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Running Tide

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51-100
Portland, Maine, USA

Company Description

Running Tide is an ocean technology company built to tackle humanity's most urgent challenge: climate change. We build cutting-edge solutions that integrate engineered and biological systems to remove CO2 from the atmosphere, restore ecosystems, and secure food systems. Our multidisciplinary team of world-class scientists, engineers, and maritime operators is working as fast as possible while the world is burning.

Jobs (13)

Systems Technician

Full time role
Portland, Maine
Sep 26, 2022
Running Tide is an ocean technology company built to tackle humanity’s most urgent challenge: climate change. We build cutting-edge solutions that integrate engineered and biological systems to remove CO2 from the atmosphere, restore ecosystems, and secure food systems. Our multidisciplinary team of world-class scientists, engineers and maritime operators is working as fast as possible while the world is burning. We’re looking for a Systems Technician to join our Macroalgae Expansion team. Our team is developing novel production systems for macroalgae cultivation at scale, as well as supporting ongoing research and verification platform architecture, systems, and design. Our team is responsible for the built environment as it pertains to Running Tide’s Macroalgae growing systems -including by not limited to high level systems designs, including fluid flow dynamics and equipment sizing, hvac system design and optimizations (specifically cooling equipment), electrical systems designs, software integration for automating macroalgae research and production, contractor and vendor management, project managements, material sourcing, budget tracking, and team management, and project execution. This is a full-time salaried position located in Portland, Maine You Will: Work with multi-disciplinary teams to help design, source, and execute on projects pertaining to macroalgae production. Be primarily focused on installing and troubleshooting technical systems, including HVAC systems, electrical systems, water and air flow and delivery systems, and built environments Help to commission systems once complete Help to train technicians and end users of the system upon successful commissioning Help to establish maintenance protocols and advice on best practices in the R&M process Take input from multiple stakeholders and be flexible on day to day directives / priorities You Are (or You Have): Excited to learn what you don’t know Incredible mechanical aptitude across a wide array of space (electrical, plumbing, multi-material fabrication) Independently motivated with a strong ability to communicate effectively and stay on task Capable of maintaining multiple projects and task lists in different phases Able to critically prioritize based on inputs from the team Excellent with hand and contractor grade power tools Excited to travel, including multi-weekly stints as needed Bonus Points: Fabrication experience (welding, cnc) Project Management Proficient with technology CEM background CAD Our teams operate with utmost persistence. We are tackling the world’s most difficult and important problems, and we are unwavering in our motivation to find a solution. At our core, we are innovators driven to do "more good" rather than "less bad" in the world. Running Tide is committed to building a diverse team, bringing as many possible perspectives to bear on the unprecedented challenges facing our planet. We are committed to building an inclusive environment where people of all backgrounds  can come to do their best work. All offers of employment at Running Tide are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check.

Process Development Intern, Substrate Development

Internship
Portland, Maine
Sep 26, 2022
Running Tide is an ocean technology company built to tackle humanity’s most urgent challenge: climate change. We build cutting-edge solutions that integrate engineered and biological systems to remove CO2 from the atmosphere, restore ecosystems, and secure food systems. Our multidisciplinary team of world-class scientists, engineers and maritime operators is working as fast as possible while the world is burning. We are expanding our substrate lab team and looking for a chemical engineering intern to help improve our material characterization and substrate development systems. The right person is curious, motivated to solve complex challenges, and driven to create novel ways to reverse climate change. This position will be onsite in our Portland, ME location for the Spring 2023 (January-June) season. **Must be willing to relocate to Maine for the entirety of your co-op** You Will: Interface between the substrate and software teams to improve data collection, entry, organization, analysis, and visualization Develop novel substrate measurement procedures and create experiments to validate results Design experiments to characterize material and process variables across products Perform root cause analysis on experimental data to improve lab processes You Are (or You Have): Competent using Microsoft Excel to manipulate datasets Comfortable using hand tools and assembling hardware Desire to fight climate change Bonus Points Experience with applied statistical analysis in a laboratory environment Experience with Python, VBA, or similar scripting languages Our teams operate with utmost persistence. We are tackling the world’s most difficult and important problems, and we are unwavering in our motivation to find a solution. At our core, we are innovators driven to do "more good" rather than "less bad" in the world. Running Tide is committed to building a diverse team, bringing as many possible perspectives to bear on the unprecedented challenges facing our planet. We are committed to building an inclusive environment where people of all backgrounds  can come to do their best work. All offers of employment at Running Tide are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check.

