Internal Job Number: P01041UF
The Ship Operations Unit in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (CEOAS) at Oregon State University (OSU) is seeking a Deputy Shipyard Representative. This is a full-time 1.00 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean.
This position will be located in a ship yard that will be determined once the contract has been awarded. That award is expected in June 2017.
The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences at OSU has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to design and build up to three Regional Class Research Vessels (RCRV). The Deputy Shipyard Representative (DSR) initially supports the final negotiations of shipyard contractor selection. Once the contract is in place, the DSR will act to assist the Shipyard Representative (SR) with all Owner’s Representative tasks and fulfill the Owner’s Representative duties in their absence
The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences is an internationally recognized leader in the study of the Earth as an integrated system. It operates numerous state-of-the art laboratories and three oceanographic research vessels, the 177-foot ocean-going Oceanus, the 84-foot coastal research vessel Pacific Storm, and the 54-foot coastal research vessel Elakha. The College has an annual budget of more than $50 million, with support coming from the National Science Foundation, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration and other federal agencies. It has more than 100 faculty, 200 graduate students and 600 undergraduate students. Graduate programs include M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences; Geology; and Geography and a M.S. degree in Marine Resource Management. The college has undergraduate programs in Earth Sciences and Environmental Sciences, with several minors and certificate programs.
Minimum Qualifications (Staff) / Guidelines (Faculty):
Typically requires Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or field related to assigned responsibilities.
7 years senior level management, supervisory experience in governmental and/or higher education procurement, contracting and materials management administration.
Accredited Purchasing Professional (APP) or
Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) or Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO).
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Marine, Naval Architecture, or closely related field; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Demonstrated experience in shipyard change order preparation or negotiations, and technical drawing review.
Quality Assurance: 1 year on‐site experience at a shipyard providing quality assurance services.
Technical Management: Demonstrated experience with the procurement, installation, and application of shipboard systems.
Personnel Management: 1 year experience managing staff in either an office or shipboard environment.
Administration: Demonstrated proficiency and fluency in English writing and verbal communications.
Demonstrated knowledge and practical experience with shipyard HSE.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per OSU Standard 576-056-0000 et seq.
40+ hours per week. DSR will be provided office space at the building shipyard and will frequently be in the industrial areas of yard and on board the vessel (required). Ship construction working conditions (required) include outdoor weather conditions; a non‐stable environment (i.e., pitching, heaving, and rolling decks); a noisy environment; hot and confined spaces; exposure to toxic/caustic substances and fumes; climbing up and down vertical ladders and multiple story staircases; working in elevated areas (i.e., over six feet); This position may be required to work on weekends and holidays and, during trials, is required to be available to work on a 24‐hour basis. Throughout the effort, the work schedule will be flexible to accommodate the needs of the effort, occasional travel and working with others in different time zones.
Salary (Minimum): $81,168
Salary (Maximum): $142,104
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with education and experience.