Electrical Engineer

Position Overview

  • Ongoing | Full Time | $89k - $120k +15.4% super
  • Clayton, Victoria location
  • Exciting and challenging opportunity to apply your expertise and professional skills at one of Australia's landmark scientific facilities

About the Opportunity

As an electrical engineer in our team, your role is central to advancing our projects. You'll apply your expertise to design and maintain electrical systems, troubleshoot issues, and collaborate with diverse teams. Your responsibilities span data analysis, decision-making, and proactive problem-solving, contributing to the success of our dynamic projects in a collaborative environment.


About You

'We're on the lookout for an electrical engineer with solid technical know-how and a knack for teamwork. We value hands-on experience in scientific or Hi-tech environment and a collaborative spirit. If you're someone who can blend technical expertise with effective communication and enjoys working in a team, we'd love to welcome you aboard as we navigate the challenges of our next projects together' Craig Millen , Manager Electrical Engineering 

Your Duties and Responsibilities

  • Initiate electrical engineering projects to maintain or increase the performance of synchrotron accelerators and beamlines.
  • Manage projects which have a significant electrical aspect.
  • Produce electrical designs and manufacturing drawings using software packages including AutoCAD, PowerCAD.
  • Drive improvements in the AutoCAD drafting function.
  • Contribute to the design, installation and commissioning of new projects by the provision of electrical engineering and power electronics expertise and capability.
  •  Prepare and maintain documentation for commissioning, fault finding and testing in conjunction with other ANSTO staff including electrical and mechanical schematics, test procedures, reports, and cable schedules.


Please click here to view the Position Description.

About Us

ANSTO leverages great science to deliver big outcomes.  We partner with scientists and engineers and apply new technologies to provide real-world benefits.  Our work improves human health, saves lives, builds our industries and protects the environment.  ANSTO is the home of Australia's most significant landmark and national infrastructure for research.  Thousands of scientists from industry and academia benefit from gaining access to state-of-the-art instruments every year.

Benefits of Working with Us

ANSTO employees are passionate about what they do. We enjoy being part of an organisation making a difference in the lives of Australians. 

We support and reward our employees through eligibility for:

  • Training, development and mentoring opportunities 
  • Performance based salary increases 
  • Work-life balance with generous leave entitlements and flexible conditions


If you want to join a world class organisation that's making a difference in the lives of Australians, apply now!

How to Apply

For further technical information relating to this position please refer to the Position Description or contact Craig Millen on (03) 85404153.  For all other queries please contact Talent Acquisition on +61 (02) 9717 3359


To be eligible for appointment, applicants will require a security and pre-employment medical assessment.


Application closing date:  13 March 2024 at 11:59pm



All applicants must be Australian citizens.



In order to solve great challenges, we need great minds and great teams. At ANSTO, we understand that diverse teams produce better outcomes and we value the merit that a diverse perspective can bring to our team. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, primary carers, those with a disability, and women in STEM. ANSTO is a charter member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) initiative and is proudly taking action to create a gender-inclusive workforce.