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SCA Field Engineering Technician III

Company name
KBR, Inc.

South San Francisco, CA, United States

Employment Type

Engineering, Bluecollar

Posted on
Jul 10,2019

Valid Through
Oct 23,2019

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KBR, under

contract to US Geological Survey (USGS), is seeking an Engineering Technician

to provide field support in support of the USGS Earthquake Science Center

mission in Menlo Park, California. The USGS requires installation, operation,

and maintenance of seismic stations in the National Strong Motion Network

(NSNM) and Northern California Seismic Network (NCSN) as part of the Earthquake

Monitoring Project. 



successful candidate will be responsible for a wide variety of equipment used

for seismic monitoring, structural health monitoring, power distribution, and




assistance may be available for qualified candidates.



Installation of new

sites and upgrading and maintaining existing sites with state-of-the-art digital

seismic recording equipment. The work requires understanding of and the ability

to install, configure, and troubleshoot sophisticated electronic components

including but not limited to seismometers, data loggers, power systems,

cellular modems, and radios.Reconnaissance of

structures, utilizing plans, drawings, and records from previous site visits;

documents both structural and non-structural peculiarities that could hamper

system installation, influence transducer response, or in any way compromise

reliable system operation.Monitoring of

station operations and assisting USGS Technicians in addressing outages quickly

to minimize impacts on the whole system.Keeping proper

records and documentation, including, but not limited to, station maintenance

histories, field files, landowner information, and equipment databases. Submits

accurate change forms when altering station configuration. Assist in permitting

as required. Working with USGS technicians

and scientists from USGS and other institutions on special studies and field

response to significant earthquakes.Travel on a

frequent basis to station locations in northern California and the immediate

surrounding region.','!*!


AA or AS degree

plus 2 years of related experience; or in lieu of a degree, 4 years of related





Minimum of 2 years

of relevant experience performing tasks similar to those aboveThorough

understanding and experience applying the principles, theories, and practices

of electronics in order to install, repair, maintain, test, and modify digital

electronic circuits, communications links, and electro-mechanical systems, and

observatory quality digital seismological field equipment with critical

tolerance or performance characteristics.Knowledge of and

experience with observatory quality digital, real-time seismograph network field

and laboratory operations.Knowledge of Advanced

National Seismic System (ANSS) field system equipment, including component and

parts compatibility.Working knowledge

of the installation and operation of seismograph stations and/or electronic

equipment.Working knowledge

of the use of field seismic network computer software.Must be in good

physical condition, having the ability to lift heavy objects, work in adverse

conditions, climb vertical ladders up to distances of 120 feet, work in

confined spaces, and maneuver in tight areas above building ceilings, to

include interstitial spaces.Strong

interpersonal and communication skillsGeneral experience

using Microsoft Project, Excel, PowerPoint, and WordAttention to detail



US Citizenship

requiredValid state

driver’s license and a safe driving record required

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. ','Field Engineering','US-US-CA-South San Francisco','','','SCA Field Engineering Technician III

Company info

KBR, Inc.
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Company Profile
KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program life cycle within the Government Services and Hydrocarbons sectors. KBR employs approximately 34​,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures)​, with customers in more than 80 countries, and operations in 40 countries, across three synergistic global businesses: Government Services, serving government customers globally, including capabilities that cover the full life-cycle of defense, space, aviation and other government programs and missions from research and development, through systems engineering, test and evaluation, program management, to operations, maintenance, and field logistics Technology & Consulting, including proprietary technology focused on the monetization of hydrocarbons (especially natural gas and natural gas liquids) in ethylene and petrochemicals; ammonia, nitric acid and fertilizers; oil refining; gasification; oil and gas consulting; integrity management; naval architecture and proprietary hulls; and downstream consulting Engineering & Construction, including onshore oil and gas; LNG (liquefaction and regasification)/GTL; oil refining; petrochemicals; chemicals; fertilizers; differentiated EPC; maintenance services (Brown & Root Industrial Services); offshore oil and gas (shallow-water, deep-water, subsea); floating solutions (FPU, FPSO, FLNG & FSRU); and program management ​KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, integrated EPC delivery and long term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.​​

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