The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.
This position is grant funded and considered at-will employment.
To develop, install and maintain a hydrologic network and associated data streams on the Wind River Indian Reservation in support of the Office of the Tribal Water Engineers, WRIR Office of Homeland Security WY ACT, a 5-year NSF-funded project.
Under limited supervision, provide technical advice and service to faculty, staff and students requiring a high degree of advanced skill and expertise in the operation, fabrication, maintenance and repair of complex equipment and systems.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Perform highly-skilled, advanced work in the development, fabrication and assembly of equipment and apparatus.
- Determine, recommend, and procure equipment, materials and tools required to meet the technical and research needs of a department.
- Review design specifications and construct prototypes of new or modified pieces of equipment including testing and recommending design changes.
- Evaluate and perform advanced troubleshooting of computer, mechanical, electrical and electronic equipment to determine the nature of malfunctions and extent of repair or modification required to properly repair equipment.
- Perform advanced calibration of equipment and instruments and monitor performance to ensure they are in proper working condition.
- May assist in performing advanced tasks specifically related to electronics, computers, mechanical, and electrical systems and components.
- Consult with research personnel to determine the nature of technical requirements for advanced research projects; advise regarding appropriate materials or equipment needed to support the research.
- May perform all other duties of lower positions within the Technician series.
- Prepare technical repair manuals and technical reports on the progress of projects, as directed.
- Instruct others on troubleshooting, repairing, installation, and operation of equipment.
- Recommend equipment and supply purchases, as needed.
- Analysis/Problem Identification
- Quality Orientation
- Service Orientation
- Technical/Professional Knowledge
REMOTE WORK ELIGIBILITY:
This position is eligible for remote work and/or a flexible work schedule.
Education: Associate’s degree in a related field
Experience: 5 years work-related experience in the construction, repair and maintenance of mechanical or electronic equipment
Required licensure, certification, registration or other requirements:
- Valid driver’s license with a motor vehicle record (MVR) that is compliant with the University Vehicle Use Policy.
- Experience in hydrologic instrumentation, hydrology, climate or atmospheric sciences, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
- Demonstrated experience and capability with hydrologic watershed environmental sensor development, installation, calibration, and operation.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references.
UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.
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