Mate - Oceans 500 Tons

Oxnard, California
Apr 18, 2024
Apr 20, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate

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The National Security Sector at Leidos, supporting the Medium/Overload Unmanned Surface Vessel (M/OUSV) Program, is seeking a Mate with a USCG 500Tons Oceans or greater license with STCW certificates to support a dynamic high growth organization. The O/MUSV program is based in Port Hueneme, CA, and is responsible for delivering cutting edge autonomous vessel technology to the US Navy. The program operates and maintains prototype autonomous vessels for test and evaluation of the vessels as well as developing operations, maintenance, logistics and training procedures for the autonomous Fleet of the future.

The Mate will stand watch aboard O/MUSV vessels and will be responsible for navigation, security, cargo loading, vessel maintenance, safety programs, and SMS compliance under the supervision of the Master. The Mate will travel and work onboard the USV at sea and in port, operating and maintaining the USV and support vessels.

Duties include standing up to 12 hour watches, supervising the loading and securing of cargo, maintaining vessel records, supporting logistics requirements, and conducting routing maintenance items. Will work rotating shifts of approximately 28 days, while on rotation crew should expect to work more than 40-hours per week.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Report to USV Master and Port Captain for pier side and afloat USV operations.
  • Participate in seamanship duties as required including small craft operation.
  • Assist in preparation, preservation, and cleanliness of assigned vessel, and any associated equipment.
  • Coordinate and assist in pre/post mission craft readiness functions.
  • May assist in vessel security and visitor control function.
  • Participate in Leidos and Government safety programs.
  • This position will require close cooperation and working relationships with active-duty military and other Government personnel.

Basic Qualifications
  • Requires a Bachelors Degree plus 4 years of relevant experience (additional experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree).
  • USCG Merchant Mariner credentials: 500 tons or greater Mate Oceans w corresponding STCW certificate
  • USCG Medical Certificate
  • Position requires the ability to perform in an arduous duty environments.
  • Ability to lift 40lbs
  • Individuals must possess the ability and demeanor to share common spaces over lengthy deployment periods and work closely with others in a small working area and in a shipboard environment
  • Clearance Requirements: Ability to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance upon hire

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working aboard US Government vessels
  • Must be able to communicate effectively

Original Posting Date: 2024-04-12
While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range: Pay Range $81,250.00 - $146,875.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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