Mechanical Engineering Intern

Internship
Portland, Maine
Sep 26, 2022
Running Tide is an ocean technology company built to tackle humanity’s most urgent challenge: climate change. We build cutting-edge solutions that integrate engineered and biological systems to remove CO2 from the atmosphere, restore ecosystems, and secure food systems. Our multidisciplinary team of world-class scientists, engineers and maritime operators is working as fast as possible while the world is burning. We are expanding our verification engineering team and looking for a mechanical engineering intern to help with design, analysis, fabrication and testing. The right person is curious, motivated to solve complex challenges, and driven to create novel ways to reverse climate change. This position will be onsite in our Portland, ME location for the Spring 2023 (January-June) season. **Must be willing to relocate to Maine for the entirety of your co-op** You Will: Develop test hardware and execute testing of offshore verification buoys Design production tooling and support production of offshore verification buoys Develop novel substrate measurement procedures and create experiments to validate results Design experiments to characterize materials and process variables across substrate products You Are (or You Have): Experience with 3D CAD software and mechanical design Competent using Microsoft Excel for mechanical design hand calcs or data processing Comfortable using hand tools and assembling hardware Desire to fight climate change Bonus Points Experience with 3D printing, sheet metal fabrication or welding Experience with Python, VBA, or similar scripting languages Our teams operate with utmost persistence. We are tackling the world’s most difficult and important problems, and we are unwavering in our motivation to find a solution. At our core, we are innovators driven to do "more good" rather than "less bad" in the world. Running Tide is committed to building a diverse team, bringing as many possible perspectives to bear on the unprecedented challenges facing our planet. We are committed to building an inclusive environment where people of all backgrounds  can come to do their best work. All offers of employment at Running Tide are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check.

Electrical Engineering Intern

Internship
Portland, Maine
Sep 21, 2022
Running Tide is an ocean technology company built to tackle humanity’s most urgent challenge: climate change. We build cutting-edge solutions that integrate engineered and biological systems to remove CO2 from the atmosphere, restore ecosystems, and secure food systems. Our multidisciplinary team of world-class scientists, engineers and maritime operators is working as fast as possible while the world is burning. We are expanding our verification engineering team and looking for an electrical engineering intern to develop, build, and test our proprietary monitoring platforms. The right person is curious, motivated to solve complex challenges, and driven to create novel ways to reverse climate change. This position will be onsite in our Portland, ME location for the Spring 2023 (January-June) season. You Will: Research, design, and develop electronic systems ranging from custom circuit boards to off the shelf systems Develop and execute test plans for electronic systems Build and assemble prototype and production systems Work with internal and external teams to deliver fully integrated solutions You Are (or You Have): Strong fundamentals in electronics Comfortable using standard test and lab equipment such as multimeter, oscilloscope, and soldering iron Ability to prototype electronic systems which may include some electrical, software, and mechanical design Experience with microcontroller and development boards such as Arduino, Raspberry Pi, etc Desire to fight climate change Bonus Points: Experience using an EDA tool (we use Altium) Comfortable with linux and embedded systems Experience with Python or similar scripting languages Our teams operate with utmost persistence. We are tackling the world’s most difficult and important problems, and we are unwavering in our motivation to find a solution. At our core, we are innovators driven to do "more good" rather than "less bad" in the world. Running Tide is committed to building a diverse team, bringing as many possible perspectives to bear on the unprecedented challenges facing our planet. We are committed to building an inclusive environment where people of all backgrounds  can come to do their best work. All offers of employment at Running Tide are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check.

