Field Engineering/ElectronicsPosition Number:
Monday-Friday with some weekends as necessary, 8-12 hours per day/Travel Required: Yes, <50%
Commensurate with experience, plus overtime and full benefits
Kathy Dini (firstname.lastname@example.org)
AA Degree or better in Ocean/Marine Technologyor Electronic Engineering
REMSA Inc. (http://www.remsainc.com) is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Field Engineering Technician with a background in marine technology and electronics to work on a long-term project for one of our clients in Mobile, Alabama. The team travels extensively along the east coast of the United States from Maine to the Gulf of Mexico and throughout the entire Great Lakes region to perform their duties. This position requires someone who is flexible and able to travel on short notice, understands and possesses an interest in the mechanics of oceanography and marine navigation, and is able to perform the physical requirements of the position. JOB DESCRIPTION: The incumbent will be part of a team of personnel that works to install, maintain, and monitor a platform of highly precise instrumentation that measures a variety of oceanographic parameters throughout the United States. Information gathered from these instruments are used to predict tides and storm surges, aid in navigation, and is essential the protection of property in areas near bodies of water. Duties include, but are not limited to the following: Assisting with testing, configuration, set-up, installation and field maintenance of a variety of instruments including current measurement systems, water level sensors, meteorological and oceanographic sensors, and data collection platforms and/or support components; Assisting with construction and repairs of structural elements associated with instrumentation; Assisting with the deployment and retrieval of instruments off vessels; Analyze and interpret technical data collected in order to detect problems and take corrective actions; Tend to & assist divers in the field; Maintaining and inventorying vehicles, tools, and equipment used in the field; Complete reports and prepare documentation associated with work accomplished; Safely operate a motor vehicle in order to complete assigned tasks; Communicate within team & with other divisions utilizing data from instrumentation.
Must have a valid Driver's License & Clean Driving Record Must be able to operate a forklift Must be able to pass background screening in order to obtain CAC and TWIC clearance Must be a U.S. Citizen or have authorization to work in the U.S. The incumbent may be required to wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) such as a respirator, safety glasses, hearing protectors, special clothing etc. incumbent may be exposed to excessive heat; dust or fumes; electrical energy; slippery or uneven walking surfaces; working around machinery with moving parts; working around moving objects or vehicles; working in confined spaces. Position requires moderate lifting (15-44 pounds) and heavy carrying (45 pounds and over. It also requires reaching, prolonged walking, standing, kneeling, bending, and climbing. Position is required to work long hours with regular and recurring overtime expected; may be for 8-12 hours per day, while on travel. Education: AA Degree or better in Ocean/Marine Technology or Electronic Engineering, or related field (or equivalent experience) Skills: A background in Oceanography/Marine Science, Electronics experience, Instrumental Analysis; Ability to use multimeters and/or test and calibration equipment for electronic testing and troubleshooting; Knowledge of field engineering practices. Ability to read and follow technical drawings, plans, diagrams & specifications; Strong organizational skills including the ability to multi-task and prioritize; Ability to work individually and as part of a team; Self-starter, able to work effectively with minimal direct supervision; Construction experience including use of a variety of common hand and power tools; High level of proficiency in operating PCs; Ability to use software applications including word processor, spreadsheet, and data entry/manipulation programs; Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; Maritime experience is a plus; SCUBA experience is a plus. Must be able to pass NOAA Dive Certification. Training will be provided; Working knowledge of RDI, SonTek, and Nortek current profilers and supporting equipment including acoustic releases is a plus; Experience in surveying methods & techniques is a plus.
This is a Full Time position, with salary based on qualifications and experience Benefits package includes: 401k, Health & Life Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, and accrued paid time off (PTO)
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Interested applicants should send the following application materials: Detailed resume documenting all relevant experience, education, and skills; Cover letter outlining why you would be a good fit for this position and your salary requirements;Have at least 3 professional references available to be contacted at a later date. Please submit materials as attachments as .pdf files or MS Word 2003 compatible files via email to: email@example.com or FAX to 757.722.4571 Be sure to refer to position title in responses. Incomplete submissions will not be considered Application deadline is: April 15, 2014
Marine Endangered Species/Bird Monitoring ObserverPosition Number:
Various, East Coast & Gulf of Mexico USA
Varies Based On Project, Assignments Typically 2-4 Weeks
Based on Experience & Project
Allison Griffin firstname.lastname@example.org
BS Marine Biology or related field, or equivalent experience
REMSA's MESO Division always accepts resumes from qualified candidates and interviews on a rolling basis to fill our MESO positions. Our primary goal is to facilitate marine related activity while supporting national, state and local conservation efforts. REMSA Inc. has been in business since 1986, our Marine Endangered Species Observer Program (MESO) was established in 1999 as a service to dredge companies to provide government approved observers in support of hopper dredge and other offshore operations. Observers are independent contractors that are skilled at monitoring sea turtles, marine mammals, sturgeon and birds. JOB DESCRIPTIONS: Marine Endangered Species Observers Observers will conduct marine endangered species observations aboard dredges in various waterways along the east coast and Gulf of Mexico in the U.S. Observers work in 12-hour shifts and are responsible for maintaining a bridge watch while reporting any interaction with endangered species to the Army Corps of Engineers and the National Marine Fisheries Service. Previous approval by the National Marine Fisheries Service as an observer is a plus. Knowledge of marine mammal and/or sea turtle identification is required. Job specific training will be provided for endangered species observers. Bird Monitoring Observers Need extensive avian experience identifying bird species, nesting behaviors, eggs and nests and habitat requirements. Candidates meeting avian and marine animal qualifications are a plus and will be able to work multiple jobs. APPLICATIONS Make sure to include a date (month/year format) as a header on your resume. Please send electronic resume and cover letter detailing sea turtle experience and hands-on marine biological sampling to: Allison Griffin email@example.com
REQUIREMENTS US Citizenship is required ***CANDIDATES WHO ARE ALREADY APPROVED BY National Marine Fisheries Service ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY*** B.S. in Marine Biology or related field (one year of specialized experience, performed at an acceptable level, may substitute for educational experience); Extensive hands-on experience with sea turtles; Data collecting and recording biological sampling and protected marine species identification; Physically capable of lifting objects weighing 50lbs, climbing in an out of tight spaces and up and down ladders aboard ships; Able to work on ships at sea for approximately 3-4 weeks at a time; Be adapted for a life at sea (not susceptible to motion sickness, be able to live in confined work spaces, be able to tolerate stress and physically able to move around ships); The ability to work closely with others and the requirement to be physically fit cannot be overemphasized. The close quarters and rigors of shipboard life can be taxing to some and dangerous to others; Able to work independently while following technical instructions; Able to get along well with diverse individuals; Maintain objectivity.
This is a position as an independent contractor. Salary varies with project location and scope.
Candiates do not need to reside in the local area, but must be flexible and able to travel to assignments. The ability to travel with short notice is also desirable. Please direct all resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include your contact information, educational history and professional history along with any applicable specialized skills. If you have a specific geographic preference, please note that information as well.