Senior Technician Job Description

Senior Technician

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Senior Technician Job Description

A Senior Technician uses the technical principles of engineering to create and develop a project or product. They also provide technical assistance to professional engineering staff on special projects. Senior Technicians communicate with engineers, foremen, supervisors, and other engineering professionals working on the project.


  • Ensure all plant and equipment are operated and maintained by the manufacturer’s instructions
  • Read drawings, specifications, and equipment manuals to assist with troubleshooting and repair Liaising with the team on work orders and scheduled maintenance
  • Communicate with engineers, foreman, and supervisors
  • Fault finding and repair of complex circuits and components
  • Develop a solid and collaborative working relationship with the team
  • Provide knowledge in the maintenance and repair of highly technical equipment, supporting our fleet of cranes, specialist foundation and ground improvement equipment


  • A confident communicator, both in written and verbal form
  • Strong analytics, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills
  • Trade qualifications as a Fitter, Diesel Mechanic, Hydraulic Mechanic or related trade
  • Have a full Australian driving license
  • OEM training and experience with Bauer MC, BC, BG and RTG machines
  • OEM training and experience with Fudex CFA and Junttan driven machines
  • Previous experience working with specialised HF, GI and DWall plant and equipment
  • High attention to quality, and health and safety in a work environment.

Working Conditions

  • Travel may be required to worksites
  • Mainly work in an office environment
  • Extra hours may be required when nearing the completion of a project
  • Generally a high-stress and challenging position
  • Work schedules tend to vary depending on project needs

Average Salary

  • $140k – $170k per year in Australia

Salary is based on © SEEK and © Indeed statistics and research.

This Senior Technician job description is a guideline only and will vary depending on the company, project and location within the Australian/New Zealand market.

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