[eiscat3d] Project Engineer position for EISCAT_3D
anders.tjulin at eiscat.se
Wed Oct 12 11:12:32 CEST 2011
Dear EISCAT_3D Friends,
EISCAT Scientific Association is looking for a project engineer.
Please distribute the following advertisment to friends and colleagues.
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EISCAT Scientific Association is looking for a PROJECT ENGINEER
EISCAT Scientific Association is seeking a Project Engineer for the
ongoing EISCAT_3D phased array radar project. The project is currently
in its Preparatory Phase, funded by the European Commission through
their Seventh Framework Programme, which will continue until 2014. The
Preparatory Phase involves the legal, governance, strategic, financial
and technical work that is needed before the construction of the new
radar system can commence.
The major role of the Project Engineer will be to facilitate the smooth
progress of the technical work through coordination within the
Preparatory Phase project consortium and EISCAT associates, with
industry and with other partners. The primary responsibilities of the
Project Engineer will be to coordinate and monitor the technical work
packages of the project, to oversee the evolving technical specification
of the new facility and to prepare for its transition into the
construction phase, which includes negotiations with industrial partners
regarding the mass production of the components needed for large antenna
arrays. The Project Engineer needs to ensure that the schedule, cost and
performance targets of the technical aspects of the Preparatory Phase
project are met.
Candidates should have proven expertise and experience in radar systems
or other large research infrastructures, as well as good organisational
and communication skills and be willing and able to get acquainted with
all the different technical aspects of the project.
The Project Engineer will be working in a highly competent team of
people, devoted to research and to state of the art technical and system
developments, with the aim to construct the world's most advanced
scientific radar system within the coming years. The project engineer
position is initially available for a period of two years, with an
anticipated possibility of extension. The Project Engineer will be based
at EISCAT Headquarters in Kiruna, Sweden, but the successful candidate
will be expected to undertake some international travel on behalf of the
For further details about the position, please contact Ingrid Mann, Head
of Projects at EISCAT. E-mail: Ingrid.Mann at eiscat.se.
Applications should be sent to ProjectEngineerNov11 at eiscat.se latest
Monday 7 November 2011.
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