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Mid-Level Architect / Designer

Catalyst Architecture/Interiors, Inc.

Catalyst Architecture / Interiors is seeking a talented Mid-Level Architect / Designer with 5-10 years of professional experience to support a variety of projects. For more than 50 years, Catalyst has served clients across multiple market sectors, including community-based organizations and non-profits, businesses, multi-family developers and homeowners throughout Cape Cod, Eastern Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. We are searching for an independent and organized individual with the ability to lead all creative and technical aspect of project development, as well as work collaboratively with our team of architects, technical and interior design staff.

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MARINE ANIMAL REHABILITATION & ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION INTERNSHIP

National Marine Life Center

The National Marine Life Center (NMLC) is now accepting applications for the Marine Animal Rehabilitation and Environmental Education Internship for a bridging internship session, running from the first week of November 2022 through the first week of March 2023. The application deadline is October 1, 2022.

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Outreach Coordinator and Office Manager

Orleans Conservation Trust

The Orleans Conservation Trust seeks a highly motivated individual to serve as Outreach Coordinator & Office Manager. The individual will report to the Executive Director and will work closely with staff, board members, volunteers, and the public. They will manage OCT’s guided walks and educational lectures and assist with social media (Facebook and Instagram) and email communications with members. They will also be responsible for core administrative operations including donation processing, donor database maintenance, mailing preparation, assisting the OCT Treasurer with financial reporting, and being responsive to the public. The Outreach Coordinator & Office Manager will work out of OCT’s office at 203 South Orleans Road, Orleans, MA 02653. This is a full-time, exempt position. Willingness and availability to work occasional evenings and weekends required. See here for full description and how to apply.

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ASSISTANT COORDINATOR – BAYWATCHERS MONITORING PROGRAM BUZZARDS BAY COALITION

The Buzzards Bay Coalition

The Buzzards Bay Coalition is seeking an Assistant Coordinator for helping to coordinate the bay-wide, volunteer Baywatchers Monitoring Program for summer 2022. The Assistant Coordinator position is a combination of fieldwork, lab work, working with citizen volunteers, data entry and additional watershed natural resource monitoring (stream flow, anadromous fish). This part-time, seasonal position is from May to August with a variable schedule that averages 25-30 hours per week.

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Electrical Engineer

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is a world leader in all things subsea, from groundbreaking ocean science and discoveries, to cutting edge subsea technology for the government, military and private sector.

The Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering Department of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is searching for an Electrical Engineer to join the Advanced Engineering Lab (AEL). The AEL comprises a diverse, world class team of engineers working on a wide variety of oceanographic projects including developing optical communication systems for autonomous underwater vehicles and sensors that help scientists and engineers understand the ocean for research and practical applications. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for benefits.

The internal working title for this position could be either Engineer I or Engineer II. The final level of the position will be determined commensurate with the selected candidate's level of education & experience.

Please apply with resume here: https://careers-whoi.icims.com...

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Robotics Engineer

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Robotics Engineer to join the Scibotics Lab within the Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering Department (AOPE). This is a regular full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for benefits.

The Scibotics Lab’s main focus is developing innovative solutions for oceanographic research using ocean robotics, particularly autonomous technologies. Our workflow balances between conceptualization, design, fabrication and field operations in many complex oceanographic environments. Some applications include biological and physical surveys, mapping, under-ice exploration, environmental anomaly detection, and filming of megafauna. Our lab places a large focus on developing backseat autonomy capabilities with sensors and software. The Scibotics team operates in a creative and exciting workspace from creation of ideas to deployment in the field.

The Robotics Engineer will perform a wide range of mechanical design and system testing tasks related to autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) and their subsystems. The position will include both mechanical (70%) and systems (30%) engineering, with a focus on detailed design of mechanical systems, as well as integration of various electrical subsystems, sensors and power sources. Excellent writing and communication skills for both team collaboration and publishing reports and papers and proposal writing are desired. The successful candidate with have proven leadership skills necessary to work with and eventually lead a team of technicians and engineers through a design project or field cruise. All members of our team are expected to spend time both in the office or lab and in the field.

