Hydrographic Survey Intern

http://www.gyfoundation.org/hydrographic-survey-intern/

This a 10-week summer internship that will take place within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s, Office of Coast Survey, Hydrographic Survey Division/Pacific Hydrographic Branch. Interns will be involved with the support of populating the National Bathymetric Source (NBS). Data from the NBS will in turn be used to rescheme NOAA’s nautical charts, and the intern will work with PHB’s product team lead in high priority areas. This data will be curated and repackaged for ingest into the NBS and re-published for public dissemination at NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI).

 

Major duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Review and edit archived hydrographic surveys & bathymetric grids.
  •  Work closely with the Pacific Hydrographic Branch team in completeting high priority projects.
  • Collect, curate, and repackage data to be ingested into the National Bathymetric System (NBS).
  • Intern will be using commercial GIS software and NOAA’s quality control tools to complete their work.
 Desired knowledge, skills or abilities:
  • GIS experience
  • Major in Geology, Geography, Earth Sciences, Oceanography, Marine Archaeology, Hydrography, Cartography or a related field

Benefit to Intern (Summary):

  • Hands on experience in data review and analysis and the associated challenges;
  • Experience with GIS software and quality control tools; and
  • Exposure to hydrographic data acquisition, processing, and analysis for chart application.

Location: Seattle, WA
Compensation: $16/hr
Benefits: $800 housing stipend

Re-Advertised Marine Geophysics, Marine Geologist

Tetra Tech Inc. is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—17,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams.

Tetra Tech Inc. is currently seeking a Senior Geophysicist/Marine Geologist in a highly dynamic role to support offshore development projects with a focus on submarine cables and the offshore wind industries. This role provides broad support and technical expertise in other aspects of offshore project permitting, design, and development activities. It also functions as a liaison and technical contact between various other offshore development functional groups, such as underwater acoustics, marine archeology, and the marine survey groups.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with current staff in the support of a variety of subsea cable projects for power transmission, offshore renewables, and telecommunications clients
  • Serve as a subject matter resource for documentation, queries and tasks related to marine geophysical & geotechnical survey, seabed geology, marine archaeology and/or fisheries regarding offshore construction
  • Research, compile, and interpret published literature, publicly available GIS datasets and project-specific data to inform Critical Issues Analyses, Risk Analyses, and Desktop Study documentation efforts
  • Technical writing for reports, drafting or designing supporting figures and illustrations required
  • Integrate and managed extensive GIS datasets, geophysical survey data, and project specific documentation
  • Research and interpret international, Federal, state and local regulations on a project-specific basis to assess project permitting feasibility and requirements, as well as prepare environmental reports and permit applications
  • Recommend geophysical and geotechnical survey techniques and design survey plans and strategies to meet project needs and requirements for federal, state, and local permitting
  • Compile and analyze geophysical and geotechnical data to evaluate and assess cable burial potential and highlight potential construction risks
  • Design and update subsea cable routes to client specifications and best practices using GIS and cable planning tools (e.g., ArcMap & Makai Plan)
  • Identify potential project and client leads, and participate in the preparation of proposals, budgets, and plans of work
  • Written, telephone, and in-person communication with internal technical experts, regulatory agencies, clients and others to facilitate project goals
  • Willing to participate in offshore work and offsite travel. Some travel required (5-15%), but occasional field work assignments may be up to several weeks in total duration

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS. in Earth Science, Geology, Geophysics or related degree required
  • M.Sc. or Ph D. preferred
  • Five years of experience working on offshore development projects strongly preferred
  • Subsea cable experience preferred.
  • Relevant experience on pipeline route design, survey, or installation will be considered
  • Experience in marine or coastal planning and design, marine project permitting, and/or offshore development required
  • Strong interpersonal and public speaking skills required
  • Strong GIS skills and understanding of geospatial analysis, integration, and data management
  • Project management experience preferred
  • Must possess solid, practical skills in office applications, GIS, and scheduling software

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, or age.

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, for immediate consideration please submit your resume to Tetra Tech, Inc., at http://www.tetratech.com. Please mention the position you are applying for in your cover letter and include salary requirements. A Pre-employment drug screen is required.

Tetra Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value workplace diversity. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. Please visit our website at http://www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

If you are disabled and need assistance with your job application process, please fax the position you are applying for to: (973) 630-8111.
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Tetra Tech is an EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability employer. Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

Job Type: Full-time

Re-Advertised Marine Archaeologist

Get your applications in!

Tetra Tech Inc. is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—17,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 412 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams.

