Maritime & Workshop Technician

Who We Are

Oneka Technologies, a growing company from Sherbrooke, Canada, with operation sites in Florida and Chile, has the mission to make the oceans a sustainable, accessible and affordable source of fresh water. To achieve this, the Oneka team has developed a technology that produces potable water from desalination buoys powered exclusively by wave energy. This technology will enable coastal communities and industries to obtain fresh water produced in an environmentally friendly and economical manner. 

Job Description

The maritime technician will be supporting local operations to maintain, improve and operate the desalination buoys as well as executing various works at the workshop to support project operations and product improvements. More specifically:

  • Navigating by boat and conducting buoy inspections, maintenances, cleanings, repairs, improvements. (Hydraulic, mechanical parts, chains, shackles, etc.)
  • Workspace Optimizing and renovations;
  • Making different tools and assisting the team in several operations;
  • Identifying and remedying health and safety risks.

Requirements & Desired Profile

  • Desire to have a lasting impact on the future of our planet;
  • Do-it-yourselfer, technician or person who is good with his/her hands;
  • Small boat captain;
  • Good communication and problem-solving skills;
  • Enterprising and autonomous person;
  • Commitment, empathy, creativity and rigor;
  • Assets:
    • Technical skills in marine operations, mechanics, hydraulics and water treatment;
    • Scuba diving accreditation;
    • French speaking.

Environment & Working Conditions

  • Work located in Fort Pierce, FL and/or Chile;
  • Part-time or full time;
  • Devoted and hard-working team;
  • High growth and changing environment;
  • In-house training;
  • Diversified tasks


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