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Meteorological Systems Technician

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Weather Modification LLC
Fargo, North Dakota, United States (on-site)
26 days ago


Position Title:              Meteorological Systems Technician

Position Reports to:    Meteorological Systems Lead

Location:                      United States and/or abroad

Primary Operational Objectives:

Weather Modification International is seeking to hire a full-time meteorologist to assist in numerical weather prediction efforts, develop and maintain radar and satellite observational tools, conduct project forecasting, and guide cloud seeding operations.

Essential Job Functions include:

  • Forecasting cloud and precipitation development in warm- and cold-season environments.
  • Observing and interpreting digital weather radar and satellite data.
  • Directing ground-based and airborne cloud-seeding operations.
  • Maintaining project meteorological and operations records on daily, weekly, and monthly basis and contributing to technical writing for seasonal reporting.
  • Assisting the Meteorological Systems Lead
  • with NWP design, execution, and verification
  • in developing customized RADAR and NWP resources including their display on the web
  • with other visualizations of observational data for clients and projects around the world.
  • Traveling regularly, potentially for field deployments (months) inside the US and abroad.

Minimum Qualifications :

  • Bachelor of Science degree in meteorology, atmospheric science, or a related field.
  • Must be able to travel internationally. A valid passport or the qualifications required for obtaining a valid passport are required.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, as well as excellent attention to detail.
  • Proficient with python and unix shell (e.g. bash).
  • Understands basic elements of Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP).
  • Understands basic elements of web page design, including html, php, and javascript.

Desired Qualifications

  • Professional experience in forecasting deep convection, winter mountain meteorology, tropical (monsoon) weather, cloud physics related to precipitation processes.
  • Experience with python packages such as matplotlib, numpy, scipy, cartopy, and metpy.
  • Experience working with cloud computing resources such as Amazon Elastic Cloud Computing.
  • Experience designing and executing operational Weather Research and Forecast model (WRF) domains.
  • Experience creating interactive data and graphics display tools on the web.

Physical Demands:

  • Occasional standing, walking, bending, stooping, climbing stairs, reaching, pushing, and pulling.
  • Ability to lift/carry up to 50 lbs occasionally.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 65398835
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Fargo, North Dakota, United States
  • Position Title: Meteorological Systems Technician
  • Company Name For Job: Weather Modification LLC
  • Job Function: Other
  • Salary: $65,000.00 - $90,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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