Geochemical Modeler

Full time role
Remote
Sep 14, 2022
Running Tide is an ocean technology company built to tackle humanity’s most urgent challenge: climate change. We build cutting-edge solutions that integrate engineered and biological systems to remove CO2 from the atmosphere, restore ecosystems, and secure food systems. Our multidisciplinary team of world-class scientists, engineers and maritime operators is working as fast as possible while the world is burning. We’re looking for a Geochemical Modeler to work with our R&D team on designing and modeling carbon removal solutions utilizing an Ocean Alkalinization Enhancement (OAE) pathway. The Geochemical Modeler will apply their knowledge of ocean chemistry to design interventions and understand intervention impact at whole-Earth scale using computational models. This is a full-time salaried remote position with the option to work locally in Portland, Maine. You Will: Perform hands-on modeling for carbon sequestration via marine carbon dioxide removal technologies (i.e. Ocean Alkalinity Enhancement, macroalgae cultivation) Contribute to the design of carbon sequestration strategies by demonstrating intervention impact using computational models Guide the development of laboratory and field experiments to enhance Running Tide’s knowledge of ocean chemistry Contribute to Running Tide’s Ocean Modeling Platform Work with leading ocean and climate models like MITgcm You Are (or You Have): A recent PhD or postdoc, or industry equivalent, in chemistry, oceanography, or related field with an emphasis on quantitative and model-based techniques; knowledgeable of and fluent with research-standard models and tools. Experience with reactive transport modeling, marine geochemistry, fluid-rock-gas interactions Experience investigating chemical reactions between atmosphere, rock (or other porous media), and seawater brine interface In-depth knowledge of the ocean carbon cycle An Earth-system perspective of geochemical cycles Fluency with Python and Object Oriented Programming paradigms Eager to collaborate with a fast-moving team and support large-scale carbon sequestration initiatives Bonus Points: Experience building complex computational models Experience with reservoir characterization and saline fluid chemistry Expected Compensation Range: $110,000-140,000 annually, depending on experience Our teams operate with utmost persistence. We are tackling the world’s most difficult and important problems, and we are unwavering in our motivation to find a solution. At our core, we are innovators driven to do "more good" rather than "less bad" in the world. Running Tide is committed to building a diverse team, bringing as many possible perspectives to bear on the unprecedented challenges facing our planet. We are committed to building an inclusive environment where people of all backgrounds  can come to do their best work. All offers of employment at Running Tide are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check.

Shellfish Hatchery Technician

Full time role
Harpswell, Maine
Sep 13, 2022
Running Tide is an ocean technology company built to tackle humanity’s most urgent challenge: climate change. We build cutting-edge solutions that integrate engineered and biological systems to remove CO2 from the atmosphere, restore ecosystems, and secure food systems. Our multidisciplinary team of world-class scientists, engineers and maritime operators is working as fast as possible while the world is burning. We are seeking a full-time shellfish hatchery technician, with the training and experience in core disciplines relevant to spawning and rearing oyster, clam, and scallop larvae and spat. This candidate should have a strong understanding of the biological and physical processes that drive the intensive cultivation shellfish in early life stages. The hatchery technician will have the opportunity to work across all systems throughout the hatchery facility including the broodstock/spawning room, larval culture systems, spat culture systems, algae culture systems, and laboratory space. This is a full-time position, and the employee will work closely with the hatchery Assistant Manager, Hatchery Manager, and Senior Biologist. You Will: Routinely clean culture systems (tanks, plumbing), and adult broodstock oysters Consistently monitor system water quality and perform routine water quality tests Maintain system filtration and replacement of consumable components as needed Assist with oyster spawns and successful fertilization Examine and quantify eggs and larvae, daily Examine and quantify algae cell counts, daily Drain larvae tanks and subsequent grading/thinning of larvae Administer and monitor algae production and feedings Ensure successful setting of oyster larvae in spat culture systems Consistent, detailed and diligent record keeping in keeping with discharge regulations You Are (or You Have): A degree in marine biology/ecology, aquaculture, aquatic chemistry, or another related field Able to work well independently, and as part of a team Self-motivated and well organized Good time management skills and multi-tasking abilities A general knowledge of aquaculture Able to complete repetitive tasks with a consistent level of efficiency/quality Good communication and data collection/management skills Able to lift 50 lbs on occasion, and work on feet in a physically challenging environment Proficiency with Microsoft suite of office applications At least 1 year prior experience in an aquaculture production facility This position also requires a flexible work schedule that sometimes varies in the number of hours worked in a day, or in which the stop and start times in a day may vary. This may include working at any hour of the day (in the case of water quality/mechanical emergency), and workdays in excess of eight hours. The employee must also be able to work weekends on a rotating schedule. Expected Compensation Range: Our teams operate with utmost persistence. We are tackling the world’s most difficult and important problems, and we are unwavering in our motivation to find a solution. At our core, we are innovators driven to do "more good" rather than "less bad" in the world. Running Tide is committed to building a diverse team, bringing as many possible perspectives to bear on the unprecedented challenges facing our planet. We are committed to building an inclusive environment where people of all backgrounds  can come to do their best work. All offers of employment at Running Tide are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check.

