The Structures Group, part of the TMT Telescope Department, is responsible for the telescope structure and its associated mechanical systems. The current plan is that the telescope structure will be provided by the Japanese TMT partner, through a design-build contract placed with a Japanese industrial company.
The primary work location for the Structures Group Leader position will be at the TMT Project office in Pasadena, CA, but travel to Japan and to the other TMT partner countries will be required.
Specifically, the Structures Group Leader will be responsible for:
The Structures Group Leader will also be responsible for the systems engineering of the telescope structure and its subsystems, and will work with the project Systems Engineering Group to maintain, and in some cases complete development of:
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Candidate should have:
Additional knowledge/experience that is highly desirable includes:
TMT offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including impressive retirement plans.