Do you want the opportunity to work in a small dynamic team of engineers and scientists to support our marine science? We are looking for an enthusiastic person who will be responsible for our growing fleet of marine autonomous vehicles and helping with our scientific mooring operations. In your role you will be responsible for the maintenance and support of our marine autonomous vehicles and some of our moorings we have currently in the water. You will be part of our engineering team but with strong links to our Polar Oceans science team.
BAS is investing into a new workshop facility for its autonomous vehicles and part of your role will be to work with all involved stakeholder to deliver this new facility.
You have to be able to work in a team with both internal staff and external collaborators as well as sub contractors. You will have a flexible approach and be able to manage your own work load and work to tight deadlines when required.
You will be based mainly in Cambridge, but you will work for up to 3 month/year in the polar regions supporting our science programmes on our polar research vessel the RRS Sir David Attenborough, any other vessel if required or at our Antarctic research station Rothera.
If you are a person who likes to work in a challenging and varied environment and have a range of engineering skills and experience with marine autonomous vehicles/moorings, we would like to hear from you.
The job will be based in Cambridge but with significant periods at sea or in polar regions. It
is essential that the individual appointed to the job is flexible, able to work under their own
initiative and as part of a team. The person must be physically fit and able to travel and work
at sea and in the Polar Regions.