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Offshore Energy Research Programs - Engineers, Various Levels
University of Maine

Date Posted Jul. 2, 2020
Title Offshore Energy Research Programs - Engineers, Various Levels
University University of Maine
Orono, ME, United States
Department Advanced Structures and Composites Center
Application Deadline Jul. 13, 2020
Position Start Date Sep. 1, 2020
  • Professional Staff
  • Ocean Engineering
    Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering
    Mechanical Engineering
    Civil Engineering
    Engineering - Other

The University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center located in Orono, Maine is searching for qualified engineers to work in the area design, testing, and advancement of floating offshore wind and renewable energy technologies. The 9,300 m2, $110 million, ISO 17025-accredited laboratory employs over 240 people with expertise in offshore design, model testing, multi-scale materials and structures design and evaluation, composite materials analysis and manufacturing, finite element analysis and multi-physics modeling techniques. The Harold Alfond W2 Ocean Engineering Laboratory, housed in the center, consists of a deep multi-paddle wave basin with an integrated, rotatable wind tunnel that permits simultaneous application of scaled wind and wave environments for sophisticated floating body model tests. W2 is the only one of its kind in the world equipped with a rotating wind tunnel over a wave basin and also has a movable floating floor and a tow carriage. The facility is the home of a large offshore energy dedicated research team uniquely suited to design and test ocean energy devices, ship structures, oil and gas structures, as well as the effects of coastal erosion and sea level rise.

For more information about the Advanced Structures and Composites Center visit our website at:

Typical hiring ranges are below and are commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Engineer IV: $70,766 – $117,944
Engineer V: $81,381 – $135,635
Engineer VI: $93,588 – $155,980

Complete Job Descriptions:
Engineer IV
Engineer V
Engineer VI

  • The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Amie Parker, Interim Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

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Contact Information

  • Doreen Boutin
    Advanced Structures and Composites Center
    University of Maine
    35 Flagstaff Road
    Orono, ME 04469


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