Technical Officer (All Levels) in Electronics

Updated: 5 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 03 Nov 2023

The Professional Officers Division (POD) houses a centralized pool of academic staff under the Professional Officers scheme. Professional Officers come with specialised and deep technical skills acquired through extensive industry experience. They form the talent pool which brings a much-needed industry perspective to student learning. They facilitate applied learning and applied research in SIT, complementing the academic expertise of the faculty to bring industry practices and applications into the curriculum. Professional Officers leverage on their industry experiences to create authentic learning environments, where discovery and innovation take place. They act as coaches and mentors to students during practical learning activities such as laboratory sessions, Capstone Projects and the Integrated Work Study Programme (IWSP). Professional Officers could also lead or work with faculty on industry innovation projects to provide solutions to the industry. In addition to their role in applied learning and applied research, Professional Officers manage the centralised laboratory facilities and resources in SIT. With Technical Officers, laboratory safety professionals, and administrators in POD, they jointly develop central policies and processes for the safe and seamless operation of laboratories in SIT.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform daily housekeeping and maintenance to ensure the safety, cleanliness, and tidiness of laboratories.
  • Assist in managing activities in the laboratories and ensure safety procedures are observed.
  • Support academic staff in the following:
    • Preparation of laboratory materials and setting up of experiments for laboratory classes.
    • Operation, troubleshooting and maintenance of laboratory equipment.
    • Management of laboratory space for student projects, project equipment and storage.
  • Perform procurement of laboratory equipment and consumables as well as liaison with vendors/suppliers.
  • Track and maintain laboratory documentations (i.e., Equipment Manuals, Risk Assessments and Material Safety Data Sheets) and inventory of laboratory equipment, chemicals, and consumables.
  • Track and manage laboratory waste.
  • Ensure compliance with Work, Safety and Health Regulations in the laboratories.

Job Requirements

  • Diploma or Bachelor's degree in Electronics Engineering or equivalent qualifications.
  • Have at least 2 years of work experience in Electronic or Electrical Engineering laboratories.
  • Knowledge of Embedded systems and programming.
  • Working experience with industrial embedded platforms will be advantageous.

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