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Oregon State University is an institution of higher education that offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees. The university offers undergraduate programs in business and nursing and graduate programs in biology and accounting. Oregon State University's goal is to make a positive difference in the quality of life, natural resources, and economic prosperity in the State of Oregon. The university provides competitive benefits and other perks to its employees. The university is one of the two universities to have a sea-grant, space-grant, and sun grant designations. The university was founded in 1868, and its headquarter is located in Corvallis, Oregon, United States. The university also holds Carnegie Foundation's top designation for the research institute. Oregon State University enrolls approximately 26000 students from across the United States and more than 100 countries.

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Marine Science System Engineer

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Ship Operations is seeking a Marine Science System Engineer. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Marine Superintendent.

The Marine Science Systems Engineer (MSSE) will serve as a key member of the on-site team for a new class of regional class research vessels (RCRV) funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) through a sub-award. This team provides contract oversight to the prime contractor, and verification that the RCRVs are built in accordance with the Contract Specifications. This position is focused on the verification of all shipyard installed science systems including Overside Handling Systems (including general Deck Operations), meteorological and hydrographic systems, and acoustic systems. This position will support RCRV Project Phases 3 (Construction) and 4 (Transition to Operations).

As a supportive arm of OSU, the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (CEOAS) broadens the knowledge of the marine and atmospheric environments through research and teaching. The College education and service programs of research serve the people of Oregon, the nation, and the world. College expenditures total in excess of $30 million per year, 94% of which is derived from the Federal government. Its personnel include academic scientists, professional faculty, research associates, research assistants, classified staff, and graduate level students. Position Duties

100% - Phase 3 (Construction) & Phase 4 (Transition to Operations) of RCRV:
Phase 3 - Construction of RCRV:
Review submissions of drawings, test procedures, test reports and other documents for compliance with requirements.
Respond to shipyard queries, either informally or formally.
Shipyard Construction: Act as inspector with focus and responsibility on scientific equipment and outfitting, including:
Scientific equipment delivery inspections
Provide guidance to other inspectors.
Review of or-equal requests by shipyard for scientific related equipment, and others.
Inspect scientific equipment installations (done by shipyard).
Coordinate inspection and approve scientific equipment installations accomplished by non-shipyard contractors.
Inspection of outfit details ship-wide, including joinery, furnishings, deck coverings, ceiling treatment, plumbing fixtures, etc.
Witness tests and trials associated with scientific lab and deck equipment including factory testing. Assess results against specifications and contract.
Track progress of production and testing of science systems.
Assist as needed with planning/conducting transit voyage.
Respond to other tasking as directed by Shipyard Representative.
Phase 4 - Transition to Operations:
Participate in planning and conducting post-delivery Scientific Sea Trials.
Participate in planning and conducting Crew and Marine Technician orientation and training.
Participate in planning and execution of post-delivery outfitting.
Attend RCRVs as resident inspector during post-delivery warranty shipyard availability.Minimum/Required Qualifications
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Engineering or B.S in Biological Sciences, with at least 2 years of experience as Research Vessel Marine Technician.
Detailed knowledge of seagoing scientific operations and their infrastructure and support needs.
Knowledge/experience/training in commonly-used seagoing scientific equipment and systems, including water column profilers, single-beam and multi-beam echosounders, Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers, water parameter sensors, meteorological sensors, satellite communications, underway data collection systems, among others.
Knowledge and experience with the requirements of UNOLS Research Vessel Safety Standards, especially Appendices A and B.
Experience with construction, refit or routine overhaul of one or more research vessels.
Ability to read and understand ship drawings and shipyard specification packages.
Familiarity with ship and shipyard testing, and inspection procedures.
Minimum of 2-1/2 years' seagoing experience on research vessels, including over-the-side operations and data acquisition systems.
Must possess and maintain a valid passport.
Basic computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, Adobe Acrobat, etc.)
Strong oral and written communications skills.Preferred (Special) Qualifications
Basic knowledge of OSU contracting processes and procedures.
Knowledge of or experience with Federal research funding, including proposals, grants, awards and sub-awards.
Advanced Computer skills, including CAD drawing, workflow management systems, system administration, networking and shipboard data acquisition systems.
Knowledge of the regulatory environment governing design and operation of over-the-side handling systems.
Knowledge and experience in small boat operations.
Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.Working Conditions / Work Schedule

This position will work at OSU Shipyard Project Office in Houma, LA.

This position requires the ability to work aloft and in confined spaces for inspections.

This position will require underway sea-time during trials and post-delivery training/operations.

This position requires regional, national and international travel.

During commissioning, before/after hours and weekend inspections or test witness may be required. This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I (FBS) universities. No

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OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

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