Job Opportunity: Field Engineer (Entry Level)
UNAVCO Human Resources
hr at unavco.org
Thu Jul 9 16:17:59 UTC 2020
Do you love geoscience? Do you love to do fieldwork? If you desire to be
part of a hard-working and fun-loving team within a customer-oriented and
collaborative environment supporting earth science research, then
Engineer I* position may be the job for you.
For over three decades, UNAVCO has spearheaded the use of cutting-edge
technology while providing robust operational support for researchers
exploring tectonics (earthquakes, volcanoes, plate tectonics), the
deformation of ice, the Earth's response to groundwater, sea level, and
aspects of the hydrosphere, and atmosphere. We operate the Geodetic
Facility for the Advancement of GeoScience, known as the GAGE Facility, and
host the NSF’s Geodesy Data Archive, which provides cyberinfrastructure to
support the full data life cycle and interoperability with other national
and international Earth science Data Centers. To learn more about UNAVCO,
click here <https://youtu.be/yxLMk120vMU> to watch a brief video.
As a field engineer, you will act as an ambassador for UNAVCO and will be
responsible for developing and maintaining professional relationships with
onsite contacts, ranch managers, and government personnel as well as
outside agencies and research institutes.
The *Field Engineer I* position is an excellent opportunity for someone to
work on a myriad of interesting tasks with Principle
Investigators on project support for the National Science Foundation
Division of Earth Sciences (EAR) and the Office of Polar Programs (OOP)
within the Geoscience Directorate (GEO). UNAVCO operates a multinational
network of geophysical instrumentation on behalf of the National Science
Foundation. The Network of the Americas (NOTA) is comprised of over 1200
geophysical stations (GPS/GNSS, borehole strainmeter + seismic) that span
Alaska, the lower 48 states, Mexico, Central America, and the
Caribbean. Field Engineers working with Polar Programs may travel up to
three and a half months per year in direct support of Polar projects,
including in Alaska, Greenland, and Antarctica.
*To apply for the Field Engineer I position visit our website
We are unable to provide sponsorship for work authorization within the
United States. UNAVCO is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative
action employer. UNAVCO values diverse perspectives and backgrounds in all
positions within the organization and is fully committed to achieving a
diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and State laws, and
regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. UNAVCO
supports a safe work environment for all staff. As part of our commitment,
UNAVCO conducts background checks.
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