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Aquatic Technician

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Employer:
University of Wyoming
Job Field:
Fisheries
Job Type:
Full Time
Location:
Wyoming
Location Detail:
Laramie
Job Description:

OB PURPOSE:

To develop, install and maintain aquatic sensor network and associated data streams in support of WyACT, a 5-year NSF-funded project. This position may be filled for 4 years, subject to annual performance evaluations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop, install and maintain aquatic sensor network and associated data streams  

  • Deploy and maintain lake buoys  

  • Coordinate use and maintenance of research boat 

  • Data QA/QC 

  • Initial data preparation and visualization 

SUPPLEMENTAL FUNCTIONS:

  • 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.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Analysis/Problem Identification
  • Independence
  • Influence
  • Quality Orientation
  • Service Orientation
  • Technical/Professional Knowledge

REMOTE WORK ELIGIBILITY:

This position provides vital support to campus customers and requires the successful candidate be available to work on campus.

Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Associate’s degree in a related field and 5 years work-related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Interest and experience with data management 

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team 

  • Strong work ethic and willingness to learn 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • M.S. degree in ecology, environmental science, engineering, or related field  

  • Demonstrated experience and capability with sensor installation, operation and development  

  • Experience with boat operation and maintenance 

  • Experience with large data streams 

  • Strong quantitative analysis skills 

  • Field experience in lake and reservoir environments 

  • Interest in climate change research 

  • Strong oral and written communication skills 

How to Apply:

REQUIRED MATERIALS:  

Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V., and contact information for at least three (3) work-related references.  The deadline to submit applications is Thursday, December 15th, 2022 at 11:59pm

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