Field Engineer

Application Deadline: 
Posted Date: 
Target Field: 
No specific field of study
Employment Type: 
Full Time

The Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System for Africa and Asia (RIMES) is an international and intergovernmental institution, owned and managed by its Member States, for the generation and application of early warning information. RIMES evolved from the efforts of countries in Africa and Asia, in the aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, to establish a regional early warning system within a multi-hazard framework for the generation and communication of early warning infor

Job description:

Position Description: The Field Engineer is involved in site identification, survey, selection, and preparation; equipment deployment and installation; and troubleshooting and maintenance of telemetered weather, water level, ocean state, and seismic observing and monitoring stations in RIMES Member and Collaborating States. He is also involved in documentation and onsite training on station operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance; and supports RIMES 24/7 facility for earthquake and tsunami services.

Contract Type: Full time, fixed contract

Duty Station: RIMES Regional Facility, Asian Institute of Technology Campus, Pathumthani, Thailand

Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge: Bachelor, preferably Master’s, degree in telecommunications/ electronics and communications/ electrical engineering, or related field; intimate knowledge of telemetry systems and various communication software usage and development Experience: At least 3 years of experience in telemetry and observation data acquisition and management systems

Skills and Abilities: Demonstrable leadership ability; sound judgment and reasoning abilities; emotional stability; English proficiency in communication

Personal Qualities: Excellent interpersonal skills; team-oriented work style; interest and experiencein working in a multi-cultural environment; willingness to be on rotational work shift duty when not on field mission; self-motivated and a creative problem-solver; ability to work in a high-pressure on-call environment; a good sense of humor and fun, but with seriousness on the quality and excellence of work


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How to Apply: 

Send application letter and CV by email to Please include ‘Field Engineer Position’ in the Subject line of the email. Application letter should be addressed to:

Ms. Dusadee Moya

Human Resource and Administration Manager

Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System

RIMES Program Unit

PO Box 4 Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120



Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.