Algae Hatchery Technician

Full time role
Harpswell, Maine
Sep 13, 2022
Running Tide is an ocean technology company built to tackle humanity’s most urgent challenge: climate change. We build cutting-edge solutions that integrate engineered and biological systems to remove CO2 from the atmosphere, restore ecosystems, and secure food systems. Our multidisciplinary team of world-class scientists, engineers and maritime operators is working as fast as possible while the world is burning. The Algae Technician will play an important role in the daily care of all microalgae species. A suitable candidate will contribute to all aspects of feeding and caring for algae across bag and K-tube systems, which will include monitoring, counting, inspection under a microscope, transfers, and data analysis. The Algae Technician will ensure that algae cultures consistently have a clean and productive environment in order to achieve optimal growth and quality standards. You Will: Perform duties accurately and according to protocols, providing optimal care to the algae independently and with minimal supervision, once trained. Monitor algae culture vessels from start to finish; assist in fabrication, setup, inoculation, harvesting, teardown, and cleaning of components. Prepare media, monitor cultures, maintain axenicity, and take samples Routinely clean culture systems (tanks, plumbing, pumps, etc) Consistently monitor system water quality and perform routine water quality tests Maintain daily records of care activities and observations, noting patterns and changes. Inspect algae material using a dissecting and/or compound microscope. Assist with and maintain inventory of equipment and supplies. Daily administering and monitoring of algae production and feedings, monitoring appropriate cell counts in shellfish culture tanks Perform other duties as needed or directed by the supervisor. You Are (or You Have): A degree in marine phycology, marine biology/ecology, aquaculture, aquatic chemistry, or another related field Able to work well independently, and as part of a team Self-motivated and well organized Good time management skills and multi-tasking abilities A general knowledge of aquaculture Able to complete repetitive tasks with a consistent level of efficiency/quality Good communication and data collection/management skills Proficiency in Microsoft office programs and Google Suite (Excel, Google docs, etc) - At least 1 year prior experience in a microalgal production facility or shellfish aquaculture facility where algae culture is a critical component of operations Physical and Other Requirements Ability to work at least 40 hours per week; including occasional weekends and holidays Ability to stand for extended periods, both inside an air-conditioned indoor lab with concrete floors and outside on on uneven surfaces. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Ability to perform fine manipulations with hands and fingers. Ability to use simple arithmetic skills in performing duties. Ability or willingness to learn to utilize laboratory equipment and work in a sterile environment. Ability to work with and around chemicals such as bleach and acid, following all safety guidelines This position also requires a flexible work schedule that sometimes varies in the number of hours worked in a day, or in which the stop and start times in a day may vary. This may include working at any hour of the day (in the case of water quality/mechanical emergency), and workdays in excess of eight hours. The employee must also be able to work weekends on a rotating schedule. Our teams operate with utmost persistence. We are tackling the world’s most difficult and important problems, and we are unwavering in our motivation to find a solution. At our core, we are innovators driven to do "more good" rather than "less bad" in the world. Running Tide is committed to building a diverse team, bringing as many possible perspectives to bear on the unprecedented challenges facing our planet. We are committed to building an inclusive environment where people of all backgrounds  can come to do their best work. All offers of employment at Running Tide are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check.