Tetra Tech, Inc. is currently seeking applications for a Marine Archaeologist position. The marine archaeologist position requires candidates who ideally have at least five (5) years of experience working as a cultural resource principal investigator and/or manager on Projects that involve performance of background research in addition to collection and interpretation of remote sensing data.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The marine archaeologist must have the capability and experience to interpret data collected from geophysical surveys using instrumentation such as side scan sonar, magnetometer, and multibeam sonar survey systems to identify potential cultural resources that may be eligible to the National Register of Historic Places
  • The marine archaeologist should also be certified to dive and experienced in assessing if potential remote sensing targets may represent cultural resources that meet the criteria to be eligible to the NRHP
  • The position requires good writing skills so that reports for a variety of clients and federal or state agencies may be developed based on the background research and on-water tasks performed

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATION:

  • At least five years’ experience as a professional marine archaeologist in the US (Northeast and Middle Atlantic US preferred)
  • MA or MS degree in Anthropology (or related field) with an emphasis in underwater archaeology
  • Must be a Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA) or be qualified to become an RPA upon employment
  • Experience in performing work compliant with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act
  • Experience in performing work to Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s Guidelines for Identification of Historic Properties in Federal Waters
  • Candidate must be hard-working, good-natured, capable of working with others, capable of giving clear explanations and direction, capable of taking direction from Project Managers and Supervisors

OTHER DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

  • It is preferred that candidates have up-to-date Red Cross First-Aid and CPR training
  • It is preferred that candidates have current HAZWOPER Training
  • Interested candidates must provide at least three professional references with their current email addresses and telephone numbers.

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, for immediate consideration please submit your resume to Tetra Tech, Inc., at http://www.tetratech.com. Please mention the position you are applying for in your cover letter and include salary requirements. A Pre-employment drug screen is required.

Tetra Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value workplace diversity. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. Please visit our website at http://www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

If you are disabled and need assistance with your job application process, please fax the position you are applying for to: (973) 630-8111.
*

Tetra Tech is an EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability employer. Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

Job Type: Full-time

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Maritime Archaeologist

https://jobs.careers.vic.gov.au/jobs/VG-821946B

The Maritime Archaeologist will work as part of a team to plan and deliver programs to identify, monitor and assessment underwater cultural heritage sites and objects across Victoria. You will conduct research to identify, evaluate and document places and items of maritime heritage significance, as well as participate in development, implementation and review of management policies and practices, community education programs and legislative protocols to achieve the long-term protection and management of Victoria’s underwater cultural heritage.

As the successful candidate, you will possess a recognised tertiary qualification in maritime archaeology or cultural heritage management, including understanding of the occupational health and safety issues associated with underwater fieldwork. Highly desirable, you will possess a commercial diving qualification to a minimum level of ASAP Part 1, a coxswain qualification or experience in commercial vessel operations and/or a medium rigid Victorian driver’s license.

This is an ongoing position available.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria and any job requirements specified in the position description.

Applications close at midnight Tuesday, 9 April 2019. 

Lecturer in Maritime History

https://vacancies.ncl.ac.uk/ViewVacancyV2.aspx?enc=mEgrBL4XQK0+ld8aNkwYmAMCjrA5ofJkBFwF2T3szI8fJV5Aljf8ptsXMDP8cq/0NYTJFDqfk9s3d1a3HhGoahfowzeoi2qB4pYa1oqv2TS5VF21MaeqHBY4rJEoI4xxQqSTowu0TY1Ohl+ZWwAS0w==

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology at Newcastle University is undergoing a period of expansion and is seeking to consolidate its strong performance in research and teaching by appointing five outstanding Lecturers/Senior Lecturers in History. We welcome applications from anywhere in the world from suitably qualified candidates who are committed to the highest calibre of research and teaching, and who have clear plans for developing individual and collaborative research. Particular preference may be given to applicants whose expertise in History complements our existing research strengths in:

– Public History
– History of Radical Ideas
Maritime History
– Environmental History
– Medical History

You will be expected to: deliver high-quality, impactful research, develop PhD research supervision, innovate in building research collaborations, and help to grow research funding success in History. You will bring an outstanding track record of publications. You will also be expected to demonstrate a commitment to delivering innovative and imaginative, high-quality teaching via a range of research-informed undergraduate and taught postgraduate modules in History and combined honours degree programmes.

