Engineering Technician Needed
Integrated Statistics is looking for an Engineering Technician I to work with the US Fish and Wildlife Service in Anchorage. The position will support the Fisheries and Ecological Services (FES) Division with data collection, analysis, and support services, including planning for fish tagging projects.
FES consists of a diverse group of cross-cutting programs that have varied responsibilities to understand and address complex issues such as fisheries management, endangered and threatened species, environmental contaminants, habitat protection and restoration, and marine mammal conservation and recovery.
The Engineering Technician will provide assistance with:
- Conducting literature reviews
- Collecting, compiling and analyzing data
- Conducting or participating in research and monitoring projects
- Developing field study plans and associated budgets
- Drafting responses, letters, reports and reviews
- Evaluating the effect of proposed actions on species and habitats
- Conducting and documenting site visits
- Entering data and conducting quality control reviews and querying databases to extract data or determine the status of actions
- Attending meetings, conferences, site visits
- Handling documents, compiling records (including responses to Freedom of Information Requests and Administrative Records), organizing and maintaining filing systems (including electronic filing)
- Conducting biological analysis of proposed actions
- Preparing maps and other geographical displays and analysis.
The position is expected to start immediately and last approximately 11 weeks, with the possibility of extension. The rate of pay is $31/hr and the position is eligible for the benefits described on the Integrated Statistics website.
- A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a closely related subject
- One year of documented work experience with AutoCAD Civil3D
- One year of entry level engineering fish passage design experience
- Engineer-In-Training (EIT) certificate issued by a state or the National Council of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors or verification of passing the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination.
- Successful completion of a federal background check
- Ability to meet the physical requirements of fieldwork, if needed.
Integrated Statistics is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Consistent with its obligations under federal law, Integrated Statistics is committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, disabled individuals, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam era, and other eligible veterans. For assistance with accessibility of applications, posters, forms, and/or documents, please email the Integrated Statistics office.