This position will operate, maintain, and align high power Nd:YAG lasers and support their design, integration, and use into spaceflight instrumentation oriented towards conducting in situ chronology investigations across the Solar SystemOperating, maintaining, and aligning high power Nd:YAG lasers like those from Continuum and Quantel High power dye lasers like those from Continuum and Lambda Physique, moderate power OPO's, like those from OPOTEK, and high power fs-lasers. Maintaining internal and external alignment of high power beams, replacing flashlamps, fixing cooling pumps, and minor electronics repair. Laser safety at a wide range of wavelengths and intensities, chemical safety working with dyes and solvents, and working with high-voltage electronics. Support the development of laser systems for in situ spaceflight instrumentation including system design, integration, test, and operations.
RESEARCH ENGINEER - SR. RESEARCH ENGINEER - LASER SPACE TECHNOLOGIES - BOULDER, COLORADO
Job Code: 15-01633
Requires a Bachelors with a 3.00 GPA in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or any engineering degree with an educational focus on lasers or related or related experience 2 years: MS Degree with 1 year, PhD requires 0 years Experience maintaining and operating high power lasers Knowledge of laser systems; including system design, integration, test, and operations A valid/clear driver's license is required$73,050.00 - $148,574.00
Work assignment is in Boulder, Colorado. Must be a U.S. person (i.e., U.S. citizen, non-U.S. citizen national, lawful permanent resident, asylee, or refugee) due to ITAR work in section.
Job Locations: Boulder, Colorado
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