Polar Field Engineer II opportunity at UNAVCO, CLOSES OCT 1
Dear Cryolist Members,
UNAVCO is seeking a Field Engineer to join the Polar Group. UNAVCO, Inc is a non-profit, university-governed consortium that facilitates geoscience research and education using geodesy. This position, based in Boulder, CO, would focus on supporting geodetic projects Polar regions.
Polar Engineers are responsible for the successful development, planning and evolution of polar geodetic project support for the National Science Foundation Office of Polar Programs. This includes review and implementation of Principal Investigator (PI) GPS and Terrestrial LiDAR support requirements and workflow planning; development and installation of integrated GPS, power and communications technology for remote polar applications; oversight of polar campaign equipment pool; planning and provisioning of field support for technically and logistically complex projects; scheduling equipment and sufficient work time to ensure the successful execution of multiple project efforts. This position requires field instrumentation operation in challenging environments, desktop processing of data collected from GPS, LiDAR and Small Uncrewed Aerial Systems (sUAS) systems as well as day to day and project specific equipment testing and management. Up to three and a half months travel is required in direct support of Polar projects, including in Alaska, Greenland and Antarctica.