Electronics Technician

Electronics Technician (m/w) for EU projects

We are searching for a motivated, experienced and driven Electronics Technician to join our innovative project development team!


An opportunity has now become available within our technical development team for a hands-on and experienced Electronic Technician able to support the building, automatization and development of project prototypes, technologies and products. The salary is based on the Austrian collective agreement for extramural research (employment group C) and is negotiable relative to the applicant’s qualifications and professional experience.

Duties and responsibilities
The applicant will be responsible for carrying out following tasks autonomously:

  • electrical installations up to 440V Three Phase Electric Power
  • soldering microelectronics and building integrated circuit boards
  • setup, implementation and documentation of calibration and qualification tests
  • design, programming and integration of customised sensor and actuator systems for environmental quality parameters (Python, Arduino)
  • electrical schematics
  • control/regulation interfaces
  • localised power generation (e.g. photovoltaics, thermocouples, microbial fuel cells, etc.)
  • CE-label applications

Job Qualifications

  • certified electrician/electronic technician with legally recognised training
  • related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Specific Requirements

  • a valid driver’s license, flexibility and the readiness to travel EU-wide for installations
  • long-term perspective & willingness to learn
  • proficient verbal and written English and German
  • creative thinking, adaptable, solutions-oriented and able to improvise
  • a structured, independent and precise work approach
  • contributing to the team spirit through effective communication and projecting a positive work ethic
  • openness to innovations and a strong commitment to sustainable practices and circular economy principles
  • European citizenship or valid work permit for Austria

How to apply

We look forward to receiving your application documents in single PDF file (max. 3MB) by e-mail to Francesco Menconi, Managing Director at

  • A short cover letter describing your motivation for applying for this position
  • A current CV including an actual photograph
  • A short description that separately and clearly explains why you believe you possess the skills and experiences listed in the “Qualifications & Requirements” section
  • Any additional material you may wish to share

Applications close: 30th June 2020
Employment start date: asap


alchemia-nova GmbH, a Viennese-based Institute for research and innovation, has been focused on innovative applied plant chemistry since 2006, with the aim of closing loops and facilitating a circular economy in combination with nature-based technologies and solutions. Our nature-inspired innovations typically incorporate plants and natural processes to treat polluted air and waste-water, remediate soil, capture metals and recover nutrients.