[unav_all] Junior Development Engineer position at UC Berkeley
lind at seismo.berkeley.edu
Tue Jul 6 17:31:46 MDT 2004
The Berkeley Seismological Laboratory (BSL) operates and
maintains several networks of geophysical instruments
including broadband seismometers, borehole seismometers,
GPS (Global Positioning System) receivers, strainmeters,
and other sensors in northern and central California.
Data from these networks are used for earthquake monitoring
In addition to the operation and maintenance of this
instrumentation, the BSL is also involved in projects to
identify potential sites and install new equipment.
The incumbent will, under supervision of the BSL chief
engineer, participate in the fabrication and off-campus
installation and maintenance of geophysical monitoring
stations in northern and central California. This includes
the testing, installation, and calibration of digital,
analog and electro-mechanical instruments and corresponding
travel. Work with basic electronic circuits and programs as
required to troubleshoot, maintain and improve the network.
Specific duties include off campus equipment set-up and
calibration including scientific instruments and workstations;
trouble shooting hardware and software interfaces; perform
instrument diagnostics (software and hardware); general
support of staff members and graduate students.
Requirements & Qualifications:
Requires Bachelors degree preferably in the physical
sciences or engineering, or equivalent experience. Ability
to work with scientific instrumentation and to troubleshoot
problems. Experience with analog electronics required.
Ability to work independently and to interact effectively
with a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students as
well as with external collaborators in a professional
manner. Attention to detail and organizational skills
California Drivers License and ability to lift 80
pounds required. Ability to perform significant field
work including over-night travel in northern and central
California and vicinity required (up to 50% time).
Knowledge of real-time data acquisition, or software
is helpful, but not required.
This is a one year contract position, with a
possibility of extension depending on the availability
New graduates are encouraged to apply.
Review of applications will begin on June 23, 2004. To
apply for this position, go to http://jobs.berkeley.edu/.
This position is requisition #001418.
The University of California is an equal opportunity,
affirmative action employer.
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