Vice President, Hardware Engineering

Full time role
Portland, Maine
Sep 8, 2022
Running Tide is an ocean technology company built to tackle humanity’s most urgent challenge: climate change. We build cutting-edge solutions that integrate engineered and biological systems to remove CO2 from the atmosphere, restore ecosystems, and secure food systems. Our multidisciplinary team of world-class scientists, engineers and maritime operators is working as fast as possible while the world is burning. We’re looking for a Vice President of Hardware Engineering to provide leadership and mentorship for Running Tide’s engineering teams. You Will: Manage a growing staff of mechanical and electrical engineers and technicians who are working on a broad array of ocean-facing hardware projects. Provide mentorship, skill building, and guidance. Create frameworks for managing constraints and tradeoffs between design, manufacturability, and test. Collaborate with other senior technical leadership to develop a robust and flexible engineering organization at Running Tide. Establish and sustain industrial best practices while applying new and relevant methods to increase efficiency and effectiveness. Put in place a PLM tool and drive adoption. Provide technical guidance and strategic oversight in planning, design, and development at scale of all processes and systems, including each system’s ongoing operation and improvement. Work to build a strong team and culture. Contribute to technical recruiting efforts. Ensure the optimal application of engineering resources, trading off internal and external (contractors, consultants, outsourcing) resources. Participate on Running Tide’s IP committee and contribute to building out our patent portfolio. Define the handoff / interface between engineering and operations, fabrication, and manufacturing at Running Tide. You Are (or You Have): A highly skilled engineer, having worked in world class hardware or manufacturing organizations. Seasoned in both the science and the “art” of engineering. Comfortable making decisions, negotiating tradeoffs, and adapting solutions to complex problems. An effective technical communicator; able to speak, write, and draw your intent. You expect to engage in solution-oriented and ego-free collaboration with interdisciplinary teams. An experienced and empathetic manager. Have built and led large engineering teams, appreciate the value of soft skill building, and have already learned most of the hard lessons. Data-driven and bias for action. 8-10+ years in a similar role. Bonus Points: Experience building hardware for an ocean environment. Expected Compensation Range: $180,000-200,000 USD per year + equity Our teams operate with utmost persistence. We are tackling the world’s most difficult and important problems, and we are unwavering in our motivation to find a solution. At our core, we are innovators driven to do "more good" rather than "less bad" in the world. Running Tide is committed to building a diverse team, bringing as many possible perspectives to bear on the unprecedented challenges facing our planet. We are committed to building an inclusive environment where people of all backgrounds  can come to do their best work. All offers of employment at Running Tide are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check.

Shop Technician

Full time role
Brunswick, Maine
Sep 7, 2022
Running Tide is an ocean technology company built to tackle humanity’s most urgent challenge: climate change. We build cutting-edge solutions that integrate engineered and biological systems to remove CO2 from the atmosphere, restore ecosystems, and secure food systems. Our multidisciplinary team of world-class scientists, engineers and maritime operators is working as fast as possible while the world is burning. This is an entry-level, full-time position. It is an opportunity to learn many different things that could allow you to move up and fill a fabricator, CNC operator, or welder role in the future. Expected Salary Range: $20-24 per hour. You Will: Grind aluminum to prep for welding Deburr parts when they come off of the plasma table Shop upkeep: sweeping, organizing scrap material, taking ownership of the fabrication tool box making sure tool sets stay complete and organized, taking trash out, etc. Install smaller items on the reef build list such as trim loc around the edges of bin slots, using the rivet gun to snap parts together in preparation for welding. Do oil changes on the air compressor Eventually run band saws to cut square tube and angle to length. Potential opportunities as a result of this position: The chance to learn the basics of CNC operation Grow your skills in fabrication, from learning how designs are thought through and implemented, learning how to properly read blueprints, as well as cut and fit parts to achieve the desired result. The chance to learn the basics of welding aluminum, if desired Learn how to maintain machinery and keep valuable equipment running at its peak form. Learning how to run a press brake safely and efficiently Opportunity for advancement, as these skills in areas of our shop improve there will become opportunities to advance into more lucrative positions and expand on those skills even further. Our teams operate with utmost persistence. We are tackling the world’s most difficult and important problems, and we are unwavering in our motivation to find a solution. At our core, we are innovators driven to do "more good" rather than "less bad" in the world. Running Tide is committed to building a diverse team, bringing as many possible perspectives to bear on the unprecedented challenges facing our planet. We are committed to building an inclusive environment where people of all backgrounds  can come to do their best work. All offers of employment at Running Tide are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check.

