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[Met-jobs] Vacancy: Research Technician II at the University of Delaware’s Delaware Environmental Observing System (USA)

From "Roger Brugge" <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Thu, 6 Jun 2013 18:18:04 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

Research Technician II (Meteorological Technician)

Pay Grade: 27N

Job Link: <http://www.udel.edu/001775>

The University of Delaware’s Delaware Environmental Observing System
(DEOS) is seeking applicants for the position of Meteorological
Technician for DEOS. This position provides a unique opportunity to
contribute to the development of an automated environmental monitoring
network designed to serve the State of Delaware, Chester County in
Pennsylvania, and the surrounding Delmarva Peninsula. This is a
grant-funded position and continuation is contingent upon funding.
Responsibilities include installing and maintaining environmental
monitoring stations across Delmarva. Travel to remote sites using a DEOS
vehicle. Install and test sensors and electronic equipment at new and
existing installations. Troubleshoot and repair/replace failed sensors
and electronic equipment as needed with possible emergency management
deadlines.

Applicants should possess a bachelor’s degree in meteorology,
atmospheric science, or other job-related discipline with a year of
experience in electronics or field work in meteorological data analysis
or instrumentation. Related progressive experience beyond a high school
diploma or GED may be substituted for required education or additional
related education may be substituted for required experience. Successful
applicant must be able to communicate effectively and interact well with
people of all ages and diverse backgrounds. Employment requires a valid
driver’s license (Class D). Applicants must be able to lift and carry
heavy objects (up to 60 lbs), climb ladders and communications towers
(up to 30 feet), and to work outdoors with regular exposure to adverse
weather conditions.

Applicants may apply online at <http://www.udel.edu/001775>. Please
address any questions to Daniel Leathers, Delaware Environmental
Observing System, 216 Pearson Hall, University of Delaware, Newark,
Delaware 19716-2541 (Email: <leathers@udel.edu> / Phone: 302.831.8764).

The UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer which
encourages applications from Minority Group Members and Women.

Kevin Brinson
DEOS Systems Manager
Associate State Climatologist
State Coordinator of CoCoRAHS Delaware
University of Delaware



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