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Under close supervision, assists engineers with the operation, repair and maintenance of engineering equipment and systems; stands underway watches at sea, and generator watches in port; repairs, maintains, and operates deck winches on the various research vessels; performs non-skilled duties including wiping oil, maintaining tools, cleaning, and preparation and painting of engine equipment and spaces. Performs day work and other job related duties as may be assigned.
Ability and willingness to go to sea for extended periods of time.
Ability to pass physical examination and U.S. Coast Guard (DOT) regulations for Chemical Drug and Alcohol testing.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Must be able to maintain a U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner’s Document (MMD) or Credential (MMC) with QMED Oiler endorsement.
Must be able to obtain a Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) issued by Transportation Security Administration (TSA).
U.S. Coast Guard Standards of Training, Certification and Watch keeping for Seafarers (STCW95).
Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD).
Other endorsements may be required.
The Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) at UC San Diego is one of the oldest, largest, and most important centers for ocean and earth science research, education, and public service in the world. SIO operates three major seagoing research vessels, which conduct physical, chemical, biological, geological, and geophysical studies of oceans worldwide. Scripps oceanographic research vessels and research platform FLIP make up one of the largest academic fleets in the world. Scripps ships have state-of-the-art research instruments to study marine life, the oceans, the seafloor, and the atmosphere. Cruises vary from local trips to expeditions as long as two and one-half years. Scripps research ships, available to scientists around the world, have steamed more than six million nautical miles in support of science and the academic community.
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For more information, please send your resume, a copy of your MMC with medical card, a copy of your passport, and a copy of your TWIC to NMFHR@UCSD.EDU.
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