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Geophysics Area at The Research School of Earth Sciences, The Australian National University is seeking to appoint an Operations Manager at the Warramunga Seismic and Infrasound Research Station, 35km from Tennant Creek, Northern Territory.
The Research Station operates a 24-element seismic array and an 8-element infrasound array as part of the International Monitoring System for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO). Data is transmitted by satellite link to the International Data Centre in Vienna. Information about CTBTO can be found at: https://www.ctbto.org/
The Operations Manager is responsible for the operation and routine maintenance of the Warramunga Seismic and Infrasound Research Station, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory. The duties include operating the seismic and infrasound monitoring facilities and servicing, troubleshooting, repairing and modifying a wide range of scientific, power system and communication equipment.
To excel in this role, you will have a degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering (or equivalent), technical experience in the maintenance and repair of electronic equipment, and knowledge of a broad range of digital and analogue electronics, including UHF telemetry, PC systems and mechanical equipment. Due to the remoteness of our facility, you will commute daily from Tennant Creek. Your ability to engage in fieldwork in harsh environments, which includes equipment maintenance and preventive measures such as vegetation slashing and firebreak construction and maintenance, is essential. A current driver’s licence (preferably 4WD) is mandatory. Your ability to lead by example and excellent communication and interpersonal skills will enable you to foster respectful and productive working relationships with staff, students and colleagues at all levels within RSES in line with the RSES Culture Statement.
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