Unmanned Underwater Systems Operator

Maintain and operate inspection class remotely operated vehicles (ROV) and man portable autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV). The position will require mission planning, at-sea operations, and post mission processing and analysis of underwater sensor data and video.


  • Must be a citizen of the United States of America

  • Must hold or be eligible for a SECRET security clearance

  • Must pass a drug screening and criminal background check

  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Able to work well with others


  • Experience with at-sea small boat operations

  • Background in electronics

  • Mechanical aptitude

  • Good communication skills in both the written and spoken word

Compensation: Commensurate with skill level / experience

Please send resume to employment@orcamaritime.com

Vessel Engineer

Vessel is used for autonomous underwater vehicle (UUV), remotely operated vehicle (ROV), and diving operations. Vessel engineer will be responsible for the safe operation and maintenance of the vessel’s propulsion and generator systems, ancillary equipment including deck machinery, navigation, and communication systems, vessel maintenance and cleanliness, safety of all embarked passengers, unmanned systems equipment, and operating environment both above and below the water. Vessel operations are expected to be conducted Monday through Friday but could include weekends. Customers will include government, commercial, and academic organizations.

  • United States Citizen

  • Current SECRET Security Clearance

  • Marine Diesel Mechanic certification

  • Minimum 5 years of off-shore experience

  • Physical exam taken within the last 6 months of employment start date

  • Approved drug test taken within the last 6 months

  • Approved CPR/First Aid certification taken within the last 12 months

  • Location: San Diego, CA

46 foot Research/Survey vessel
Twin 8.3 liter Cummins Marine Diesels Hamilton Jet Drives
Koehler 9KW Generator

References required.

Please send resume to employment@orcamaritime.com