Position: Temporary Engineering Technician (00008339)
Starting Date: Position available on or about July 9, 2012; exact starting date negotiable.
Application Deadline: Review will begin July 2, 2012; applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Salary, Employment Status, and Fringe Benefits: $10.00-$12.50 per hour. This is a temporary position and therefore it cannot exceed 999 hours in a calendar year. Temporary positions do not include benefits.
Exploration Services develops and uses several techniques to provide information about the subsurface, working to come up with less expensive, less invasive methods of providing images of the underground. This includes innovative methods of high resolution shallow seismic reflection. The section also provides drilling in support of water, petroleum, and basic subsurface research. An active program in the maintenance and rehabilitation of wells drilled by the Kansas Geological Survey is also part of this section.
This section also runs a program designed to monitor changes and identify regional trends in the High Plains, Dakota, and alluvial aquifers. The Water Well Project annually measures about 1,380 wells in 47 central and western Kansas counties.
In addition, as part of their work, this section has developed WinSeis and SurfSeis software for processing data generated by seismic reflection and for monitoring wells in Kansas.
Provide support for research scientists and field staff with various projects. Work will be intermittent.
General shop housekeeping, inventory, and quartermaster duties.
|10||Periodically assist geophysics field research crew at various locations around the U.S. and an exploration drilling crew in Kansas.|
Apply online at https://jobs.ku.edu, search by position number #00008339. You can also use the QuickLink. Complete the University of Kansas Unclassified Professional Staff Application. A cover letter and resume are welcome but not required. Provide work references. Review of applications will begin July 2, 2012.
Annette Delaney, Kansas Geological Survey
Phone: (785) 864-2152
Fax: (785) 864-5317
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