OSIL Are Recruiting An Oceanographer/ Marine Scientist

OSIL is a leading supplier of meteorological and oceanographic (metocean) equipment for offshore and coastal engineering applications. Operating on a global basis from an office base in the UK, we offer metocean solutions through cost-effective, high quality and technically advanced equipment.


The Systems Division of OSIL specializes in the design, build, commissioning and service of real-time data acquisition and monitoring systems for offshore and coastal engineering projects globally.

Due to continued growth, and in order to better serve the increasing needs of the business, we are looking to recruit an additional Oceanographic Engineer to undertake the design, build and maintenance of offshore metocean monitoring systems worldwide.

This post will comprise a combination of both office/ laboratory-based duties and overseas fieldwork. This challenging role, based in the UK office, will encompass varied responsibilities, the key aspects of which are:

  • Design and build of Metocean monitoring systems
  • Specifying and procuring equipment
  • Testing and integrating equipment
  • Configuration and testing of real-time data acquisition software
  • Visits to overseas installations to conduct installation, commissioning and maintenance duties
  • Preparation of technical documentation
  • Establish technical procedures
  • Take an active role in all QA & HSE relating to projects
  • Liaise with Clients
  • Providing remote support to on-site clients
  • Frequent overseas travel will be required
  • Clear career progression opportunities

Position Requirements

The candidate we have in mind is flexible, stress resistant, has an accurate work practice and a hands-on mentality. The following qualifications and experience is also required:

  • Experience with scientific or commercial instrumentation
  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Science qualifications
  • Experience within the offshore industry
  • Experience of working on vessels, rigs and platforms
  • Strong computing and IT knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in written service reports
  • Able to work in the offshore environment
  • Be a team player with excellent communication skills
  • Financial/commercial project experience is preferred
  • May suit a newly qualified graduate with the right background
  • Candidates must be fluent in written and spoken English and confident working at heights.
  • What we offer

OSIL offers a dynamic team-based working environment in an exciting and developing market, as well as the long-term potential for you to develop your skills and career. Salary for this position is negotiable and dependent on experience. OSIL also offers 25 days annual leave, plus additional offshore allowances.

To apply:

Please email your CV and a covering letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. telling us why you want to work for OSIL and how your skills and experience will benefit our team.

Reference ID: OSIL Oceanographer/ Marine Scientist – January 2021

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