Job ref no.: 22050627-E3
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Assistant Technical Officer

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Assistant Technical Officer (Ref. 22050627-E3)


The appointee will be required to:

(a) supervise laboratory sessions of experiments related to electricity, power, machines and testing & commissioning;

(b) provide technical support to student projects and research projects of the Department;

(c) design, fabricate, repair and maintain electrical, power and motors’ experiments / research rigs / facilities / equipment;

(d) provide design, fabrication, operation and technical advice of electrical and power, building environment and energy research projects;

(e) provide support of all electrical and power related research projects for all students and staff of the Department;

(f) provide support for all electrical and power related consultancy works; and

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


Applicants should have:

(a) at least a higher diploma or above in Electrical Engineering or relevant disciplines;

(b) at least three years’ relevant post-qualification experience;

(c) a certificate of registration of electrical worker (Grade B or C);

(d) good knowledge of servicing of electrical and power equipment, with experience in welding being an advantage;

(e) a good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese, with fluency in Putonghua; and

(f) good communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills.

Preference will be given to those with skills in developing experimental rigs for electrical and power experiments, including motor control panel, and knowledge of electrical installation, welding, cutting pipe works or other workshop practices.

Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisements need not re-apply. 

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 by post 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 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 20 May 2022 until the position is filled. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.

More job information
Job ref no. 22050627-E3
Job Function
  • Hunghom
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 3 years
Career Level
  • Entry level
  • Asso. Deg or High Dip
  • Degree