Electronics/Manufacturing Technician

Location: Brisbane, Australia Position Type: Permanent Full Time

About Emesent Autonomy

Emesent Autonomy is an award-winning venture backed technology company that provides innovative end-to-end data solutions for the infrastructure and mining industry. At Emesent, we deliver revolutionary efficiency, safety and operational insights to underground mines and other GPS-denied environments through automated data collection and analytics using autonomous drones and machine learning.   

Emesent is a spin-off of the CSIRO Robotics Group, with a strong team of experienced roboticists and engineers dedicated to creating the next generation of autonomous drones and analytics for industrial applications. We are a growing team, developing on the cutting edge and creating impactful solutions in sunny Brisbane, Australia.

Job Description

We are looking for a passionate production/assembly technician to build our world-class drone autonomy and mapping payloads. This role will involve building, testing and supporting the development of our products.

This role will suit a person experienced in a quality driven production environment with a keen interest in technology and innovation.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Perform production tasks safely, accurately and efficiently, with a focus on quality.

  • Assemble electronics and mechanical modules into subsystems and finished products.

  • Problem solving, fault finding and diagnostics on product issues.

  • Troubleshooting and repair of PCBs and products.

  • Identification of design/manufacturing/assembly issues and possible solutions.

  • Monitor and adjust production processes or equipment for quality and productivity.

  • Calibrate, test and package finished products to ensure quality production and adherence to customer specifications.

  • Prepare production documents, such as standard operating procedures, manufacturing batch records, inventory reports, or productivity reports.

  • Assist engineers in developing, building, or testing prototypes or new products, processes, or procedures.

Essential Qualifications and Skills

  • Trade qualification in electronics/electrical/mechanical; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Basic understanding of and ability to read prints and schematics.

  • Background in practical electronics, circuit fault finding, electronic test equipment and troubleshooting.

  • Experience with manual and automatic test equipment including spectrum analysers, network analysers, digital CROs, power meters etc.

  • Ability to develop and execute a detailed test plan.

  • Familiarity with computer based instructions, filing, data recording and QA procedures.

  • Strong problem solving skills and efficient management of time and resources.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Desirable Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degrees in Engineering or a related field.

  • 2+ years production experience in a quality and accuracy driven team environment.

  • You have experience with robotic systems and familiarity with various concepts in robotics.

  • Advanced soldering and mechanical skills would be advantageous.


  • Competitive remuneration package.

  • Employer-contributed superannuation.

  • Genuine learning and development opportunities.

  • Perks including coffee, snacks, fruits, BBQs, etc.

  • Great work environment and facilities.


Apply for this position

To apply for this position, please send your resume/CV and cover letter to jobs@emesent.io