Meteorological Technician Junior - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

Wallops Island
United States


Meteorological Technician Junior

  1. High School diploma and two years technical education. Experience with meteorological instrumentation and/or meteorological ground station equipment can be used to replace technical education. Military training and/or at least two years of experience with GPS ground station systems is preferred.
  2. Ability to operate and maintain various types of meteorological instrumentation, including GPS sounding systems, aerostat sounding systems, wind tower systems, meteorological surface measurement systems, and laser ceilometers.
  3. Apply technical knowledge to accomplish fault isolation and maintenance of systems.
  4. Ability to interpret schematics and system drawings.
  5. Use of test equipment such as oscilloscopes, digital voltmeters, power meters and signal generators.
  6. Maintain up-to-date logs and preventative maintenance schedules
  7. Duties will be performed under direct supervision of higher level technicians.
  8. Ensure Company and NASA procedures and policies are followed.
  9. Perform manual tasks, which may include lifting 40 lbs or more and some climbing around antenna systems.
  10. Ability to perform tower climbing and tower maintenance is desired.
  11. Be willing to travel at least 25% of the year, typically 2 or more trips.
  12. Must earn upper air certification from the National Weather Service within 6 months of hire date.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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