Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) is a world-leading organization supporting ocean discovery and technological innovation. Operating as a not-for-profit society, ONC is responsible for the management of several ocean-based observatories, including VENUS and NEPTUNE and a mini-observatory in the Arctic, on behalf of the University of Victoria. ONC’s cable arrays, together over 900 km in length, host several hundred sensors distributed in, on and above the seabed. They are strategically located to address key scientific and policy issues (subsea earthquakes and tsunamis, ocean acidification, marine biodiversity, etc.) within a wide range of environments. For more information, visit www.oceannetworks.ca.
Marine Installation Engineer - Posting 2014206
The position includes a comprehensive total compensation package including a pension plan, extended health and dental plan, generous vacation entitlement and professional development financial support. Relocation assistance is available.
The Marine Installation Engineer provides engineering technical expertise and consultation in the design, planning and contracting for the maintenance and expansion of the wet plant and scientific instrumentation of the ONC observatory. The observatory is an integrated system of cables and instruments, which requires expertise to ensure that the various components of system work effectively and efficiently.
Reponsibilities of the of the Marine Installation Engineer include:
The position requires a Master's Degree in Engineering or in an associated field and requires a broad understanding of subsea engineering technology applicable to the ONC observatory and the systems integration with the wide spectrum of science instruments.
4-6 years of experience is required and should include the following:
Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered.
Please apply from the University of Victoria Job Posting's page: http://www.uvic.ca/hr/careers/home/postings/posting-pages/2014206-marine-installation-engineer.php