Oasis Systems

Vessel Chief Mate (Vessel Operations - Officer)

Job Locations US-CA-Port Hueneme | US-CA-Port Hueneme | US-CA-San Diego
Posted Date 2 months ago(5/13/2022 8:48 AM)
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Oasis Systems has an exciting opportunity for a full time Chief Mate supporting operations and testing of Unmanned Surface Vessels (USV). This project team develops and operates cutting-edge robotic ships for the US Navy in Port Hueneme, CA.    

EXPERIENCE LEVEL:  Three years experience as a Chief Mate of sea-going vessels.


CERTIFICATIONS: Current USCG Chief Mate license

SECURITY CLEARANCE: US Citizen Eligible for Secret clearance.

TRAVEL: Some travel is required.



  • Current USCG Chief Mate license 
  • Three years experience as a Chief Mate of sea-going vessels


  • Experience piloting and docking large USVs in manned-mode.
  • Experience supervising large USVs in unmanned-mode.
  • Experience conducting test and evaluation of large USVs at sea.
  • Experience working in DoD projects.        


  • Pilot large USVs in and out of port and at-sea in manned configuration. In this mode, the vessels are similar to a conventional offshore supply vessel.     
  • Remotely supervise operations of USVs in unmanned mode from a shore facility or chase vessel.
  • Supervise crew during manned at sea operations.
  • Support at-sea test and evaluation (T&E) of vessels and associated payloads.



  • At-sea testing may sometimes require extended-hours work weeks. Overtime and/or compensatory time is authorized for extended working hours.



Who We Are

Oasis Systems is a premier provider of customer-driven, cost-effective, and quality Engineering Services; Enterprise Systems and Applications; Human Factors Engineering; Information Technology and Cyber Security; Professional Services; and Specialized Engineering Solutions to the Department of Defense, Federal Aviation Administration, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and other Federal Agencies.


We strive to be an exciting and welcoming company that attracts, develops, motivates and retains the most talented, skilled and dedicated people in the industry; where they are encouraged to achieve personal excellence, purpose, and their full potential and career aspirations, while supporting mission-critical national security technologies and programs.


Oasis Systems is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of any legally protected characteristic including, but not limited to, race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, medical condition, military veteran status or on the basis of physical handicap which, with reasonable accommodation, render the application to satisfactorily perform the job available




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