support staff and the Australian public.

We promote a diverse and inclusive workplace culture that prioritises the health, safety and wellbeing of all our staff.

You will report to and be mentored by the Hub Manager.

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