2019 Scientific Diver Course

Highly recommend getting your AAUS cert if you can swing the cost and the time.

https://www.aaus.org/Shared_Content/News_and_Announcemnts/LUMCON_2019_Field_Course.aspx

LUMCON AAUS Science Diver Field Course

The Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium will be offering a two week AAUS scientific diver field course, July 21- August 02, 2019. The course is open to the public and researchers needing scientific diver training. The course will meet 8-10 hours daily during the two week period and will include academic course work and testing, pool training in emergency response and diving techniques, and at least 12 dives aboard LUMCON research vessels in the Gulf of Mexico. Diving will be focused on inshore low visibility conditions and offshore oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico. Participants are required to reside at LUMCOM during the course and must complete all course prerequisites before arrival. Cost is $1600 all inclusive, except for transportation to and from LUMCON. An application and list of prerequisites can be requested by email though dso@lumcon.edu or mconover@lumcon.edu

16th Century Shipwrecks Conference

https://santa-elena.org/shipwrecks-conference-announcement/

The Santa Elena Foundation will present an educational symposium on “Shipwrecks of America’s Lost Century” in Beaufort from April 5 – 6, 2019. This one-day conference gathers together a group of eminent maritime historians and nautical archaeologists to share their understanding of seafaring ventures and shipwrecks from the sixteenth century, America’s Lost Century. SC Humanities supported this program with a Major Grant.

The symposium will include lectures, video presentations, discussions, and Q&A periods covering European activity on America’s southeast coast during the 16thcentury, including the discovery of ten Spanish and French active shipwreck archaeology projects. In addition, the program will include a special recognition of the contributions by Dr. Eugene Lyon in illuminating the early maritime and colonial efforts at Santa Elena and in Spanish La Florida.

Presenters include Carla Rahn Phillips, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities; Don Keith, Ships of Discovery; Paul Hoffman, Louisiana State University; Barto Arnold, Institute of Nautical Archaeology; Roger Smith, Florida Division of Historical Resources; John Bratten, University of West Florida; Corey Malcom, Mel Fisher Maritime Museum; Chuck Meide, St. Augustine Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program; Brad Loewen, Université de Montréal; Gordon Watts, Tidewater Atlantic Research, Inc; and James Spirek, South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology.

A replica of the Santa Maria, Christopher Columbus’ flagship, will be available for tours on the Beaufort waterfront from March 29 – April 7.

The symposium is ticketed, and registration is required, as seats are limited. To register or for more information, visit https://santa-elena.org/shipwrecks-conference-announcement/.

The mission of SC Humanities is to enrich the cultural and intellectual lives of all South Carolinians. Established in 1973, this 501(c) 3 organization is governed by a volunteer 21-member Board of Directors comprised of community leaders from throughout the state.  It presents and/or supports literary initiatives, lectures, exhibits, festivals, publications, oral history projects, videos and other humanities-based experiences that directly or indirectly reach more than 250,000 citizens annually.

PhD Studentship in Maritime Archaeology

https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BQY933/phd-studentship-honor-frost-foundation-masters-and-or-doctoral-awards-in-maritime-archaeology

Applications are invited for a fully-funded studentship from the Honor Frost Foundation.

The Foundation’s mission is to promote the advancement and research, including publication, of maritime archaeology with particular focus on the eastern Mediterranean. The Foundation is keen to support educational opportunities for students from the primary regions where Honor worked and is supporting a fully funded scholarship in Maritime Archaeology for students from Cyprus, Lebanon, Egypt and Syria to attend the University of Southampton commencing in September 2019.

www.honorfrostfoundation.org

The scholarship is primarily for study at MA/MSc level with the possibility of further funding for PhD, but may also be offered at PhD level if there are suitable candidates. Due to funding restrictions, this award is only available to students from Cyprus, Lebanon, Egypt and Syria.

Students will be registered at the University of Southampton and supervised by experts in the field of Maritime Archaeology.

2019 Maritime Archaeology Surveying Techniques (MAST)

MAST 2019 Announcement

University of Hawaiʻi Marine Option Program in partnership with NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries will hold a maritime archaeology field school July 1 – 12, 2019 in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi.  During this two week field experience, students will learn basic underwater archaeological survey and historical research techniques from instructors, Col. Don Froning (USMC) and Dr. Hans Van Tilburg (NOAA Sanctuaries).  Our sites of interest may include various WWII era vessels which will be mapped.  All interested individuals should be fully authorized UH Scientific Divers with a 40’ depth authorization before the start of the field school current through the end of MAST.  This course has openings for 8 qualified students.  For off island students, on-campus housing is available through East-West Center Housing at a reasonable rate, go to  https://www.eastwestcenter.org/about-ewc/housing/visitor-housing – for information and reservations.

