Oceanographic Systems Support Engineer – Based in Havant Job at Ocean Scientific International Ltd in Hampshire

Job Description

Oceanographic Systems Support Engineer 2021

OSIL is a leading global expert in the design & manufacture of integrated systems for environmental monitoring. Due to unprecedented growth we are looking to expand our team with an exciting opportunity for an Oceanographic Systems Support Engineer.

We have a culture of continual un-relentless improvement, teamwork and total openness across all areas. For candidates with the right aptitude and skillset there are huge opportunities to be involved across a wide range of exciting projects globally.

What you will be doing:

  • Take a lead role in supporting customers post installation on live systems in the field
  • Liaising across the project team to ensure the customer receives the best possible support
  • Feeding information back into the design & procurement team where required
  • Liaising with metocean engineers on site to ensure success
  • Undertaking planned and preventative maintenance, test, calibration and set up of a wide variety of metocean instrumentation where required
  • Contributing to company QHSE management systems
  • Leading on the preparation of project documentation and manuals
  • Individual Project QA

What you will have:

  • Degree Educated in oceanography/ environmental science, physical sciences or engineering
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a technical or engineering role
  • A good working knowledge of oceanographic sensors, data loggers, instrument interfaces
  • Working knowledge of IT and telemetry systems
  • A high level working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages
  • Passionate, dynamic and an ability to get the task completed
  • Willingness to travel
  • Full driving licence

What you will bring:

  • Demonstrable experience in the use of oceanographic instruments with the deployment/installation of instrumentation in coastal and offshore environments
  • Demonstrable ability of using & programming Campbell Loggers
  • Ideally practical delivery of technical projects, engineering design and experience of working in harsh environments
  • Knowledge of working from various platforms such as ports/quays/small workboats/multicats/anchor handling vessels/offshore installations etc
  • Systematic and methodical approach with a fine attention to detail
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment

What you’ll get:

  • Working in a world leading supportive team with a high level of industry recognition
  • A company with an excellent global track record in a wide range of industries
  • A resilient company that is expanding despite current world pressures
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • Project allowances
  • Training

Wellbeing is important at OSIL, we are based on the edge of the South Downs National Park and close to Hayling Island. As well as new challenges, OSIL is a supportive workplace with opportunities for progression:

To apply:

– Please apply with your CV and a covering letter telling us why you want to work for OSIL and how your skills and experience will benefit our team.

– Closing Date 8th February 2021

– Start date Q1 2021

Reference ID: Oceanographic Systems Support Engineer 2021

Application deadline: 08/02/2021

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £22,000.00-£27,000.00 per year


COVID-19 considerations:
OSIL follow all of the government guidelines for COVID-19. Hand sanitiser, face masks and gloves are provided and regular risk assessments are carried out to ensure the safety of all staff.


  • Technical or engineering: 2 years (Required)

Flexible Working Options Available:

Work remotely:

About Company

Company: Ocean Scientific International Ltd

Company Location:  Hampshire

Job Category: Engineering Jobs, Mechnical Jobs, Electrical Jobs

About Ocean Scientific International Ltd