[unav_all] Job Openings - Engineer I/II/III at UNAVCO, Boulder, CO

Roseanne Scheske scheske at unavco.org
Thu Jan 17 09:43:32 MST 2013


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> UNAVCO is seeking to fill two Engineer positions for our COCONeT Facility.
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> Interested in joining a talented and dynamic team in Boulder, CO?
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> UNAVCO, a non-profit university-governed consortium, facilitates geoscience research and education using geodesy.
> We challenge ourselves to transform human understanding of the changing Earth by enabling the integration of innovative technologies, open geodetic observations, and research, from pole to pole.
> Visit our website at www.unavco.org for more information about geodesy and our work. If you are interested in joining our team apply online at www.unavco.org/careers.  Please no calls from agencies or recruiters.
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> Overview
>  UNAVCO is seeking to fill two Engineer positions for our COCONeT Facility.
>  Note: For detailed position descriptions for the different career opportunities please see our posting at www.unavco.org/careers.
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> Purpose
> Our Engineers manage and implement routine to complex geophysical projects via hands-on fieldwork, or network and communication maintenance. Our senior engineers are engaged in logistics, site reconnaissance, site selection, permitting, installation activities, maintenance, network configuration, station communications and/or data flow activities as well.
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> Essential Responsibilities
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> Assist and or manage and implement single geophysical projects, which may include: logistics, site reconnaissance, site selection, permitting, installation activities, maintenance, testing of equipment and systems, and data flow activities.
> Assist and/or manage logistics, site reconnaissance, site selection, permitting, installation activities, maintenance, network configuration, station communications and data flow activities, and design and/or test new systems.
> Assist or manage with specifying station configurations and data collection strategies along with developing related cost estimates and project budgets.
> Identify, troubleshoot, and solve technical issues related to hardware, software, and data communications.
> Prepare detailed technical project documentation and prepares required reports. Prepares content for UNAVCO web site with minimum editorial review.
> Work within UNAVO mission, policy and budget guidelines. Assist and/or manage budgets, budget proposals and related reporting.
> Contribute to scientific and engineering presentations on geophysical project results.
> This position requires travel or response to external events outside established working hours.
> Other duties may be assigned as necessary for the successful operation of the business.
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> Job Qualifications
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> UNAVCO Core Competencies
> Accountability and Responsibility
> Relationship Building
> Skilled Problem Solver
> Customer Focus
> Strategic Thinking
> Builds Talent
> Business Acumen
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> Education and Work Experience
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> Level I:
> Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Earth science or similar field or equivalent specialized work experience and one year experience in engineering, Earth science research, or other relevant technical experience or a combination of relative education and experience.
> Knowledge of geophysical methodologies and instrumentation, data communications, and power systems.
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> Level II:
> Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Earth science or allied field and three years experience in engineering, Earth science research, or other relevant technical experience; OR Masters degree in engineering, Earth science or similar field and one year experience; OR a Ph.D. degree in engineering, Earth science or similar field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
> Strong knowledge of geophysical methodologies and instrumentation, data communications, and power systems.
> Proven ability to plan and coordinate complex geophysical research projects.
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> Level III:
> Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Earth science or similar field and six years experience in engineering, Earth science research, or other relevant technical experience; OR Masters degree in engineering, Earth science or similar field and four years experience; OR a Ph.D. degree in engineering, Earth science or similar field and two years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience should include technical or project leadership.
> Advanced knowledge of geophysical 
> methodologies and instrumentation, computers, networking, data communications, and power systems.
> Is expected to have a working knowledge of federal grant requirements including procurement standards and allowable costs and be able to transfer that knowledge to others.
> Ability to manage multiple engineering tasks in parallel.
> Note: To perform the Engineer I, II, or III position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of knowledge, skill, and/or ability required and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with this position.
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