BIOS is seeking to hire a Marine Technical Services Manager with cross-over responsibilities between Ship Operations and Oceanographic Technical Services.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Primary point of contact for cruise planning by potential and active ship users.
- Coordinates cruise objectives, logistics and requirements with the Ship Operations Management Team.
- Maintains Cruise Manual and BIOS web-based science cruise information.
- Prepares and organizes project-specific equipment for staging prior to cruises.
- Maintains and services vessel safety, navigation and communications electronics.
- Assists with the management of three NSF grants, as Co-PI, including proposals; annual and final reporting.
- Attends and/or arranges technical activities at annual shipyard visits.
Oceanographic Technical Services:
- Recruits and manages the sea-going Marine Technicians. Assists at sea when needed.
- Provides instruction and guidance for compliance with UNOLS Research Vessel Safety Standards.
- Ensures established safety and other appropriate ship procedures are observed.
- Manages the Marine Warehouse, proper storage of scientific and ship equipment.
- Coordinates vessel on and off-loading, and science cruise equipment shipments.
- Maintains adequate inventory of spare parts and supplies of shipboard scientific equipment and instrumentation.
- Monitors scientific hardware and software developments and provides modern and effective common-use science capability.
- Provides maintenance and repair to ship’s computer network; oceanographic instrumentation and equipment.
- Liaises between ship’s crew and scientific personnel with regard to over-the-side operations.
- Provides technical support to a variety of visiting scientists.
Interested candidates should email or fax their applications including a cover letter, Resume/CV, three References and Salary requirements to:
HR Officer, Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS)
17 Biological Station, St. George’s GE01, Bermuda
Fax: 297-2222 (please see e-mail contact information below)
Closing Date: Open until filled
BIOS is an equal opportunity employer and operates a drug-free workplace and learning environment.
BIOS is an independent U.S. not-for-profit marine research and education institute and Registered Bermuda Charity #116, employing a multi-national staff of approximately 80 people. BIOS operates an oceanographic research vessel R/V Atlantic Explorer which functions as a sea-going laboratory supporting both faculty and scientists from BIOS and other institutions and agencies.
Email your CV, cover letter, and references to:
HR Officer HR@bios.edu