Job posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been identified.
This position has recently been accreted by IBU union, and will be a part of that union moving forward.
UNDERSTANDING AND PROTECTING THE PLANET SINCE 1903.
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 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 six 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.
Under limited supervision, responsible for the safe and efficient operation of all engine room machinery and equipment aboard the research vessel. Stands watches and security watches in port underway. Maintains specialized fuel and water systems. Maintains logs. Provides work direction for all other Marine Engineering staff. Assists with the loading of stores and the bunkering of the ship. Performs other duties as defined by a ship's senior officer during emergencies.
Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce.
This position is also eligible for full: 1) Health/Dental/Vision Insurance 2) Vacation/Holidays 3) Life Insurance 4) UC Retirement Plan
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Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and work experience.
In-depth knowledge of proper operation and maintenance of diesel engines for propulsion, auxiliary power, and related shipboard equipment and systems.
In-depth knowledge of federal regulations and university, state, federal, and international maritime practices for ship operation and maintenance.
Proven computer skills with good working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications.
Advanced experience with engineering department machines and tools with demonstrated skills operating, maintaining, and repairing engineering systems and emergency equipment.
Demonstrated seamanship skills to include knots, line handling, general shipboard maintenance and care, preparation/preservation of steel surfaces, operation of deck equipment, winches, etc.
Critical thinking using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
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 pre-employment screening and post-employment random testing.
U.S. Passport required.
U.S. Coast Guard First Assistant Engineer license for related vessel.
Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $104,671 - $152,487 Annually
The University of California, San Diego is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.