Job Opportunity: Ocean Technician with Ocean Tracking Network


Job Overview

Reporting to the Senior Program Manager, the Ocean Technician will:

  • Lead and prepare for field missions including review of applications, liaise with partners, secure equipment, schedule deployment, and incorporate data into the OTN data warehouse.
  • Prepare, deploy maintain and retrieve a wide variety of equipment, including marine autonomous vehicles. Retrieve data and refurbish equipment as required.
  • Prepare travel and mission reports and record information pertinent to deployments (metadata); make these available to the OTN data management team.
  • Provide logistical and field support to OTN partners, review proposed project plans and provide recommendations.
  • Design mooring systems to ensure safe and effective placement; mentor collaborators on mooring design, array design, deployment, recovery, refurbishment and data retrieval.
  • Package and prepare dangerous goods equipment for shipment to international locations, including preparation of international customs agreements.

More information on position here:

Application deadline: July 15, 2018

Interested parties should forward a cover letter and current CV to OTN Senior Program Manager, Brendal Townsend (


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