Telescope Ops Specialist

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, December 22, 2018
Archive Date: 
Saturday, January 19, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Scientific/Technical Staff
Institution Classification/Type: 
Other
Institution/Company: 
Apache Point Observatory
Street Line 1: 
2001 Apache Point Rd
City: 
Sunspot
State/Province: 
NM
Zip/Postal: 
88349
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Responsibilities include nightly operation of the SDSS 2.5m telescope and instruments, monitoring the data streams and system performance and observing efficiency. Nightly operations consist of, setup, instrument preparation and calibration, telescope operations, service observing and operations with remote astronomers via the internet.

Classification Summary

Works at telescope site, responsible for safety of site personnel and for the observatory during operational shift. Interprets, assesses, advises, and works closely with visiting scientists, engineers and technicians. Operates telescope and related computers, instruments and sub-systems. Performs regular maintenance and instrument changes and assists with special maintenance activities. May test functionality of newly installed software and assist in debugging.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$48000.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$54000.00 (USD)
Hourly Rate Min: 
$23.77 (USD)
Hourly Rate Max: 
$25.96 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

Yes benefits given.

Application Deadline: 
Saturday, January 19, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Saturday, January 19, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Mark Klaene
Title: 
Site Manager
Institution/Company: 
APO
Street Line 1: 
2001 Apache Point Rd
City: 
Sunspot
State/Province: 
NM
Zip/Postal Code: 
88349
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
575-437-6822
Email: 
https://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/33555
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
1342
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Mark KLaene
Subject: 
Position for Telescope Ops Specialist
Email: 
mark@apo.nmsu.edu