Ocean Specialists, Inc. is seeking Submarine Network Engineers to support development of international fiber optic cable systems. Qualified individuals will play a vital role in the establishment of cable systems serving existing and new markets. Previous experience as a network engineer with a submarine cable system owner or supplier is essential.
- Support development of international submarine fiber cable systems from inception to operations
- Draft technical specifications for submarine fiber cable systems
- Evaluate and adjudicate supplier proposals
- Provide technical input to purchaser’s project manager on a regular basis
- Perform quality assurance on terrestrial and subsea plant
- Specify cable landing station requirements
- Oversee installation and testing of submarine terminal equipment
- Act as Purchaser’s representative during test and commissioning of submarine cable systems
- Develop maintenance plans for submarine cable systems
- Develop operations procedures, provisioning plans, and service level agreements for submarine cable systems
- Train and mentor Purchaser’s engineers in the planning, design, and operation of submarine cable systems
- Must have current, long-term authorization to work and reside in the United States
- Willing to consider alternate home office locations for exceptional candidates
- Must be available to travel internationally for durations of one to four weeks
- Bachelor of Science in relevant engineering field, computer science, or physics
- Ten years overall experience in optical transport networks
- Three years experience in submarine cable networks
- Three years experience with DWDM networks
- Two years experience with SONET/SDH or OTN networks
- Ability to clearly communicate technical recommendations to technical and non-technical staff
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills in the English language
Other Desirable Qualifications
- Experience with 40Gb/s or 100Gb/s coherent detection transmission systems
- Experience with packet optical networks, COE or MPLS-T
- Experience with telecom network management systems
- Quality Systems experience, including familiarity with ISO-9000 practices and procedures
- Participation in major submarine cable systems projects
- Conversational Spanish or Portuguese a plus
CSA Ocean Sciences is seeking a full-time, in-house scientific technical editor to be a part of the document production team in the Stuart, Florida office.
Candidates will have a strong science background with strong skills in science reading comprehension and science writing. An environmental science/biology degree is required; a marine biology and ecology background is considered a major strength. Responsibilities include comprehending and editing (including copy editing) highly technical reports, proposals, correspondence, marketing material, etc. Necessary skills and qualifications include attention to detail, exceptional spelling ability, comprehensive understanding of the rules of grammar, and excellent reading comprehension. The candidate must have a demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines and work closely with authors and scientific reviewers as a dependable team player. Computer competence with email, internet, and MS Word is required, and familiarity with web based content is a plus. Salary range is $40,000 - $45,000, negotiable depending on qualifications.
Interviewed candidates will be asked to edit a sample document and provide examples of editing experience.
CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. is seeking a motivated word processor for our technical document production team. This is a full-time position located in CSA’s Stuart, FL headquarters.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to operation of sophisticated software packages and utilization of word processing and peripheral equipment to record, edit, store, revise, convert, and print a variety of documents including reports, proposals, spreadsheets, forms, permit applications, letters, memos, journal articles, PowerPoint presentations, and other materials, and assist with other support services as necessary. Work includes production of multidisciplinary, complex technical scientific reports that may be compiled from specialized software for equations, tables, formulas, graphics, desktop publishing, or databases and prepared according to client-specific guidelines.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Solid work experience in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint 2010 and 2013 and have extensive knowledge of 2007 to enable word processing operations for single and double sided documents including styles, tracked changes, comparisons, pagination, headers/footers, macros, citations and bibliographies, generating and updating table of contents, list of tables, and list of figures, and merges of multiple documents and Adobe Acrobat
- Must be able to research and as necessary trouble-shoot the MS Office 2013 2007 applications and provide tips and assistance to other users in best use of these packages as needed
- Must have familiarity with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Visio, and Thumbsplus
- Must have good organizational skills and great attention to detail
- Must be able to prioritize multiple assignments, meet deadlines, and maintain a professional demeanor in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
- Must be able to work both independently and as part of team to collaborate on efforts
- Must be skilled in producing well balanced and attractively arranged material
- Must be familiar with creating templates for multiple uses
- Must be able to maintain equipment and evaluate hardware and software to determine suitability for present and future needs
- Must be able to work alongside scientific staff to achieve deadlines in processing and production of documents
- Must have experience with the operation of peripheral equipment such as printers, copiers, scanners, and laminators and perform simple maintenance on office machines such as copiers and fax machines
Applicants will be asked to do a word processing sample.
CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. is interested in contacting qualified, experienced marine mammal and turtle observers for potential aerial and shipboard surveys. These are temporary positions (hourly compensation with no additional benefits) that become available when we are awarded an MMO/PAM project. Objectives of projects can include:
- Seasonal distribution and abundance;
- Mitigation and monitoring of potential effects from oil and gas development and disturbance, including visual and passive acoustic (PAM) monitoring surveys during geophysical (seismic) surveys; and
- Photography and photoidentification and cataloging.
D. Hopler, CSA Ocean Sciences Inc.,
8502 SW Kansas Ave
Stuart, FL 34997