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Open Position at USGS in Pasadena

Date: 03/14/2018

On Behalf of Mark Alvarez, USGS:

Physical Science Technician, Pasadena California

Position Open until 3/30/2018
US Citizenship required

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USGS Science for a Changing World. Do you want to be part of an innovative research science organization?
Would you like to work with a team of professionals committed to preserving our natural resources and environment?
If you answered "yes" to these questions, then this job is for you. Join the USGS and be on your way to a rewarding future.

As a Physical Science Technician within the Earthquake Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:

- Maintain, design, test, calibrate and install a variety of seismic and geodetic instrumentation systems within the Southern California Seismic Network.
-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.
-Collaborate with other personnel to establish maintenance priorities and prepare work schedules.
-Maintain inventory and purchase field supplies and equipment for the field team.
- Advise on the feasibility of installing instrumentation at suggested structures.
-Obtain permits for the installation of new seismic stations in addition to maintaining existing relationships with land owners and the general public.


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