University of Colorado Professional Research Asst in Boulder, Colorado
The Center for Infrastructure, Energy and Space Testing (CIEST) in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering provides a managed experimental facility offering geotechnical centrifuge, structural dynamics and material testing. The facility boasts unique full-scale, fast loading rate, gravitational and environmental control capabilities. The Center offers accessibility of facilities and expertise for large-, reduced-, and element-scale testing to students, faculty and visitors.
The CIEST is seeking candidates for a Technical Specialist (Professional Research Assistant) position, to join a multidisciplinary research team of engineers tackling the lab's broad testing capabilities.
The Technical Specialist will
Design and implement research projects related to experimental implementation, including electronic and mechanical sensors, data acquisition systems and electronic control programming.
Prepare research proposals, experimental cost estimating, and data analysis and reporting.
Have oversight of laboratory operations, working with faculty and students to support classes, meeting with Center management to identify short term goals and long term endeavors.
Operation and maintenance of testing equipment, including large capacity loading frames, high speed servo-controlled actuators and various capacity centrifuges and heavy machinery, including overhead crane and forklift.
Implement laboratory safety procedures and associated training of faculty, staff and students.
Bachelor's degree in structural, geotechnical, electrical, mechanical, aerospace, computer science or other engineering discipline.
Organization: *B0001 -- Boulder Campus
Title: Professional Research Asst
Requisition ID: 13249