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[Met-jobs] Research Engineer at CSIRO (Tasmania)

From Roger Brugge <>
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Date Fri, 16 Dec 2016 18:14:07 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...


-Senior engineering and leadership role
-Join CSIRO’s Oceans and Atmosphere Division, work on world leading research
-Lead impactful marine technology projects

The Research Engineer is part of the Engineering and Technology program in the 
Oceans and Atmosphere business unit. This program delivers an extensive 
portfolio of science-enabling capabilities largely in the marine domain, 
-creation of next generation marine and atmospheric science sensors,
-design and delivery of oceanographic moorings,
-science engineering fabrication,
-autonomous marine platforms,
-delivery of science on blue-water research vessels,
-data acquisition and management.

As well as leading a number of specialised technical teams, the Research 
Engineer has an outward focus, and will develop and lead a portfolio of 
projects with external and internal clients aligned with our strategic 

Specifically you will:
-Incorporate novel approaches to solving marine technology problems by adapting 
and/or developing original concepts and ideas for new, existing and further 
-Lead strategic research components of significant marine technology projects, 
contribute original concepts and determine appropriate strategies.
-Produce high quality scientific and/or engineering papers suitable for 
publication in quality journals and for presentation at national and 
international conferences.
-Provide effective team leadership whilst undertaking independent scientific 
-Work collaboratively with other teams as well as with commercial, government 
and/or industry bodies, actively sourcing and maintaining research 
collaborations to ensure funding of research priorities, and identify upcoming 
trends for future research.

Location:       Hobart, Tasmania.
Salary:           $127K - $141K plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure:          Indefinite
Reference:    29982

To be successful, you will have:
-An MEng in mechanical or related engineering.
-Excellent communication skills, evidenced by superior reporting, presentation 
and negotiation abilities, and the capacity to influence critical stakeholders.
-A record of quality publications as primary author in high impact, peer 
reviewed journals.
-Demonstrated sound technical knowledge and the ability to deliver large, 
complex technical projects in the marine science and technology domain.
-Demonstrated ability to lead technical teams and develop and mentor staff in a 
regionally dispersed team.
-Ability to engage with potential clients to understand their technical issues, 
frame potential solutions and develop funded collaborative projects.
-An outstanding record of science innovation and creativity plus the ability to 
apply well developed research skills to scientific investigations of 
significant consequence.
-A track record working with collaborators and peers developing and applying 
marine science technology, both within Australia and internationally is 
desirable, as is experience working at sea on research vessels.

Who we are: The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation 
At CSIRO, we do the extraordinary every day.  We innovate for tomorrow and help 
improve today - for our customers, all Australians and the world. We imagine.  
We collaborate.  We innovate.

How to Apply:  Please upload one document only that includes both your cover 
letter and CV/Resume, ensuring that you provide enough information relevant to 
this position to enable the selection panel to determine your suitability for 
this role.
Please apply via the following link:

Applications Close:  11:59pm AEST, Wednesday 4th January 2017

Kind regards,

Nicole Poole
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Human Resources

PO Box 93, North Ryde, 1670

Please note: I am in the office Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

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