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Senior Engineering Mentor/Manager - Professional Volunteer

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CLEAR BLUE SEA

Senior Engineering Mentor/Manager - Professional Volunteer

CLEAR BLUE SEA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in San Diego, CA with a mission to cleanse the oceans of plastic pollution. Clear Blue Sea’s innovative marine debris removal system is an unmanned, solar-powered Floating Robot for Eliminating Debris (FRED). Three small scale FRED prototypes have been built and tested in Mission Bay and several new FRED projects are currently in work, including a FRED Do-it-Yourself (FREDDY) Instructional Package and the design of a 50-foot FRED to be implemented in Hawaii. Our FRED projects have involved over 200 students to help younger generations experience what it takes to address a global environmental crisis.

We are looking for Senior Professional Volunteers to assist student intern teams with Systems Engineering and Integration expertise and support, to help further Clear Blue Sea’s mission and FRED solution. We have many student engineering teams, which include high school and college students, who are in need of mentoring and project review by a seasoned professional. This position offers flexible hours, an opportunity to mentor student interns, weekly collaboration with Clear Blue Sea’s Engineering Team, and being able to participate virtually from your home. Please get in touch to help us conserve our oceans.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Support improvements in our systems engineering methods and tools
  • Provide mentoring and training to student intern teams
  • Help develop engineering project plans in conjunction with interns and volunteers
  • Lead brainstorming sessions to address engineering opportunities and issues
  • Research technology innovations relevant to FRED’s system architecture
  • Participate in FRED design reviews, build reviews, test plan reviews, and operational reviews
  • Attend weekly meetings with the Engineering Team, which includes all FRED Projects

Desired Qualifications / Attributes

  • Experience in system design and development for innovative technologies
  • Familiarity with robotics, autonomous operations, and remote sensors
  • Effective verbal and written communications
  • Patience with younger generations who have chosen to make a difference
  • Supportive of student intern tasking, ideas, and concerns

Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in engineering field
  • Project management of complex engineering programs
  • Computer-aided design and engineering drawings
  • Extensive teamwork on multi-disciplinary programs

Apply via our online form:

Contact Clear Blue Sea with questions: personnel@clearbluesea.org

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About CLEAR BLUE SEA

Location:

7939 Silverton Ave, SAN DIEGO, CA 92122, US

Mission Statement

Clear Blue Sea's mission is to cleanse the oceans of floating plastic pollution by operating fleets of unmanned marine robots powered by renewable energy.

Description

CLEAR BLUE SEA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in San Diego, CA with a mission to cleanse the oceans of plastic pollution. Clear Blue Sea’s innovative marine debris removal system is an unmanned, solar-powered Floating Robot for Eliminating Debris (FRED). Three small-scale FRED prototypes have been built and tested in Mission Bay and several new FRED projects are currently in work, including a FRED Do-it-Yourself (FREDDY) Instructional Package and the design of a 50-foot FRED to be implemented in Hawaii as a pilot. Our FRED projects have involved over 200 student interns as we are dedicated to training and mentoring younger generations in methods and innovations needed to increase awareness of ocean plastics and solutions for ocean cleanup and conservancy.

Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Software Engineering
  • System Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering

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REQUIREMENTS

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