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Ocean Glider and Instrument Technician

The Rutgers University Center for Ocean Observing Leadership (RUCOOL) has a job opening for an ocean glider and instrument technician. A high level job description is below and the URL has the details and links to apply for the position.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Laboratory Researcher III for the Department of Marine and Coastal Science. This full time position will support RUCOOL’s mission in the field preparing and operating underwater ocean gliders and supporting deployments and recoveries of these gliders onboard boats. The focus will be supporting externally funded research programs.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

· Work to maintain, prepare, pilot and deploy autonomous underwater gliders.
· Proficient in the deployment of oceanographic profiling equipment which includes, but is not limited to conductivity-temperature-depth sensors, oxygen sensors, wave sensors, optical backscatter sensors, pH sensors, acoustic sensors as well as radiometers.
· Works on the Glider Team on maintaining all aspects of the glider AUV fleet to ensure continuous operability.
· Inspects, diagnoses and repairs all hardware issues related to AUVs and other instruments including internal and external operational systems, emergency systems, all attached acoustic, optical and electrical instrumentation and internal electrical systems.
· Must be able to work with heavy equipment


To find out more or to apply, visit: https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/186636