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Electronic Technician Positions at the USGS (Pasadena, San Diego)

Date: 05/27/2016

On behalf of Valerie Thomas, USGS/Caltech Seismo Lab:

The USGS Earthquake Science Center in Pasadena are hiring two Electronics Technicians to support the
Southern California Seismic Network.

The USGS is seeking Electronics Technicians with experience and skill operating and maintaining sophisticated electronic seismic, telemetry, and computer systems.

The position is part of a USGS-university team that operates and maintains over 300 realtime seismic stations in southern California as part of Advanced National Seismic System. Some specific duties include:

-Install, configure, diagnose, and repair sophisticated electronic seismic and GPS station components including seismometers, dataloggers, Earthworm hub computers, GPS receivers, power systems, solar panels, batteries, chargers, telephone circuits, satellite equipment, cellular modems, analog and digital radios, microwave radios, antennas, towers, computer networking equipment (routers, hubs and switches), and FM discriminators.
-Plan, design, and fabricate state-of-the-art telemetry and electronic systems as part of the installation or upgrade of seismic and GPS stations.
-Document work performed.
-Collaborates with other personnel setting maintenance priorities and planning work schedules.
-Maintains inventory and purchase field supplies and equipment for the field team.

Do you want to be part of an innovative research science organization?  Would you like to join a team of professionals committed to preserving our natural resources and environment?  If so, please join us by applying online at the links below.

Openings for these full-time, permanent positions (GS-0856-09/11) exist in Pasadena office of the Earthquake Science Center and remote duty station in either San Diego or Imperial Counties in California.  
US citizenship is required.  Only online applications will be accepted.  The federal government is an equal opportunity employer. Please, apply only if you have experience that is relevant to this opportunity.

The deadline for applications is Monday, June 13.

Apply online at
DEU [open to all US citizens]:
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/439570800/ (Pasadena, CA)
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/439572300/ (San Diego or Imperial Counties)

Merit Promotion [open to current & former federal employees with status]:
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/439570800/  (Pasadena, CA)
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/439572300/  (San Diego or Imperial Counties)