Offshore Geo

https://usr55.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/edfre/Posting/View/321

EDF Renewables North America, a subsidiary of EDF Renewables, is a leading North American independent power producer boasting over 30 years of experience across a broad spectrum of services. Our mission is to deliver renewable solutions to lead the transition to a sustainable energy future.

Scope of Job:

Responsible for geotechnical and geophysical work during all phase of offshore wind projects, from desktop data acquisition to surveys.

Facilitate identification of geo-risks and report new geo-risks when they arise (eg. UXO, archaeology, boulders etc.).

MSDS Marine Vacancies

MSDS Marine have grown steadily since first established in 2011 and are now a market leader in maritime archaeology in the UK. MSDS Marine currently have a large volume of work and are involved in many high profile development projects. As a result, we are looking to expand our team with enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals. Various positions are available and we are particularly keen to hear from people with geophysical experience or an interest and ability to learn. You will be educated to at least degree level with a passion for heritage. A proven track record in commercial archaeology work would be beneficial but is not essential as we have opportunities for recent graduates.

Find out more here – Roles at MSDS Marine March 2019

https://msdsmarine.com/en/vacanciesmarch2019/

 

RECON Offshore is now staffing

RECON Offshore is seeking interested contractors and individuals for employment, teaming, and partnering. Specifically seeking underwater/maritime archaeologists, submerged prehistoric archaeologists, GIS specialists, and maritime historians. RECON is a new worldwide provider of marine archaeology services focusing on submerged cultural resources management.

Massachusetts Underwater Archaeologist

https://massanf.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=1900027T&tz=GMT-05:00&tzname=America/Chicago&src=JB-10080

The incumbent is the Chief Archaeologist, also referred to as the State Underwater Archaeologist, of the Board of Underwater Archaeological Resources (BUAR) in the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA). Its mission is to identify, preserve, and interpret the Commonwealth’s underwater cultural heritage, anon-renewable public resources, for the recreational, economic, environmental, and historical benefit of its citizens.. In accordance with MGL C.6, sec.179, the incumbent may also serve as Director of the BUAR. As the senior lead technical specialist in underwater archaeology and related historic/cultural/heritage resource preservation issues, the incumbent is routinely responsible for analyzing data and giving advice to BUAR members and EEA senior management as it relates to the statewide implications of making a decision on a project or statewide operation. This advice routinely requires a high degree of experiential context relating to BUAR activity, accounting for public concerns and interests, and with full cognizance of other governmental and private sector needs and reactions. The position requires a mixture of unique technical science and experiential context.

RFP 318832, Cultural and Historical Resource Protection Boat Support

MSA requires qualified personnel and equipment to provide safe boat trips to islands and remote shoreline locations in or on the Columbia River in support of the Cultural and Historical Resource Protection (CHRP) program.

The Buyer requires a Subcontractor to provide a 9-passenger boat and qualified boat captain on an as needed basis for half day and up to full day one-day trips to various islands within the Columbia River in the Hanford Reach and/or to access remote locations along the shorelines of the Columbia River bordering the Hanford Facility. At least one trip but up to three separate trips may be necessary annually.

https://www.hanford.gov/pmm/page.cfm/Solicitations/RFP318832

 

Newest Underwater Archaeology Firm

Check out the newest underwater archaeology firm:

https://reconoffshore.com/

Recon Offshore specializes in all aspects of Submerged Cultural Resources Management (SCRM) and Maritime Archaeology. With over 48 years’ experience our mission is to provide our clients with the most reliable and accurate results utilizing cutting-edge technologies. From Section 106 compliance, to remote sensing surveys, to data analysis, to diver investigations, Recon Offshore has the capabilities to work worldwide.

Marine Archaeologist re-posted

http://jobs.jobvite.com/careers/snainternational/job/oHRe8fwE?__jvst=Job+Board&__jvsd=Indeed

SNA International, a world leader in forensics, biometrics and identity intelligence, is currently looking for a Marine Archaeologist.

The Marine Archaeologist will provide professional and scientific leadership to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) personnel working on investigation and recovery missions on a project basis and in regard to processing, analyzing, and managing underwater remote-sensing datasets and geospatial data collected during field missions. This position will follow all DPAA policies and procedures to serve as a scientific-decision maker to create and iteratively execute archaeological strategies to search for, verify, survey, and recover sites in underwater contexts and forensically process any evidence. Investigation and recovery sites (both foreign and domestic) may include remote, isolated, and/or austere environments. This position will require both field and laboratory work.