Trades Support Assistant

Location
California, United States
Posted
03 Jan 2021
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Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering institute that marshals some of the world's brightest minds and most innovative tools to address fundamental scientific questions. We thrive on finding and cultivating talented people who are passionate about what they do. Join us and be a part of the diverse Caltech community.

Job Summary

Fabrication/trades support staff will assist with the assembly of the OVRO Long Wave Array antennas.

Job Duties

  • Assemble antenna reflectors from kit of parts
  • Move reflectors to designated staging areas
  • Assist with assembly of antenna mounts
  • Assist with mounting of antenna reflectors on mounts
  • Assist with placement of antennas on Tee
  • Clear out existing cables and fibers from vaults and conduits
  • Pull new cables and fibers through conduits
  • Lay fiber and conduit in trenches
  • Assist with refilling trenches

Basic Qualifications

Candidates must have:

  • A valid California driver’s license
  • The ability to follow detailed instructions
  • The ability to lift heavy objects (70 lb)
  • A willingness to work in a workshop and outdoors

Required Documents

  • Resume
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