Engineering Technician 4

Develops, administers and implements engineering support to maintain research programs at NOAA/ATDD.

Assists others in installing, operating, and maintaining monitoring instruments and testing equipment necessary for meteorological experiments involving air, land, and water interactions.
Under direction, performs tests or experiments to test potential new instrumentation for utilization by NOAA/ATDD.
Assist to diagnose and resolve equipment failures and data quality issues.
Assist with data management, data processing, and data analysis for NOAA/ATDD projects.

Associate’s degree in engineering, science, or a related field and 2-4 years of job related experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience performing duties as described may be substituted for the minimum requirements.

Performs assigned tasks from detailed instructions and established procedures.
Works under close supervision and work is reviewed for soundness of technical judgment and for following the defined policies and procedures.
Limited use and/or application of basic principles, theories, and concepts.
Develops solutions to routine technical problems of limited scope.
Contributes to completion of routine technical tasks. Failure to achieve results can normally be overcome without serious effect on schedules and programs.
Contacts are primarily with immediate supervisor, project leaders, and other professionals in ATDD.
Must be able to travel up to 20%, carry 50 lbs, and obtaining climbing certification
Familiarity with weather related remote sensing instrumentation preferred.

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