Data Analyst

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Classification:Research Technician 2
Grade:Grade 76
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:Geophysical Institute
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Information Systems/Technology, Other, Research/Science/Grants

Position Summary: The ALASKA EARTHQUAKE CENTER is looking to fill position of a Data Analyst to join our team on the front lines of earthquake monitoring. To be successful applicants must demonstrate (i) ease and comfort in using computers, (ii) a passion for detail, (iii) an ability to execute repeated computer tasks, and (iv) a talent for spatial thinking. On occasion, the position requires being on-call for 24/7 to respond to significant earthquakes.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Processing of seismic data - pick arrivals of seismic waves and take amplitude/frequency measurements. Run earthquake location program and evaluate accuracy and stability of calculated solution. Obtain data from non-routine sources in order to enhance data quality and completeness and integrate it into the data archives.
  • Respond to earthquake alarms and take appropriate actions as necessary. Act as 24 hour on-call earthquake alarm responder for 1 week in every 8 week rotation. Locate significant earthquakes rapidly, coordinate information releases with federal agencies and release information on significant earthquakes to the public in short time periods.
  • Document data errors and circuit, channel and telemetry problems as they appear in data. Oversee the process of troubleshooting the identified data problems.
  • Assist with field work, and set up with field equipment.
  • Prepare AEC monthly seismic data catalogs. Prepare weekly and monthly seismicity reports and present at weekly data meetings.

Required Skills and Experience:

  •  Attention to detail, intermediate computer skills, ability to work with computers, including mouse and keyboard use, ability to see small details on computer screen, ability to execute repeating tasks and Strong communication skills.

Additional Information:

  • This position is a Grade 76, Salary is commensurate with experience.
  • Applicants are required to submit a cover letter expressing interest in the position, a resume/CV, and contact information for at least 3 professional references.
  • The review of this posting will start on April 30th, 2017 at 11:55pm Alaska Time.  Applications received after this date may not be considered if a qualified candidate is identified.

Assistance:

If you need assistance applying to this posting, please contact UAF Office of Human Resources at 907-474-7700.

Tobacco Free Campus:

UAF Campus is a tobacco-free campus.  For more information, please go to: http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/

Training Attendance Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF.  The policy can be located at:  http://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/policy/04.07.010/

Background check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check.  Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Non-represented Staff (Probationary Period):

Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment.   During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason.  Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Term Positions:

This position is a term-funded position through June 30, 2017 and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

Advertised: Alaskan Daylight Time
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Duties

5Assist with field work, and set up with field equipment.Essential
5Document data errors and circuit, channel and telemetry problems as they appear in data. Oversee the process of troubleshooting the identified data problems.Essential
5Prepare AEC monthly seismic data catalogs. Prepare weekly and monthly seismicity reports and present at weekly data meetings.Essential
5Respond to earthquake alarms and take appropriate actions as necessary. Act as 24 hour on-call earthquake alarm responder for 1 week in every 8 week rotation. Locate significant earthquakes rapidly, coordinate information releases with federal agencies and release information on significant earthquakes to the public in short time periods.Essential
80Processing of seismic data - pick arrivals of seismic waves and take amplitude/frequency measurements. Run earthquake location program and evaluate accuracy and stability of calculated solution. Obtain data from non-routine sources in order to enhance data quality and completeness and integrate it into the data archives.Essential

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