Aquaculture Systems Engineer I

Full time role
Brunswick, Maine
Aug 27, 2022
Running Tide is an ocean technology company built to tackle humanity’s most urgent challenge: climate change. We build cutting-edge solutions that integrate engineered and biological systems to remove CO2 from the atmosphere, restore ecosystems, and secure food systems. Our multidisciplinary team of world-class scientists, engineers and maritime operators is working as fast as possible while the world is burning. The Running Tide Nursery System is focused on the growth and husbandry of shellfish coming out of the Hatchery. As an Aquaculture Systems Engineer on this team, you will report to the Nursery Manager and be expected to coordinate with all adjacent personnel, teams, and capabilities in order to maximize the effectiveness of the Nursery team and systems. The responsibilities of this role will span from equipment operation, engineering design, fabrication and installation of systems, tracking shellfish biology with an emphasis on data collection and analysis. The handling and processing systems the company has developed target scalability and automation to enable large scale coastal restoration and healthy protein production. In this role, you will be responsible for working on-site directly with the shellfish and systems in development, generating design input based on real-world use cases, installation of new systems on-site, and participating in data collection efforts to correlate system and biological performance. You will also be asked to contribute to our growing knowledge base on husbandry best practices for emerging species in our systems. You Will: Work on-site (Brunswick) with shellfish processing and handling equipment in order to generate bug lists and inform design iteration Collect, record, and distribute data on shellfish biology metrics, inventory, environmental parameters, and system functionality to generate a complete picture of Nursery performance Provide leadership and guidance to all on the Nursery Team with respect to shellfish handling and processing best practices Execute and refine Nursery grading schedules to optimize shellfish growth and health Track and project shellfish growth in the Nursery system ensuring conditions are set for a seamless transition from the hatchery to the Grow-Out team Assist with routine cleaning and operation of aquaculture systems Execute all steps of a project from design to installation and maintenance Coordinate internal resources and external vendors for the execution of all assigned projects Forecast and communicate engineering support requirements, ensuring requests are properly routed Forecast and communicate fabrication needs for repairs and system component upgrades Manage maintenance issues with gear and equipment, pulling in additional support as needed You Are (or You Have): Collaborative and work well as part of a multidisciplinary team, while taking independent ownership of assigned workload Self motivated and well organized Strong time management skill and multitasking abilities Develop understanding of Nursery process to ensure proper prioritization of tasks Strong communication and data collection/management skills Able to lift 50 lbs. repeatedly and work on your feet in a physically challenging environment At least 2 years of experience in the aquaculture industry Bonus: Degree/coursework in aquaculture, engineering, marine biology, or related field Mechanical experience/aptitude (operating/repairing mechanical systems, use of basic tools, etc.) Experienced operator of small boats and working on the water 3-5 years of experience in aquaculture Expected Compensation Range: $60,000-$68,000 USD per year, dependent on experience Our teams operate with utmost persistence. We are tackling the world’s most difficult and important problems, and we are unwavering in our motivation to find a solution. At our core, we are innovators driven to do "more good" rather than "less bad" in the world. Running Tide is committed to building a diverse team, bringing as many possible perspectives to bear on the unprecedented challenges facing our planet. We are committed to building an inclusive environment where people of all backgrounds  can come to do their best work. All offers of employment at Running Tide are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check.

Quantification Engineer

Full time role
Portland, Maine
Aug 19, 2022
Running Tide is an ocean technology company built to tackle humanity’s most urgent challenge: climate change. We build cutting-edge solutions that integrate engineered and biological systems to remove CO2 from the atmosphere, restore ecosystems, and secure food systems. Our multidisciplinary team of world-class scientists, engineers and maritime operators is working as fast as possible while the world is burning. We’re looking for an Quantification Engineer to work with our R&D team on designing experiments and analyzing experimental results. This role on the Ocean Modeling team is embedded with the Substrate Development lab. The Quantification Engineer will identify key gaps in our knowledge, ask the right questions and design experiments to answer them, and analyze the results. The Quantification Engineer will work on a range of projects which will involve being hands-on in the lab and hands-on with computational models. This is a full-time salaried position located in Portland, Maine. You Will: Work with the Ocean Modeling and Substrate Development teams to design experiments Perform experimental work which includes engineering testing equipment and developing automated processes Collect data and analyze experimental results Coordinate the collection of experimental data for large or long-running projects Incorporate results and error analysis into dynamic computational models Triage testing priorities to ensure we are gathering the most pertinent information for our computational models You Are (or You Have): A strong background designing ocean experiments Education and experience in a technical engineering field (e.g. mechanical engineering, materials science) Knowledge of object oriented programming Bonus Points: Experience building complex computational models Welding or machining knowledge, or willingness to learn Expected Compensation Range: $60,000-80,000 USD per year, dependent on experience Our teams operate with utmost persistence. We are tackling the world’s most difficult and important problems, and we are unwavering in our motivation to find a solution. At our core, we are innovators driven to do "more good" rather than "less bad" in the world. Running Tide is committed to building a diverse team, bringing as many possible perspectives to bear on the unprecedented challenges facing our planet. We are committed to building an inclusive environment where people of all backgrounds  can come to do their best work. All offers of employment at Running Tide are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check.

