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RF Technician job availability

  • Signature Staff
    • Cairns Location
    • Stable and Highly Respected Employer
    • Great variety of work - Never get bored

    A permanent, full time position is available for a qualified (RF) Radio Electronics Communication Technician to join an Industry Leader in Cairns.

    Your New Employer

    Being established for over 30 years, this 100% locally owned and operated company has a reputation of maintaining long term relationships with their clients and offer industry best-practice support and services across the entire North Queensland region. Utilising the very latest in technology, including microwave, mobile, satellite, and telemetry, as well as tried and tested radio options, the company has a proven track record of designing, building and installing solutions to resolve the unique communications challenges encountered in North Queensland.

    Their large and cohesive team includes Sheetmetal workers, RF Technicians and Electricians, their fleet of 4WD vehicles and company helicopter provide reliable access, even to the most isolated locations.

    You will find yourself in a close-knit team with management that has a reputation of being caring, respectful and putting real value on your opinion and safety.

    About the job

    In this role you will learn, thrive and never get bored! Here are some the things you will find yourself doing:

    • Manage bench technical programming and repairs to radio and other electronic communication devices
    • Plan, oversee and undertake technical, tower & onsite works.
    • Undertake or assist in onsite installations, repairs and maintenance.
    • Assist with technical installations to motor vehicles, marine vessels and aircraft.
    • Field fault diagnosis of RF, Electrical and related equipment.
    • Preparation of Technical Reports, as required
    • Undertake technical Research & Development, as required
    • Maintain adequate stock levels of radio & related components & spare parts
    • Onsite inspections and Job Costing
    • Assist with technical sales information & general enquiries

    The Essential Criteria

    To be considered for this role you must be able to tick each of the criteria below

    • Cert III in Electronics & Communication
    • Demonstrated experience in supervision
    • Solid experience in the Radio Communications industry with advanced technical knowledge
    • White Card and current Driver’s licence
    • Good customer service and communication skills
    • Competent MS office user
    • Fit and healthy
    • Able to work away occasionally (once a quarter, for a few days)

    Desirable Attributes

    • Cert III Telecommunication - Data Cabling Endorsements
    • Working Safely at Heights
    • High Risk Work Endorsements (Elevated Platform, Dogging & Rigging)

    What's on offer?

    There is a commitment to ensure people are well looked after. You will enjoy coming to work each day.

    In addition to a rewarding and challenging career, this position will provide you with:

    • Tidy, safe and modern work environment
    • Great pay and stability
    • Genuine Training & Development opportunities
    • Helpful and friendly work culture
    • Family Values


    This is a rare opportunity that will be awarded to an individual who is self-driven and confident in his/her abilities.

    If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply now. Interstate candidates will be considered however no relocation costs are awarded to this position. This position is open to all Australian Residents with no work restrictions. As this is a permanent position, we are unable to process applications from candidates with temporary working visas or those seeking sponsorship.

    To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Vlasta Eriksson at , quoting Ref No. VE2020RFT.

  • Skills (required)

    • Engineering
    • Engineering Drafter
    • Mechanic

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