[unav_all] Engineering Job Opportunities at UNAVCO

Tracy Ringsdorf ringsdorf at unavco.org
Thu Dec 10 12:22:11 MST 2009


 

 

Tracy Ringsdorf

UNAVCO, Inc.

Human Resources Generalist 

303-381-7515

 

From: Frederick Blume [mailto:blume at unavco.org] 
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2009 12:18 PM
To: Jim Normandeau; Angie Krantz
Cc: karich at unavco.org; Tracy Ringsdorf
Subject: Engineering Job Opportunities at UNAVCO

 

Dear UNAVCO Community,

The Engineering Group seeks qualified applicants for the following two
positions at the UNAVCO Facility in Boulder, CO:

 

 

Field Engineer

 

UNAVCO, a Boulder based company, invites applications for the FULL-TIME
position of FIELD ENGINEER to work at our UNAVCO office in Boulder,
Colorado.  This individual will work within the UNAVCO Facility Engineering
Group to provide technical and field engineering support to the National
Science Foundation and National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

·           Travel domestically and internationally for extended periods
deploying on short notice.

·           Specifies station configurations and data collection strategies
and develops related cost estimates and project budgets.

·           Identifies and solves technical issues related to hardware,
software and data communications, trouble-shoots hardware, software and
logistics.

·           Hands-on oversight of design, fabrication, integration, testing,
documentation and repair of hardware and software.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

·           Bachelor’s degree in engineering, geophysics or similar field or
equivalent experience required.

·           A minimum of three years experience required.

 

Desired

·           Experience in processing GPS data and analyzing results.

·           Commercial driver's license.

 

 

 

Development and Testing Engineer

 

UNAVCO, a Boulder based company, invites applications for the FULL-TIME
position of DEVELOPMENT AND TESTING ENGINEER to work at our UNAVCO office in
Boulder, Colorado.  This individual will work within the UNAVCO Facility
Engineering Group to provide technical and engineering support to the
National Science Foundation and National Aeronautics and Space
Administration.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

·           Conducts field and laboratory tests of Global Navigation
Satellite System (GNSS) receivers, antennas, power sources, communications
equipment, computer systems, and ancillary equipment to support permanent
GNSS installations and episodic campaign surveys.

·           Provides GNSS data processing as needed to assess stability of
new station installations and testing GNSS receivers and antennas. 

·           Assists with development of advanced station technologies, such
as data communications systems, power systems, secure computer systems,
data-download systems and hardened field systems, as required in supporting
projects.

·           Coordinates software and firmware acceptance testing, version
control and maintain repository of commonly used software tools.

·           Contributes to the engineering support and oversees the
knowledge base sections of the UNAVCO web site including GNSS receiver
software download support and documentation, field procedures, equipment
support.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

·           Bachelor’s degree in geophysics, geodesy, engineering or similar
field or equivalent experience required.

·           A minimum of three years of relevant experience in GNSS
applications, or equivalent education and experience.

·           Valid driver’s license and a UNAVCO-insurable driving record.

 

 

TO APPLY: 

 

Interested candidates should visit our website at www.unavco.org/careers for
additional information and to submit application materials, résumé, and
cover letter.  PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS, FAXES, EMAILS, MAIL-INS OR WALK-INS.  

 

 

UNAVCO (www.unavco.org <http://www.unavco.org/> ) is a Colorado research,
nonprofit membership-governed organization that facilitates geosciences
research and education using geodesy. UNAVCO is funded through the National
Science Foundation (NSF) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration
(NASA).  Member organizations are primarily research universities who study
deformation of the Earth's crust, addressing mechanisms for large and small
scale tectonic features and processes, such as earthquakes, volcanoes, plate
motion, faulting and folding, and mountain building.

 

UNAVCO offers a very competitive set of benefits including medical,
dental/vision insurance, STD, LTD, Life insurance, and TIAA-CREF.  Salary
will be commensurate with responsibilities and experience.  UNAVCO is an
equal opportunity employer committed to employing a highly qualified staff
that reflects the diversity of our nation. 

 

UNAVCO is an AA/EEO Employer

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