Thread: Engineer III/ Seismic Projects R&D

Started: 2022-01-05 15:26:49
Last activity: 2022-01-05 15:26:49
Bruce Beaudoin
2022-01-05 15:26:49
Institution: IRIS PASSCAL Instrument Center
Open Until: 2022-04-01

IRIS/PASSCAL seeks an Engineer III to join our hardware team supporting the development of solutions for a broad range of challenges encountered when testing equipment and installing autonomous, geophysical stations in remote regions.

Core responsibilities are to support routine testing of PASSCAL equipment and supporting PASSCAL engineering projects in the lab and in the field as needed. Duties include: Routine testing of PASSCAL’s hardware; research new products, materials and technologies that could advance the equipment pools and optimize support for PI experiments; support development of new methods for testing seismic instrumentation and ancillary scientific equipment; develop specialized equipment to support geophysical installations in all environments; produce reports and maintain documentation, including web content, related to testing of scientific equipment; and as appropriate, participate in fieldwork supporting seismic experiments.

Bachelor’s degree required in Engineering plus Three (3) years or more directly related experience. Master’s degree required in Engineering plus two (2) years or more directly related experience. Demonstrated mechanical engineering design capabilities required. Working knowledge of DC power systems required. Familiarity with time series data formats required. Proficient in mechanical engineering required. Able to analyze data logger and power systems performance required. Proficient in technical writing and communication of technical concepts required. Proficient with CAD and modeling software and tools desired. Working knowledge of RF systems and component desired. Working knowledge of seismometers or scientific grade sensors desired. Advanced knowledge of data loggers and analog to digital conversion desired. Advanced knowledge of telemetry systems desired. Field experience in a mixture of locations, including very remote areas desired. Proficient in programming and scripting for device automation desired. Must be able to obtain a valid Passport and a NM Driver’s License. Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Applicants should submit a resume, a letter of professional interests, and the names and addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers of three references to:

New Mexico Tech, Human Resources, 801 Leroy Pl. Brown Hall Box 234, Socorro, NM 87801

email application and include job title as subject line to: nmtjobapps<at>
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