Business Operations Associate (Iceland)

Full time role
Reykjavík, Iceland
Jul 23, 2022
Running Tide is an ocean technology company built to tackle humanity’s most urgent challenge: climate change. We build cutting-edge solutions that integrate engineered and biological systems to remove CO2 from the atmosphere, restore ecosystems, and secure food systems. Our multidisciplinary team of world-class scientists, engineers and maritime operators is working as fast as possible while the world is burning. We are looking for a reliable Business Operations Associate to support the management of the day-to-day business. The responsibilities include performing administrative tasks, assisting other company departments as needed, and ensuring smooth daily operations. We’re a fast-growing and dynamic organization, so we need someone with a versatile skill set to support a variety of different business functions with a diverse range of tasks. You will be responsible for a number of things and every day will look different. The ideal candidate is highly organized, collaborative and a self-starter. The Business Operations Associate will report to our Business Operations Manager. You Will: Participate in and own various ad-hoc projects, supporting our managerial team with cross-functional collaboration. Managing company documents, processes and other workflows. Team coordination: setting up meetings and brainstorming sessions, coordinating across teams, planning events, etc. Assist with HR-related day-to-day administrative tasks, participate in on-boarding and off-boarding procedures, and other projects across the various HR functions Lead and promote a fun & inclusive culture and set a positive example of our company’s values Collect and monitor data related to Running Tide and its team member’s carbon footprint in Iceland You Are (or You Have): Highly organized with excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Icelandic Strong sense of urgency and a passion for getting results Bachelor’s degree A team player with a positive spirit A passion for making a significant contribution to the fight against climate change Previous experience a plus Our teams operate with utmost persistence. We are tackling the world’s most difficult and important problems, and we are unwavering in our motivation to find a solution. At our core, we are innovators driven to do "more good" rather than "less bad" in the world. Running Tide is committed to building a diverse team, bringing as many possible perspectives to bear on the unprecedented challenges facing our planet. We are committed to building an inclusive environment where people of all backgrounds  can come to do their best work.

Materials Laboratory Technician

Full time role
Portland, Maine
Jun 22, 2022
Running Tide is an ocean technology company built to tackle humanity’s most urgent challenge: climate change. We build cutting-edge solutions that integrate engineered and biological systems to remove CO2 from the atmosphere, restore ecosystems, and secure food systems. Our multidisciplinary team of world-class scientists, engineers and maritime operators is working as fast as possible while the world is burning. Our team is pioneering novel carbon sequestration methods. We are looking for a materials laboratory technician to expand our team’s experiment and test capabilities. You will join a small team working on characterizing and improving biomass buoy performance in the open ocean. You Will: Iteratively develop new buoy recipes to optimize ocean performance characteristics Design and execute experiments, collect data, interpret results Operate process & test equipment (mixers, hydraulic presses, cure ovens, dehydrators, wavetanks, pH metersetc) Perform incoming, in-process, and outgoing tests and inspections on raw materials and finished product Maintain a safe and clean work environment Follow existing and develop new recipe specifications, data recording methods, manufacturing standards, and test procedures Track and document consumable stocks necessary to meet production timelines Clean and maintain lab equipment You Are (or You Have): A bias towards action A high degree of ownership and initiative Ability to adapt in a dynamic environment Experience using Microsoft Excel Bonus Points: Professional experience in a lab environment Technical Vocational/Trade School Degree Experience with material characterization analytical techniques Passion for combating climate change Expected Compensation Range: $20-$28 USD per year, dependent on experience Our teams operate with utmost persistence. We are tackling the world’s most difficult and important problems, and we are unwavering in our motivation to find a solution. At our core, we are innovators driven to do "more good" rather than "less bad" in the world. Running Tide is committed to building a diverse team, bringing as many possible perspectives to bear on the unprecedented challenges facing our planet. We are committed to building an inclusive environment where people of all backgrounds  can come to do their best work. All offers of employment at Running Tide are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check.

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