Thread: Seismic Field Technician Job Posting

Started: 2019-03-19 18:45:59
Last activity: 2019-03-19 18:45:59
Robert (Contractor) Anthony
2019-03-19 18:45:59
Title: SCA Field Engineer Technician III

Job Number: 1079091

Location: Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory, Albuquerque, NM, US

*About the Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory (ASL):*

We install, operate, and maintain the US Geological Survey (USGS) component
of the Global Seismographic Network (GSN), the backbone of the Advanced
National Seismic System (ANSS), the Central Eastern United States Network
(CEUSN), as well as a number of regional seismic networks. Along with
operating these networks, the ASL ensures the quality and integrity of the

GSN and ANSS data is used for real-time seismic monitoring by the USGS
National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC), for tsunami warnings by the
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Tsunami Warning
Centers, for nuclear test monitoring by the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty
Organization (CTBTO) and the US Air Force, and for scientific research. Our
scientific research on earthquake processes, Earth structure and other
geophysical problems is used by a broad community of international users.

*Job description:*

KBRwyle Technology Solutions under contract to USGS at the ASL, is seeking
an entry level field technician to provide installation, maintenance,
operations, and technical support for global seismological systems. Day to
day duties are performed at the ASL with frequent deployment to US and
remote global locations.

Relocation assistance may be available for qualified candidates.

*Job requirements:*

- Structured classroom training in theory and operation of digital
electronic components, data acquisition systems, and seismic data systems,
or equivalent electronics, from an accredited training school.
- 2+ years of experience in the operation and maintenance of digital
seismic data acquisition systems which include seismometers, amplifiers,
analog to digital converters, computers, seismic recorders, timing systems,
and electronic test equipment. Equivalent electronic systems experience may
be substituted for direct seismic systems experience.
- Ability to travel and perform work in the US and at remote foreign
- Ability to follow security, safety, and environmental requirements
associated with foreign travel.
- Ability to work with people with diverse technological, language and
cultural backgrounds.
- AS in electronics or associated degree plus 2 years of related
experience; or in lieu of a degree, 4 years of related experience.
- US Citizenship.


- Experience analyzing, troubleshooting, diagnosing, and performing
repairs to seismological systems, including data acquisition and data
processing systems, analog borehole and surface seismometers, and radio
telemetry systems.
- Experience evaluating new technologies to solve unique system problems
or shortcomings, including telemetry systems, remote control systems, and
hardware/software design changes.
- An understanding and working knowledge of transducers including
microbarographs, anemometers, magnetometers, GPS receivers, thermocouples
and other ancillary state-of-health instrumentation.
- Ability to review seismic waveforms.
- Familiarity with computer aided design tools used to develop or record
system configuration drawings.

Apply online at:

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age,
national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or
beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local

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