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Electronics Technician



Adelaide SA, Australia
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

QinetiQ employs more than 8500 people in more than 50 locations around the world, offering our customers premier expertise in advice, services and creative technology-based products.

QinetiQ Australia, part of the global QinetiQ group, provides technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests. As an innovative science and technology company, we help solve some of our customers' most challenging problems. Our determination to deliver and improve today and anticipate and shape tomorrow, makes QinetiQ a very exciting, rewarding and respected place to work and learn.

Unlock your potential at QinetiQ

We are currently looking for an Electronics Technician to join our business in Adelaide, South Australia.

As an Electronics Technician, your responsibilities will include:

  • Assembling, testing, fault finding and integrating of mechanical and/or electronic systems for defence use.
  • Assembling and installing electrical and electronic systems in a range of equipment using 12v and 230v systems.
  • Mechanical assembling of electrical equipment enclosures.
  • Supporting QA of material and sub-assembling (inwards and outwards).
  • Assembling of fabricated/ manufactured parts into products and assembling sub-assemblies to produce machines and equipment.
  • Cable assembling and wiring.
  • Designing, prototyping, assembling and debugging of PCB hardware.
  • Assembling, troubleshooting and operating procedure document creation.

To be successful in the role of an Electronics Technician you will need to bring with you:

  • Relevant trade qualification and/or applied experience in hardware environments.
  • Component-level electronics prototyping and rework experience.
  • Fabrication/Machining/ Construction of electronics equipment enclosures.
  • Mechanical aptitude during assembly work.
  • Experience working in teams within technical and quality management frameworks.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skills.
  • Confidence and self-motivation.

Whilst not essential, experience in the following is desirable:

  • Experience handling fibre optics.
  • Experience interpreting and working with CAD models and design tools.
  • Defence experience.

Applicants must hold an Australian Government Vetting Agency (AGSVA) security clearance.

Whilst applications must be made online, confidential enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Visu Mutte, Talent Acquisition specialist via email: VMutte@qinetiq.com.au

Looking for an Employer with Benefits?

At QinetiQ, our competitive remuneration and benefits package supports your evolving needs throughout your career. You’ll share in the company’s success, and be rewarded for your own. We’ll invest in your professional development and provide an inclusive environment for you to succeed.

Some of our benefits include:

  • Individual professional development fund
  • Flexible work
  • Purchased leave program and loyalty leave
  • Up to 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • Annual incentive scheme
  • Complimentary salary continuance insurance
  • Annual volunteering leave with Operation Give Back
  • Relaxed dress code

A full list of our employee benefits can be found here: https://www.qinetiq.com/en-au/careers/benefits




As the defence industry in Australia grows, it is an exciting time to join QinetiQ. What the company looks like today will be different to that of tomorrow as we navigate an ever changing world. To innovate for our customers' advantage we value the need for diversity of thought in everything we do. We provide a flexible and inclusive environment where our people can bring their whole selves to work, meaningfully contribute and have equal opportunity to succeed. We actively seek applications from people who come from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Aligned with our Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and Reconciliation Action Plan, we also encourage applications from women, veterans and First Nations people.

QinetiQ conducts pre-employment screening, including but not limited to identity verification and police checks, for all preferred candidates.