Thread: Field Technician

Started: 2019-05-15 13:55:52
Last activity: 2019-05-15 13:55:52
Helen Olivette
2019-05-15 13:55:52
Institution: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
Open Until: 2019-06-30

This position is located on the Lamont Campus in Rockland County, NY.

Provide technical support for the Lamont-Doherty Cooperative Seismographic Network (LCSN, URL: Activity includes preparation, installation, operation and repair of seismic equipment used to monitor earthquakes. Field work to average 25-35% of the time, seasonally (that is,
5-10 days a month, less in winter, more in summer) in the eastern United States.

Maintain existing seismic stations in NY, NJ, CT, PA, DE, MD, VT, NH and OH. Service trips as scheduled and whenever problems occur. Effort includes installation, maintenance and minor repair of electronic equipment for earthquake monitoring: seismometers, Ethernet radios and power supplies (including batteries and solar panels).

Make GPS and radio antenna coaxial cables, Ethernet, seismometer and other various cables. Minor repair and testing of electronic equipment: seismometers, recorders, Ethernet radios.

Maintain drum recorder and assist other Seismology program participants as needed.

For detailed information about this position and to submit your application and résumé, please visit our online application site at:

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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