This position will provide technical support to the Space and Geophysics Laboratory which designs, builds, and deploys position, navigation, and timing systems.
Fabricate electrical and mechanical assemblies for both prototype and production GPS systems. Assist engineering staff in the design and testing of electrical and mechanical systems. Troubleshoot and repair hardware components. Document hardware modifications and system upgrades.
Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.
Other related functions as assigned, occasional domestic travel, and after-hours support.
High school graduation or GED. Seven years of experience in the construction construction of electrical and mechanical system with knowledge of standard shop machines and measuring tools. This position will require attention to detail, effective problem solving skills and excellent judgment. Must possess a valid driver's license. Ability to work independently, maintain a professional demeanor, work as a team member without daily supervision, and effectively communicate with diverse groups of people. U.S. Citizen. Applicant selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information at the level appropriate to the project requirements. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Have an Associate's degree in electronics technology, electronics technician, or networking and computer electronics and 10 years of experience in the construction of electrical and mechanical system with knowledge of standard shop machines and measuring tools. Two or more years related to the development, operation, maintenance, and testing of GPS systems. Experience in documenting of electrical and mechanical assemblies using a CAD program. Have had prior or immediate eligibility for access to classified information.
May work around standard office conditions May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Some weekend, evening and holiday work. May work in shared, windowless office space. Possible intrastate/interstate travel.
A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.
The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.
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