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Senior Technical Officer - Electrical

As a Senior Technical Officer (Electrical) you would design and validate/evaluate electrical equipment and systems and provide technical advice/sales.

Summary of Training

  • Use software for engineering applications
  • Manage risk in electrotechnology activities
  • Develop design briefs for electrotechnology projects
  • Write specifications for electrical engineering projects
  • Apply industry and community standards to engineering activities
  • Apply material science to solving electrotechnology engineering problems
  • Apply physics to solving electrotechnology engineering problems
  • Establish and follow a competency development plan in an electrotechnology engineering discipline
  • Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
  • Solve problems in d.c. circuits
  • Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
  • Implement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures
  • Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report
  • Provide engineering solutions to complex multiple path circuits problems
  • Provide solutions to basic engineering computational problems
  • Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
  • Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines
  • Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
  • Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations
  • Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits
  • Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits
  • Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits
  • Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations
  • Provide engineering solutions to problems in complex polyphase power circuits
  • Manage large electrical projects
  • Plan large electrical projects
  • Develop energy sector strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues
  • Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
  • Prepare engineering drawings using manual drafting and CAD for electrotechnology/utilities applications
  • Contribute to risk management in electrotechnology systems
  • Use advanced computational processes to provide solutions to energy sector engineering problems
  • Analyse static and dynamic parameters of electrical equipment
  • Analyse materials for suitability in electrical equipment
  • Design electrical machine drives and production layout plans
  • Develop engineering solutions for synchronous machine and control problems
  • Design and develop modifications for electrical machines
  • Assess electronic apparatus compliance
  • Design a computer based control system

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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Senior Technical Officer - Electrical - UEE62111
NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 60 mths
Part Time
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