[MARMAM] Job Opportunity - Field Support Scientist(s), Anchorage, Alaska

Scott Carr Scott.Carr at jasco.com
Fri Jun 8 09:54:07 PDT 2012


Position Description: Field SUPPORT SCIENTIST(S)


JASCO Applied Sciences is an international group of companies with over 30 years' experience in the Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy, Marine Construction, Environmental, Oceanographic and Defense sectors. We are a world-leader in the science related to anthropogenic noise and its effects on marine life. JASCO has immediate openings for Field Support Scientist(s) in our Anchorage, Alaska office.

Position Overview

As a Field Support Scientist you will conduct scientific research programs in the field and at sea participating in the preparation, deployment, and retrieval of a variety of underwater acoustic instrumentation packages.  This may require considerable travel worldwide.
Responsibilities

  *   Participate in scientific research studies at sea and in the field, possibly in remote locations
  *   Conduct routine maintenance, assembly and disassembly of oceanographic instruments and moorings
  *   Sea going support of oceanographic equipment deployments and recoveries
  *   Packaging of oceanographic instrumentation in preparation for shipping prior to deployment
  *   Unpacking and cleaning of oceanographic instrumentation after recovery
  *   Adherence to quality and health & safety policies and procedures
Required Qualifications and Experience

  *   Sea-going experience, ideally in support of scientific research, offshore oil & gas exploration or passive sonar operations
  *   Traditional Knowledge of the Alaskan Marine Environment
  *   Experience in the deployment, recovery and mooring of oceanographic instrumentation
  *   Keen attention to detail
  *   Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  *   Ability to work in a team environment maintaining focus on work quality
  *   Ability to perform physically and mentally demanding tasks
  *   Willingness and ability to learn
  *   Able to obtain/maintain a Marine Medical Certificate
  *   Able to travel internationally and to pass a government security clearance
Education

  *   Relevant Degree or Traditional Knowledge in Marine/Environmental Science, Physics or Biology
  *   Desirable: Knowledge of Underwater Acoustics and Noise Impact Assessment especially as they pertain to Marine Mammals.
  *   Desirable: Current Offshore Survival and Medical Certificates
  *   Desirable: Formal First Aid Training & Qualifications
Benefits:

  *   Competitive compensation package
Please send resume to careers at jasco.com<mailto:careers at jasco.com>

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted.


Scott Carr
Chief Executive Officer
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JASCO APPLIED SCIENCES
202 - 32 Troop Ave.
Dartmouth,  NS,  Canada,  B3B 1Z1
T. +1.902.405.3336 ex. 1001
F. +1.902.405.3337
C. +1.902.691.0174
www.jasco.com<http://www.jasco.com/>

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