|The Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering Department is searching for an Engineering Assistant III/Engineer I to join their team. This is a regular casual position and is not eligible for benefits.
Develop a prototype and test plan for a new piece of oceanographic equipment already conceptualized and initially tested. Use the prototype and test plan to gather sufficient data to evaluate the long term usefullness of the equipment.
Strong record of hands on and innovative engineering design and test work compared to a typical student, prior experience with submersible or glider systems.
Undergraduate or graduate student in engineering, or a very recent graduate from the same.
Physical duties for this position include but are not limited to ability to lift up to 30 lbs independently (50 lbs with assistance) above the shoulder, shoulder to knee and knee to floor, visual abilities to include depth perception, ability to see peripherally, ability to adjust vision to bring objects into focus, ability to distinguish basic colors. This position includes frequent/prolonged standing/walking, use of hands for fine/basic grasping and manipulation, occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and crouching. May be exposed to dust or other irritants, grease and oils, electrical/mechanical/power equipment hazards, odorous chemicals and specimens. Physical duties are subject to change.
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