Electrical Engineer Intern

internship - part time,

Lowell Observatory
Flagstaff, AZ
Closed
Posted 95 Days ago
Lowell Observatory
Flagstaff, AZ
internship - part time,
Posted 95 Days ago
Closed

Description

What job title, keywords Where city, state, country Home View All Jobs ( 2,437,876 ) Job Information Lowell Observatory Electrical Engineer Intern in Flagstaff , Arizona This job was posted by http://www.azjobconnection.gov : For more information, please see: http://www.azjobconnection.gov/ada/r/jobs/3432388 POSITION ANNOUNCEMENTElectrical Engineer InternThe Electrical Engineer Intern will assist with a project at the Navy Precision Optical Interferometer (NPOI). The specific duties of the intern will be assistance with maintenance & updating current electrical and electronic systems associated with the telescope infrastructure, and design & implementation of updated systems for a NPOI project to implement three 1-meter telescopes at NPOI. This position is supervised by Astronomer Gerard van Belle. The Astronomer will ensure the Electrical Engineer Intern makes adequate progress, but in general the Intern will work independently. This position is subject to available grant funding.RESPONSIBILITIESThe Electrical Engineer Intern is expected to perform directed engineering and technical work in astronomy with the Astronomer. Specific tasks include designing of electronic and electrical infrastructure structures, measurement and evaluation of existing electrical and electrical infrastructure, and implementation of new infrastructure as they are manufactured. Supervisors may assign the Electrical Engineer Intern other related duties as deemed appropriate.QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPECTATIONSThe Electrical Engineer Intern should have demonstrated proficiency in use of computers, particularly as it applies to Electrical Engineering drafting and design work. Excellent programming skills in software packages agreeable to the Electrical Engineer Intern and supervisor are essential. Fluency with operating systems and word processing software is required; specific platforms and software systems are to be agreed to by the Electrical Engineer Intern and Supervisor. Hands-on, outdoors implementing work for NPOI will be a significant portion of this position.Computer and public speaking skills sufficient to assemble and deliver a research presentation to a professional audience are required.Periodic consultations and progress reports with supervisors are expected, but in general, this position will work independently once a project is assigned to them. They must be able to prioritize tasks, set schedules, and complete complex projects on time and within deadlines. Due to the fixed-term nature of research grants from which the Electrical Engineer Intern will ordinarily be paid, work hours in the evening and on weekends are possible. Occasional work hours from sunset to sunrise will be required as observing runs at telescopes require.The Electrical Engineer Intern is expected to reflect the professional and collegial environment the Observatory strives to maintain.EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONMinimum requirement for this position is an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering and related areas, or enrollment and pursuit of such a degree. Preference given to Electrical Engineering or directly related fields. This person must be familiar with appropriate programming environments, such as Python and/or C/C++, and have a command of the Linux and/or Windows environments.WORKING CONDITIONSOften working at a computer and sitting for extended periods. Climbing a ladder of roughly 8 feet. Lifting and moving items of up to 25lbs. Some flexibility is required to maneuver through access hatches of the 1 meter enclosures. Moving throughout the campus, on sometimes uneven terrain.Status:Part Time Regular, HourlyCompensation:DOE, Approved range $13-$16/hour Term:Summer 2019 with possible extension. (Est. May 13th-August 23rd 2019)Benefit Eligible:Limited Part Time Benefits*Location:Flagstaff, Lowell Observatory's Anderson Mesa site (14 miles ESE of Flagstaff)FLSA Classification:Non -ExemptTo Apply: Please send the following documents to humanresources@lowell.edu.Application (http://lowell.edu/about/employment)ResumeLetter of interest addressing your q ualificationsPhone numbers and e-mail addresses of three referencesDeadline: First round of review of applications will begin April 22nd. Open until Filled *Part Time employees will receive sick time accrual according to AZ state law. After 6 months of employment, part time employees are eligible to participate in a 5% match if they contribute 5% or more to their retirement plan, as well as 2 paid personal days per year.Lowell Observatory is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital and family status.Lowell Observatory provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. This nonsmoking campus is at an elevation of 7,000 ft/2100m. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Human Resources office for assistance.VERSION April 11, 2019/HR Current Search Criteria Lowell Observatory Electrical Engineer Intern Flagstaff Arizona Clear All if ($('#direct_applyDiv').length) { $('.direct_highlightedText').contents().filter(function() { return this.nodeType == 3; }).each(function() { this.textContent = this.textContent.replace(' in', ''); }); $('.search-container').hide(); $('#direct_wideHeader').css('height','auto'); }; /* hide facet (hide) */ if($('#direct_disambiguationDiv h3 .direct_highlightedText:contains("(hide)")')) { $('#direct_disambiguationDiv h3 .direct_highlightedText:contains("(hide)")').parent().hide(); $('#direct_facetDisambig').hide(); }

Skills

electrical engineering, electricity, assembly, engineering design, microsoft word, research, python, public speaking, microsoft windows, linux, css, event planning, microsoft access, organization, operating systems

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