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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: June 23, 2020
The Space Sciences Laboratory (SSL) is an Organized Research
Unit (ORU) of the Berkeley campus reporting to the Vice Chancellor
for Research. SSL's primary goal is to foster research in
space-related sciences and to provide education for the next
generation of space scientists. Research at SSL, led by Berkeley
faculty and SSL Senior Fellows, focuses on experiments and
observations carried out in space as well as theoretical and basic
Under general supervision, assembles and tests instrumentation
of moderate complexity for novel laboratory equipment and
Under general supervision, carries out technical work such as
printed circuit board population and soldering, sub component
assembly, application of Polymerics, (Epoxies and Coatings to
completed assemblies and harness fabrication to NASA standards.
Completes and analyzes data; prepares formal engineering
reports, drawings and status reports from the assembly work.
Assists with implementation of testing sub components once
assembled as needed.
Assists with test set ups and monitors data from tests and test
facility equipment status.
Required Qualifications Working knowledge of electrical and
mechanical engineering assembly principles and methods in order to
independently perform professional design work of limited scope and
Working knowledge necessary to begin independent application of
principles, practices and procedures in the completion of
assignments in the field of technical assembly of instrumentation
to NASA standards.
Organizational abilities and decision-making to prioritize work
Effective written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work in a collaborative manner, to assist in
identifying any challenges or barriers.
Good soldering, polymetric and harness assembly skills to NASA
Bachelor's degree in electrical or electronic engineering or
physics or equivalent work experience/education.
Salary & Benefits This is an exempt, monthly paid position.
Annual salary is commensurate with experience.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by
the University visit:
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single
attachment when applying.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a
background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities.
Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews
information received in the context of the job responsibilities.
The University reserves the right to make employment contingent
upon successful completion of the background check.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more
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