Preparation, troubleshooting and repair, and operations of ocean vehicles is a major component to our lab’s workflow. Field operations range from test missions in local waters to multi-week cruises on research vessels to support science, exploration, or disaster response and support military research and development. Some previous missions have included oil spill response, locating shipwrecks, mapping unexplored parts of the ocean, and studying sharks and sea turtles. Past project sponsors include National Science Foundations, NOAA, Office of Naval Research, DARPA, BSEE, Discovery Channel, Department of Homeland Security (DHS -U.S. Coast Guard), foreign governments and philanthropic organizations.

The internal working titles for this position could be either Engineer I or Engineer II. The final level of the position will be determined commensurate with the selected candidate’s level of education & experience.

Please apply with resume here: https://careers-whoi.icims.com...

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Mechanical-Electrical Technician

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Mechanical-Electrical Technician to join the Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering Department - Advanced Engineering Laboratory. This is a regular, full-time, non-exempt position, and is eligible for benefits. The initial term will be for two years.

The Advanced Engineering Laboratory is consists of engineers and technicians who work on a wide range of oceanographic systems including autonomous undersea vehicles, autonomous surface vehicles, underwater acoustics and communications, and complex sensors for physical oceanography, chemistry and biology. Within the lab, multiple groups develop cutting-edge technology for scientific and US Navy applications, and take that technology from initial prototype to complete product.

The Mechanical-Electrical Technician will work with an engineering team in the development, assembly and test of complex assemblies for oceanographic systems. The work will include fabrication of prototypes and limited production runs, development of construction processes, documentation of procedures, and supervision of other assembly technicians.

More specifically, the Mechanical-Electrical Technician will undertake tasks, including, but not limited to: ordering parts, performing mechanical assembly of pressure housings and piping systems, assembly of printed circuit boards into pressure housings and connecting wiring harnesses, moving equipment between labs and test facilities, basic quality control and organizing of parts for assembly, plus helping with preparation of equipment for shipment. Remote work at field sites or other contractor facilities for up to several weeks per year is likely.

The internal working title for this position could be either Engineering Assistant III or Senior Engineering Assistant I. The final level of the position will be determined commensurate with the selected candidate's level of education & experience.

Please apply with resume here: https://careers-whoi.icims.com...

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Engineering Assistant I

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for an Engineering Assistant to join the Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering Department. This is a regular, full-time, non-exempt position, and is eligible for full benefits.

The Engineering Assistant will provide electronics and mechanical support for construction, laboratory testing, operation, field installation and maintenance of scientific instruments and platforms, primarily in ice-covered oceans. Will participate in the organization, interpretation, and summary of test results and acquired experimental data using computer programs. Requires substantial sea duty (including strenuous labor) in cold regions in late winter and summers.

The internal working title for this position could be either Engineering Assistant I. The final level of the position will be determined commensurate with the selected candidate's level of education & experience.

Please apply here with resume: https://careers-whoi.icims.com...

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Internship

Woods Hole Sea Grant American Lobster Research and Outreach Internship

Woods Hole Sea Grant

The Woods Hole Sea Grant program, based at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), supports research, education, and extension projects that encourage environmental stewardship, long-term economic development, and responsible use of the nation’s coastal and ocean resources. It is part of the National Sea Grant College Program of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, a network of 34 individual programs located in each of the coastal and Great Lakes states. Together, these programs form a national network of over 300 participating institutions involving more than 3,000 scientists, engineers, educators, students, and outreach experts.

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Diamondback Terrapin Internship Program – Spring / Summer Season

New England Coastal Wildlife Alliance

The New England Coastal Wildlife Alliance (NECWA) is a non-profit organization based in southeastern MA. We are dedicated to the protection and conservation of marine wildlife in the New England area. We conduct field research on diamondback terrapins in an effort to advance our understandings of their biology and ecology, as well as support conservation efforts on their behalf. Information collected through our research activities is also used to form the basis of our educational outreach activities within the New England community.

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Fisheries Science At-Sea Groundfish Monitoring Trainer

Coonamessett Farm Foundation, Inc.

Coonamessett Farm Foundation, Inc. (CFF) is looking to fill a full-time Fisheries Science Trainer position for its Northeast Groundfish At-Sea Monitoring (ASM) training program. The selected candidate will be required to work on-site at our East Falmouth, MA location and complete a federal background check after hire. This is a full-time, salaried position with a competitive benefits package. Salary commensurate with experience and education, range between ~$50,000 to ~$60,000.

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