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Technical Officer - Computer Systems Engineering

As a Technical Officer (Computer Systems Engineering) you would develop, select, install, commission and maintain computer equipment and systems.

Summary of Training

  • Commission industrial computer systems
  • Modify-redesign of industrial computer systems
  • Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
  • Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • Implement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures
  • Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
  • Implement and monitor energy sector environmental and sustainable policies and procedures
  • Prepare tender submissions for electrotechnology projects
  • Develop, implement and test object oriented code
  • Administer computer networks
  • Design and implement network systems for internetworking
  • Develop industrial control programs for microcomputer equipped devices
  • Provide programming solution for computer systems engineering problems
  • Develop design briefs for electrotechnology projects
  • Write specifications for computer systems engineering projects
  • Provide engineering solutions for problems in complex multiple path circuits
  • Analyse the performance of wireless-based electronic - communication systems
  • Install and administer Unix based networked computers
  • Install and configure network systems for internetworking
  • Integrate multiple computer operating systems on a client server local area network
  • Support computer hardware and software for engineering applications
  • Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
  • Solve basic problems in electronic and digital equipment and circuits
  • Install and configure a client computer operating systems and software
  • Troubleshoot microcontroller based hardware systems
  • Assemble electronic components
  • Select electronic components for assembly
  • Ensure team effectiveness
  • Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus
  • Maintain documentation
  • Deliver a service to customers

Please note that this Job & Training Description provides an example of the selection of non-core units. Alternative combinations of units may be selected and in some cases prerequisite units may need to be completed. For advice contact Apprenticeship Network providers or an approved Registered Training Organisation.

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This occupation fits generally with these groupings

Industry Group
Electrical, Electronics & Utilities

Work Type
Analytic & Scientific
Organising & Clerical

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Commencements Change

The change in Australian Apprenticeships commencements in this overall industry in the past two years. Commencements in 2016: 10425

Source: NCVER Apprentice and trainee collection, 2017, unpublished. AATIS analysis.

Graduate Employment

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Source: NCVER National Student Outcomes Survey, 2017, unpublished. AATIS analysis.

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Source: NCVER National Student Outcomes Survey, 2017, unpublished. AATIS analysis.

Industry Growth

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Source: Department of Employment, 2017. AATIS analysis.

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Source: Department of Employment, 2017. AATIS analysis.

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Source: Department of Employment, 2017. AATIS analysis.

Availability Information

Technical Officer - Computer Systems Engineering - UEE50111
NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 36 mths 48 mths 36 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Commencements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Commencements

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