The Hobby-Eberly Telescope (HET) at the University of Texas at Austin, a state-of-the-art optical telescope facility located in the Davis Mountains of West Texas, 400 miles west of Austin, Texas, has an opening for an Opto-Mechanical Technician. Include any opto-mechanical projects and/or roles in recent history in your letter of interest and/or resume. Required qualifications: Bachelor's degree in science or engineering, or a related field; equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. Demonstrated good manual dexterity with fine motor skills using hand tools. Preferred qualifications: Knowledge and/or working experience in a research and development environment, ideally at an astronomical research facility operating large telescopes. For more information about the telescope and the McDonald Observatory visit
Visit https://utaustin.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UTstaff for a complete job description and to apply for job posting number R_00002087. For more information about the telescope and McDonald Observatory visit http://www.as.utexas.edu/mcdonald/het/het.html. Security sensitive position; conviction verification on applicant will be conducted. UT Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to diversity.
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