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Blue Transfer Techician

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Blue Transfer Techician



Title:  Blue Transfer Technicians

Location: Homestead, Florida

Reports to:  Blue Transfer Supervisor

Classification:  Exempt   Non-exempt


At Atlantic Sapphire, we are re-imagining and implementing the most innovative and scalable approach to producing protein. Our salmon is raised in a revolutionary Bluehouse™ – the equivalent of a Greenhouse where fish are given ideal conditions to thrive. We are a Norwegian publicly traded company, and our US Operations are based out of Homestead, FL.

When joining Atlantic Sapphire, you are not only working in a company that cares about people’s health and well-being, but also for the health of our planet. We are a team committed to our fish, planet and people. Our culture is fast-paced, courageous, innovative, diverse, team-based and driven to build a common goal.

Blue Is The New Green!

Job Summary:

Transfer Technicians are responsible for the movement of fish throughout the systems. This position includes interaction with the system and the fish so situational awareness and alertness are paramount to achieve optimum fish health & welfare.


Core areas of responsibility are:


Responsible for fish transfers throughout the Bluehouse.

Responsible for following established fish and water transfer best practices -i.e.. Line flushing, setup preparation, mobilization and demobilization and active communication with other areas of the farm.

Complete daily system checklists.  

Monitor system operation and fish behavior.

Maintain strict biosecurity protocols.

Operate, adjust system conditions together with system managers

Collect, classify, and remove mortality during emergency harvests

Collect and maintain accurate records.

Interface with computers and apps.

Assist in fish growth sampling

Maintain a clean workspace before, during and after transfers.

Responsible to use, follow and improve checklists in Sweet Process

Ability to adapt in a fast-paced environment.

Troubleshoot, repair, or replace mechanical equipment (pumps, pipe flanges, etc.).

Maintain cleanliness of sensors (oxygen, pH, etc.).

Safely handle live fish.

Daily tasks may vary based upon the needs of the farm

Skills, competences, and knowledge to perform the work

Willingness to collaborate with team members.

Ability to work in complex multi-tasking environments

Ability to work well independently and as part of a dynamic team.

Ability to think critically and solve problems.

Ability to speak honestly and voice concerns.


Expected hours of work:

This job is hourly, and schedules may include daytime, nighttime, weekend, and holiday shifts. Lunch break is 1 hour and is coordinated daily with your manager. The facility is 24/hr. and may include fast response all hands-on deck calls should there be issues with the fish so flexible scheduling is required.

Preferred Education and Experience: 

Background in aquaculture, recirculating aquaculture systems, fisheries, or fish handling preferred Experience with mechanical, or pipeline work is desired.

Knowledge and use of hand tools, power tools, and related safety considerations preferred.


Work Environment



This job operates in a combined office and farm/production and construction environment.




Physical Demands :




Long periods of time standing, walking, climbing stairs. 




Kneeling and Crawling
Reaching. Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.


Standing. Particularly for sustained periods of time.
Pushing. Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
Lifting up to 50+ lbs
Repetitive motion.


Able to withstand hot, cold, and humid environments


Ability to operate heavy machinery (training will be provided).



The physical requirements of this position. 


  Sedentary work and up to 10 pounds of force/lifting


  Light work. Up to 20 pounds of force/lifting


Medium work. Up to 30 pounds of force/lifting


Heavy work. More than 30 pounds of force/lifting



Atlantic Sapphire is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to create and inclusive environment for all employees. We will extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, religion, color, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, marital status, familial status, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.










Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : High School, Associate Degree, Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : Farm Worker

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