Research Technologist I

The Field Instrument Deployments and Operations (FIDO) Team in the Earth and Environmental Sciences (EES) Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) has an immediate opening for an ARM Technician to support daily operations of the ARM Mobile Facility 1 (AMF1) for the US Department of Energy (DOE) Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) campaign in Baltimore, Maryland.

 

Date posted

May 17, 2024 4:00 pm

Application deadline

June 17, 2024 5:00 pm

Organization

EES at Los Alamos National Laboratory

Location

  • United States

Job description

The Field Instrument Deployments and Operations (FIDO) Team in the Earth and Environmental Sciences (EES) Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) has an immediate opening for an ARM Technician to support daily operations of the ARM Mobile Facility 1 (AMF1) for the US Department of Energy (DOE) Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) campaign in Baltimore, Maryland.
 
Join our mission to serve the international climate research community by deploying and managing field research laboratories for unprecedented data collection all over the world! Learn more about the dynamic work we do here:
https://organizations.lanl.gov/cels/ees-division/earth-system-observations/fido
 
What You Will Do:
 - Travel and deploy to support long-term research campaigns in various locations around the world, beginning with the current deployment in Baltimore
 - Build and foster relationships with technical and project management staff from national labs and research institutions across the country
 - Support daily operations at the ARM Mobile Facility campaign site in Baltimore; this includes routine checks, inventory management, instrument maintenance and repair, and weather balloon launches
 - Receive and document shipments, and assist with outbound shipments
 - Engage the public by leading site tours and hosting visitors to the campaign site
 - Follow all site safety and code of conduct procedures
 
Required Skills:
Communication: Demonstrated interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
Collaboration: 1 year of experience collaborating with a team to achieve shared goals
Organization: 2 years of experience organizing and tracking inventory, and maintaining accurate records
Technical Problem Solving: 2 years of experience troubleshooting electronics, networking protocols, and low-voltage circuits; familiarity with the use of hand tools and digital multimeters
Time Management: Ability to work independently within a team, including the ability to take initiative, prioritize, and meet deadlines
 
Education:
A bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related STEM field from an accredited institution, and 2 years of related work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field.
 
Desired Qualifications:
- 2 years of leadership and/or mentorship experience
- 2 years of experience operating, installing, testing, repairing, and maintaining meteorological instrumentation

Questions may be directed to Jill Sandoval (jksandoval@lanl.gov) or Heath Powers (hpowers@lanl.gov)

 

 

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