Assistant Technical Officer (Ref. 19050209-E)

Job level Entry
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, English
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Engineering > Electrical / Electronic Engineering
Engineering > Mechanical Engineering
Science / Lab / Research > Laboratory
Published On 02/05/2019


Assistant Technical Officer (Ref. 19050209-E)


The appointee will be required to:

(a) support academic staff in conducting laboratory classes;

(b) develop equipment and instruments for laboratory as directed and involve in the new equipment installation and training sessions;

(c) provide training and instructions to users on the proper use of the equipment in the laboratory;

(d) receive visitors to the laboratory and demonstrate the use of equipment in the laboratory;

(e) provide technical support on the use of the equipment and administrative support to the laboratory;

(f) maintain the laboratory equipment and facilities;

(g) assist in research, consultancy activities and projects for staff and students as directed;

(h) provide technical services and/or IT support to staff and students of the Division;

(i) conduct routine maintenance of the computing facilities and IT equipment of the Division;

(j) assemble kit plane and keep proper record of the assembling procedures;

(k) provide support on University and departmental levels of health and safety policy implementation; and

(l) perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Division or his delegates.


Applicants should have: 

(a) a recognised degree or above in Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronic Engineering or relevant disciplines;

(b) some post-qualification experience, preferably in fluid mechanics, aerodynamics, electronics, avionics or aviation engineering;

(c) a good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese;

(d) strong analytical skills, good interpersonal and communication skills; and

(e) self-motivation and the ability to work independently.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointment will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.


Please send a completed application form to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to . Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Consideration of applications will commence on 9 May 2019 until the position is filled. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at