Principal Electronics Technician UCO/Lick Observatory 
JOB #: 1909261
Full time; Career  Starting Salary Range: $33.01 - $36.31 /Hourly.Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Initial Review Date: 12-09-2019
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The University of California Observatories (UCO) is a Multi-Campus Research Unit of the University of California, with headquarters at the UC Santa Cruz campus. UCO operates on behalf of the astronomers across the UC system and is comprised of extensive technical facilities, a business office, and telescope and support facilities at the Lick Observatory on Mount Hamilton. UCO provides a scientific and administrative interface to the Keck Observatory on Mauna Kea, Hawaii, and the Thirty Meter Telescope international project, and supports the training of astronomy PhD's throughout the UC system.
Under the direction of the Technical Facilities Manager, the incumbent will perform basic conceptual and detailed electronic designs for instruments in support of astronomical research at UCO. The incumbent will assemble electronic circuits and assemblies, cables and printed circuits. The incumbent will trouble shoot and repair electronics and electrical equipment including installation and testing. The incumbent will advise Principal Investigators, Research Specialists, engineers, technicians and mechanicians on matters involving electrical and electronic instruments and equipment.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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