Marine Science Systems Technician 2

Job Details

Institution: 
Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Duties: 
The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University is seeking a Marine Science Systems Technician-2. The Marine Science Systems Technician-2 (MSST-2) assists with technical/electronics support and maintenance for seagoing science missions at LDEO and at sea onboard the academic research vessel, R/V Marcus G. Langseth. Monitors hardware performance and provides input into discussions on equipment upgrades/replacement. When assigned on board the ship for science missions, this person serves as a shift leader (under the direction of senior staff) during Langseth science operations. As shift leader, responsible for logging events for the various data recording systems on Langseth, training of science party members in watch-standing duties and contractor management. The MSST-2 must follow quality and safety procedures and be capable of leading science missions if required.