Aerospace Instrumentation Mechanical Engineer (7115U), Space Sciences Laboratory - 59244
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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: September 29, 2023
Coordinates single component design, supporting analyses, construction planning, assembly oversight and testing.
Acts as a lead or coordinates technicians and shop personnel involved in assembly and testing of component parts.
Develops specifications for aerospace parts procurements.
Works with other research organizations in the development of the component.
Designs electrical, mechanical, electronic and/or optical instruments and of computer-associated systems and equipment.
Performs the recording and reduction of test data for instrument design and evaluation purposes.
Gathers and analyzes information and prepare reports with respect to feasibility, engineering design criteria and performance of their components.
Provides supervision and guidance to engineering technician staff.
Working skills in the design, development and construction of space systems, including one successful aerospace product, namely HERMES ESA and SWFO STIS.
Specialist in at least one discipline (electrical, electronic or mechanical).
Working systems knowledge of other engineering specialties involved in assignments as required for interacting across disciplines to complete entire instrument for flight delivery of NASA project.
Skills in supervising engineering technician staff to ensure objectives are met in adherence to quality standards for part completion, harness fabrication and routing, and thermal closeouts.
Education / Training Requirements
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training
Salary & Benefits
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Under California law, the University of California, Berkeley is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role and should not offer a salary outside of the range posted in this job announcement. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, analysis of internal equity, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience.
The full pay scale for this position is $93,300.00-$178,100.00. The budgeted salary range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position is $110,000.00-$165,000.00.
This is a full-time (40 hours/week), career position, and eligible for full UC benefits.
This is an exempt, monthly paid position.
The annual salary is commensurate with experience within the budgeted range.
How to Apply
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter.
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.
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