Fairweather, LLC
  • 19-Jun-2014 to 13-Jul-2014 (AKST)
  • Fairweather
  • Anchorage, AK, USA
  • DOE
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Job Title:      Remote Science Technologist                      Pay Status:     Hourly

Report to:    Operations                                                   FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt


To apply for this position, you must submit an online application through our website at www.fairweather.com/careers. We will not accept resumes in lieu of an application.  However, you may electronically attach your cover letter and resume to your application.


Purpose of Position:

Remote Science Technologist will operate and maintain AMF3 equipment in remote location in Alaska.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Monitor status of AMF3 systems
  • Provide general technical assistance with data acquisition systems and networking
  • Work with personnel in the field via phone or e-mail communication to diagnose and repair malfunctioning computer systems, scientific instruments, power generation, and electronic equipment, and prepare Corrective Maintenance (CM) forms to describe completed work
  • Launch radiosonde/sounding balloons and verify data collection
  • Carefully and thoroughly document installation configuration and changes in configuration of remote station computer systems, equipment and instruments
  • Complete daily rounds to include inspecting/maintaining instruments and completing Preventative Maintenance (PM) forms
  • Assist in planning and preparing for the installation, replacement and repair of computer systems, scientific instruments and electronic equipment
  • Reinstall Total Sky Imager (TSI), Multi-Filter Radiometer (MFR) and Cimel Sunphotometer (CSPHOT) instruments
  • Replace other instruments with fresh, calibrated units
  • Calibrate Microwave Radiometer (MWR) with liquid nitrogen
  • Inventory tools and spare parts
  • Assist with episodic field campaigns
  • Manage shipping and receiving for the site
  • Request supplies as needed
  • Assist in training other personnel at the site as needed
  • Clear snow at doorways, stairways, vents and on/around instruments during inclement weather
  • Keep equipment, tools, workspace and common areas clean, and in good order
  • Other additional tasks as assigned



Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to work with minimum direct supervision and possess self-motivation
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Ability to work in Arctic field environment for extended periods of time
  • Demonstrated and verifiable interpersonal skills
  • Experience and moderate proficiency with Microsoft Windows and Office Suite, including Outlook


Minimum Qualifications:


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Five years of technical experience or technical training required
  • Electronic equipment, computer system and scientific instrument hardware installation experience required
  • Knowledge of meteorological measurement systems, solar radiation measurements equipment, radar systems and data loggers required



Disclaimer:  The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required as they are subject to change.  This description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
Fairweather, LLC


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